Geeky reads is a new feature of this blog: a collection of links to stories and other material that are relevant to the themes of The Geek Manifesto.
In today’s roundup:
Imran Khan, director of The Campaign for Science and Engineering, on the need for a “Kitemark” scheme to reward and recommend best practice in science and maths education.
Rosemary Bennett, in The Times (paywall) on the poor quality of expert witnesses giving evidence in the family courts.
Lisa Raffensperger, on the Campaign for Science and Engineering blog, explores how UK research and development spending stacks up against the rest of the G8.
Union of Concerned Scientists receives $1m donation towards a new Centre for Science and Democracy, to encourage evidence-based policy in the US.
Dick Taverne’s Sense About Science annual lecture poses the question: what has science ever done for us? The Guardian Science Weekly Podcast has it here.