Posts made in March, 2013

New app shows how science fuels growth

Posted on Mar 26, 2013

New app shows how science fuels growth

Growth Stories, a new app for iPad and iPhone was launched this week by EPSRC to showcase the many ways science and engineering contribute to growth – economic growth, growth in new technologies and skills, and how research helps create jobs and wellbeing. With a new story added each week, Growth Stories will feature 50 stories about EPSRC-funded science and how it helps generate growth – from low-cost solar power for the developing world to new medical technologies. The Growth Stories project was created and led by Matter PR’s Managing Director David Reid, who was head of...

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Matter’s launch featured in PR Week magazine

Posted on Mar 6, 2013

Matter’s launch featured in PR Week magazine

PR Week Magazine ‘Former science funding comms chief launches agency’ Click here to read full article on PR Week website.    

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From our archives: extreme observatories

Posted on Mar 4, 2013

From our archives: extreme observatories

Following the announcement that the UK government are providing £88m in funding for what will become the world’s biggest optical telescope, the European – Extremely Large Telescope (E-ELT), we delved into our archives. The E-ELT will be built in Chile’s “mirror valley” (the Atacama desert), but not all observatories are so easy to build or work in. In this feature from June 2006 Sky at Night magazine, Matter PR’s managing director David Reid tours some of the most inhospitable observatories on...

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