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Scientists and engineers bring Brexit concerns to Parliament

Prospect members from a wide range of science and engineering disciplines will tell MPs and Lords today (Tuesday 7 March) how uncertainties about Brexit are impacting on them and their organisations.
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Write to your MP about exiting Euratom today

Prospect is urging all members, especially those who work in the nuclear industry, to write to their MPs about the government’s decision to leave the European Atomic Energy Community (Euratom).
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Prospect condemns decision to leave European atomic energy community

Scientists and engineers developing a new source of cleaner energy have described the prime minister’s intention to leave the European atomic energy community as ill-informed, irresponsible and unnecessary.
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Specialist staff highlight flaws in Higher Education and Research Bill

The Higher Education and Research Bill being debated in House of Lords on 6 December poses a risk to thousands of specialist staff because of how the bill defines a ‘relevant specialist employee’, Prospect union has warned.

Raising Horizons exhibition puts women scientists in the picture

Prospect is supporting an ambitious project which has brought together four scientists and a photographer to re-imagine fourteen historic women from archaeology, geology and palaeontology.
Trowel Blazers pictures 2016

The robots are coming
20 July 2016