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How the turmoil surrounding Brexit is already having an effect on academia in the UK.

I first started to write this post in the immediate aftermath of the UK Parliament descending into a pantomime-like farce; with fewer than 100 days ‘til the UK is destined to leave the EU, our elected representatives chose to spend their last days before the Christmas 2018 recess shouting abuse at each other. Let’s hope in the 71 days remaining before Brexit day, almost enough time for Phileas Fogg to go around the world, that UK politicians spend the time less shambolically but also that they suffer no more intimidation from mobs intent on blurring the lines between populism and extremism.
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Jan 17, 2019

Nature Reviews Microbiology 15th anniversary

Nature Reviews Microbiology celebrates its 15th anniversary and with it the microbiology community, many of whom have contributed directly and indirectly to the content of the journal. 

To mark this occasion, we wanted to give our readers a glimpse behind the curtains, and asked a few of our past authors and editors about their views on microbiology, the journal and their experiences of working with us in a series of interviews.

Our anniversary issue also contains the first of these ‘Under the Lens’ articles which are penned by microbial imaging specialists at the University of Oxford.

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