The Science of Autumn

It’s that time again – the nights are drawing in, the temperature is falling and the birds are beginning to migrate. As the signs of the changing seasons start to appear, as lovers of all things science-related, we couldn’t resist looking into the reasons behind one of our favourite phenomena of this time of year […]

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A day in the life of a Kapler Communications PR Intern

Do you remember what you were doing at 08:30am on Thursday 15th August 2012? I certainly do – I had just received the best text message from UCAS telling me my place had been secured at Manchester Metropolitan University to study Advertising and Brand Management. I was over the moon and my hard work in […]

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Scott Partnership companies achieve the gold standard of service for the PR industry

We are delighted to announce that the Scott Partnership group of companies, which includes Kapler Communications, The Scott Partnership and Phoenix MarCom, has passed the PRCA Communications Management Standard (CMS). The PRCA (Public Relations Consultants Association) is the largest PR association in Europe, and the internationally recognised CMS is the industry’s quality certification for public […]

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Maximise your ROI at this summer’s industry events

Fresh back from a successful trip to the 63rd annual American Society for Mass Spectrometry show in St Louis, we’re already packing our bags for the next trade show. Next week, you’ll find us at ACHEMA, the leading show for the chemical engineering and process industries. We’ll be in good company too, with 3,800 exhibitors […]

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ASMS 2015 – a model conference event

By Richard Kent This week finds me in St Louis, Missouri, at the 63rd ASMS Conference on Mass Spectrometry and Allied Topics along with many hundreds of mass spec specialists as well as a number of our clients – instrumentation companies that provide them with the essential tools of their trade. While enjoying the show, […]

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Science writing – Sorting out fact from wishful thinking

There is nothing many people like more than sitting down after a busy day at work with a large glass of wine (or two!). While we are frequently reminded that excessive drinking is best avoided, there have also been numerous reports that moderate drinking can have some benefits for our health. The mainstream media seems […]

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You too could be a superhero

Abby Edwards The world of science fiction has introduced us to characters, creatures and aliens who posses a vast range of super human powers. On the topic of sight alone, we’ve been introduced to heat vision, x-ray vision and hypnotic vision and some of these technologies have since developed into military equipment. You may be […]

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Making food safe this World Health Day

Today is World Health Day and the theme is making food safe, from farm to plate. The majority of people will, at some point in their lives, experience a food or water borne disease. Unfortunately, more than 200 diseases are spread this way. Foodborne pathogens can cause severe diarrhoea or debilitating infections, while chemical contamination […]

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A science show with a twist of chocolate

The last time you unwrapped a bar a chocolate did you consider the science behind the cacao bean? In the run up to Easter this year, 1333 bars of chocolate were melted together in a two day building process to create a giant Easter egg designed to celebrate the science behind chocolate. Showcased at The […]

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