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We strive to actively promote public awareness and appreciation of science and technology, particularly the importance of measurement and the role of NPL. Here you can find out more about the interesting things we do, science outreach activities you can get involved in or take a look at some of our educational resources.
Explores how the science and technology community in the UK can come together to deliver world-class science that can change the way we live our lives and do business, influence government funding and policies while continuing to deliver value for money.
This edition of Insights is dedicated to big data, but what do we mean by that term? In this issue you will see big data referred to as both a technology and a solution to various challenges. You will also see it described as a challenge in itself with new approaches and algorithms needed to solve it.
This edition of Insights examines the role of light in a variety of applications, including measurement, energy generation and communications. It includes contributions from the UK National Committee for IYL2015, the Bureau International des Poids et Mesures (BIPM) and NPL.