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People around the world are interested in creating wealth, using and adapting technologies for their own needs, having a say in democratic processes, using new media and engaging with popular arts, literature and culture. Particularly for the young, science and modernity are inseparable, and technology is culture. Images of a modern UK are unthinkable without science, engineering and technology.

Throughout our science network we arrange exhibitions , seminars, debates and other events to engage the public with science and issues surrounding it. Recent activities include the following:

We piloted Cafe scientifique by videoconference, which enabled us to link participants from three countries for an informal discussion on topical issues.

This year our network celebrates the 50th anniversary of the discovery of the double helix structure of DNA in a big way. Find out here what is happening.

'The benchmark by which blogger coverage of political events may be judged'- this is what was said about our first web log. Dailysummit opened a window on the Johannesburg World Summit on Sustainable Development. Over 120,000 visitors from 120 countries came to the site to check the news.

And, with Culturelab you can experience our user's guide to style, culture and technology in the UK.

To find out what is going on in our network, search our Global events calender.

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