Perspectives are essays that express the London Institute’s point of view. They are on subjects ranging from science funding to our core values to the value of basic science. Published in leading papers, they are shaping national debate on how to kill bureaucracy and accelerate discovery.
The human impulse to look beyond the horizon, “to boldly go where no man has gone before”, leads us to the most transformative discoveries.
To mark the launch of Britain’s new science agency ARIA, which aims to tackle the toughest problems, we made a list of the 23 most important mathematical challenges of our time.
THE DAILY TELEGRAPH
As we emerge from the biggest remote-working experiment in history, we reveal the fundamental reason why office work will win.
As the government creates its Advanced Research & Invention Agency, it could learn from the exceptional history of the Royal Institution.
We are delighted to announce that we have moved to the Royal Institution, where we will expand our programme of curiosity-driven research.
SCIENCE IN PARLIAMENT
If the government wants a broader ecosystem of scientific research organisations, it needs to support non-university science. Here’s how.
Physicist Roger Penrose discusses the art of science, AI hype and links between playfulness and profundity in an interview with Thomas Fink.
From Newton to Penrose, Britain has always excelled at theoretical science — so why doesn't the government do more to support it?
Bit.Bio has partnered with the London Institute for Mathematical Sciences on a moonshot mission to create every human cell type for use in biomedical research.
In The Spectator, the London Institute talks about the value of basic science and what the British government should do to promote it.
open access government
In Open Access Government, the London Institute argues that Britain’s record of scientific leadership will continue regardless of Brexit.
TIMES HIGHER EDUCATION
In the Times Higher Education magazine, the London Institute contends that “We need to challenge the university monopoly on research”.