Is ‘Boffin’ a Dirty Word? – Sixty Symbols

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We discuss a campaign to stop scientists being called "boffins". More links and info below ↓ ↓ ↓

Featuring University of Nottingham scientists Phil Moriarty, Martyn Poliakoff, Emma Chapman, and Oliver Gould.

Here is the Institute of Physics "Bin the Boffin" campaign –

And the Daily Star’s response:

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