Magdalena Skipper

Magdalena Skipper

@Magda_Skipper

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Editor in Chief @nature Geneticist, editor, accidental potter. Former Editor in Chief of @naturecomms. Views are my own

London, England
Joined on February 24, 2011

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An account in Nature of Sir Ernest Shackleton's Antarctic expedition describes it as "... one of the most adventurous of Polar expeditions." Read the full piece from 1916 here: https://go.nature.com/2ZrA0Rl  #Nature150

An account in Nature of Sir Ernest Shackleton's Antarctic expedition describes it as "... one of the most adventurous of Polar expeditions." Read the full piece from 1916 here: https://go.nature.com/2ZrA0Rl  #Nature150

Meet the women who won’t let the Anthropocene become a Manthropocene - Elle magazine picks 27 fab ones but there are many many more.... https://www.elle.com/culture/a27733802/women-in-conservation-list/ … @Revkin

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Einstein despaired at the war fever that overtook his colleagues in Berlin

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#Onthisday in 1963, Valentina Tereshkova becomes the first woman in space on the Vostock 6 mission #WomeninSTEM

#Onthisday in 1963, Valentina Tereshkova becomes the first woman in space on the Vostock 6 mission #WomeninSTEM

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What drives individuals to become curious about some but not other sources of information? I missed this paper when it came out back in April; now part of the June issue of @NatureHumBehav (see also N&V https://www.nature.com/articles/s41562-019-0565-y …)

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Is fear of 'espionage' threatening collaborative & global nature of science? "Innocent yet meaningful scientific collaborations have been portrayed as somehow corrupt and detrimental to American interests. Nothing could be further from the truth”

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Melloddy research consortium: an interesting PPP €10m from participating pharma & €8m from the EU Innovative Medicines Initiative to promote drug discovery with #AI, using #blockchain & decentralised machine learning @IMI_JU @MELLODDY_IMI

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Quoted @Magda_Skipper

I stand with @NIHDirector! I have made the the same pledge "not to chair all-male panels" but so far have not made it public. Well here it is. No more #manels https://nyti.ms/31pLOoR 

And one more takes the pledge...official now !! Just great....Much appreciated !! #EqualGenderRepresentation #NoMoreManels #ComeForward #LetUsPledge

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Quoted @reShashi

I like it! How about panels with no black/brown people? https://twitter.com/magda_skipper/status/1139473306480992256 …

This is an important point. Diversity has many axes; we must remember it. While for a time we may choose to focus on one of them we must not lose sight of the others. Much work remains to be done

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I stand with @NIHDirector! I have made the the same pledge "not to chair all-male panels" but so far have not made it public. Well here it is. No more #manels

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Expert elicitation put into use to explore a relationship between climate and conflict @nature

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Expert elicitation has emerged as a method for gathering the collective expertise of diverse specialists with often conflicting views. The goal is not to generate definitive answers, but to quantify uncertainty and highlight areas of overlap.

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Do you enjoy reading about the physical and molecular basis of development and stem cell function?A great opportunity to join a fab editorial team to represent the interest of the field @nature and help shepherd great studies towards publication  
http://tiny.cc/urt57y 

Do you enjoy reading about the physical and molecular basis of development and stem cell function?A great opportunity to join a fab editorial team to represent the interest of the field @nature and help shepherd great studies towards publication http://tiny.cc/urt57y 

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.@accelerate_HER amazing women and men at this event to promote gender diversity in tech Now Mary Lou Jepsen of openwater 'if people aren't laughing at the scale of your ambition - then be bolder' with @Magda_Skipper editor in chief of Springer Nature

.@accelerate_HER amazing women and men at this event to promote gender diversity in tech
Now Mary Lou Jepsen of openwater
'if people aren't laughing at the scale of your ambition - then be bolder' with  @Magda_Skipper editor in chief of Springer Nature

A great partner for a 'Fireside chat' - Mary Lou Jepsen @mljmljmlj, just a shame it was so short.... 12 minutes in we were just warming up... @accelerate_HER @Founders_Forum

Russian biologist plans more CRISPR-edited babies

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This week we've reported on another plan (this time before the work is done) to carry out germline gene editing in humans - ethical considerations & policies are not keeping up with the technology development. The time to fix it is now, not later @WHO

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Protesters in Sudan, including academics, are demanding that universities become free of government influence.

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Wonderful to see a journal editor recognised for his leadership and vision - Many congratulations to @richardhorton1 on receiving this year’s #RouxPrize http://www.healthdata.org/roux-prize 

Wonderful to see a journal editor recognised for his leadership and vision - Many congratulations to @richardhorton1 on receiving this year’s #RouxPrize http://www.healthdata.org/roux-prize 

Life in the lab -- a collection of Nature articles on work, life, luck, mental health in the scientific lab, with help and advice on how to succeed, when to take a break, and who to turn to when things get tough https://go.nature.com/2wHo8OP 

Life in the lab -- a collection of Nature articles on work, life, luck, mental health in the scientific lab, with help and advice on how to succeed, when to take a break, and who to turn to when things get tough https://go.nature.com/2wHo8OP 

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