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Mr. Peter A. Lawrence

Member, Department of Zoology

University of Cambridge

HQ Phone: +44 1223 333400

Email: p***@***.uk

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University of Cambridge

Downing Street

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB2 3EG

United Kingdom

Company Description

The Cambridge Canadian Studies Initiative (CCSI) was founded in 2004, creating a new focal point for Canadian Studies at the University of Cambridge. The CCSI was widely welcomed as reestablishing an institutional presence for Canadian Studies at Cambri ... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Senior Investigator

The Wellcome Trust Limited

Editor

Development

Researcher At the Laboratory of Molecular Biology

MRC

Director

Zoology Ltd

Affiliations

Advisory Board Member
Biologists Ltd

Emeritus Scientist
LMB

Fellow
molecular biologist and Royal Society

Member
EMBO Courses

Member
European Molecular Biology Organisation

Emeritus Scientist
Medical Research Council

Fellow
The Royal Society

Editorial Board Member
Cell

Fellow
The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences

Education

Ph.D.

PhD

University of Cambridge

Web References (196 Total References)


Developmental Biology 20, 263-290 ...

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Developmental Biology 20, 263-290 Recommended by Peter Lawrence (University of Cambridge) The first article in this series was the 1940 paper that first identified the number of cell layers in the shoot meristem.[...]


Editors and Board | Development

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Peter Lawrence (University of Cambridge, UK)


Peter A. Lawrence of the ...

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Peter A. Lawrence of the Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, and the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge has written a beautifully argued article, The Mismeasurement of Science.

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Lawrence argues eloquently a point that I too have been advocating for years. It is well known that, in spite of an increased proportion of women entering biomedical research as students, there has been little, if any, increase in the representation of women at the top. This causes much hand-wringing among university bureaucrats, who fail to notice that one reason for it is the very policies that they themselves advocate. Women, I suspect, are less willing to embrace the semi-dishonest means that are needed to advance in science. As Lawrence puts it
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It is interesting that Peter Lawrence is associated with the Laboratory for Molecular Biology, one of the most successful labs of all time.
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If that method were adopted, the Institution would pressurise its members to behave in precisely the same bad ways as Lawrence has described, in order to increase the aggregate score (see also http://www.dcscience.net/goodscience/?p=4 )
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The Mismeasurement of Science, by Peter Lawrence (who is one of the signatories of the [...]
10 What Vince Cable got wrong about research, what he got right, and what should be done // Sep 13, 2010 at 17:08
[...] still put up with a system that seems, at times, not much different from slavery. See, for example, The Mismeasurement of Science by Peter A. [...]
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Such numbers can be reached only by unethical behaviour, as described by Peter Lawrence in The Mismeasurement of Science.
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[...] should spend Christmas reading Peter Lawrence's wonderful essay on The Mismeasurement of Science.
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Peter Lawrence has set out the [...]
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Once again, I'm reminded of Peter Lawrence's essay, The Mismeasurement of Science. Speaking of the perverse incentives and over-competitiveness that has invaded academia, he [...]


Peter Lawrence and Tom Sanders ...

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Peter Lawrence and Tom Sanders discuss scientific life after 65

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Although mandatory retirement was phased out in the United Kingdom in 2011, its effects can still be felt, says Peter Lawrence, 73, a developmental biologist at the University of Cambridge and an outspoken opponent of age discrimination.


Society for Developmental Biology | Developmental Biology - Society for Developmental Biology Lifetime Achievement Award

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2011: Peter A. Lawrence (University of Cambridge)

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