Why Darwin matters today

This February marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of Charles Darwin and 2009 is the 150th anniversary of the publication of On the Origin of Species.

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Why books are important

Since 2003, Bristol’s annual Great Reading Adventure has encouraged everyone in the city to read the same book at the same time.

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Darwin: A Graphic Biography

We asked Bristol-based writer Eugene Byrne and illustrator Simon Gurr to talk about their most recent collaboration for Bristol’s seventh Reading Adventure.

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Learning to love science

The Shell study Learning to Love Science says that children’s interest in science wanes after the age of 14.

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Universities and ideas

Ideas are far more powerful than guns. We don’t allow our enemies to have guns, why should we allow them to have ideas?

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