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Sue Ferns

Sue Ferns

EU approves CETA, but the fight is not over

The European Parliament has voted in favour of a free-trade agreement between the EU and Canada (CETA), with 408 votes for, 254 against and 33 abstentions.

Lobby for the future of Euratom

Having waited six months for the Government to clarify its intentions about Brexit, the Supreme Court judgement on 24 January requiring Parliamentary consent for exit, presaged frenetic political activity.

Government Science and Engineering broadens access to the profession

Membership of the Government Science and Engineering profession will be open to public sector organisations – and no longer restricted to civil servants.

Government Science and Engineering – a high-profile, proud and effective profession

Raising the profile and celebrating the success of Government Science and Engineering is not only the right thing to do, but essential to safeguard its future.

Impact of Brexit on STEM – share your stories from the frontline

Before the EU referendum I blogged about our members’ concerns over the implications of Brexit for their work and later in June about the ugly rise in racism and xenophobia after the result.

Why an industrial strategy could help us tackle climate change

What can the UK learn from its German and Danish neighbours on how to develop a sustainable industrial strategy?

We can all help make the UK a little less ugly

One of the first social media posts I saw after the EU referendum result commented that the UK had become a poorer and uglier place.

Working harder, not smarter?

While political introspection dominates news from Westminster, Prospect is keeping its eyes firmly on what matters to members at work.

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