Note: this post was written for the purpose of making sense of some questions, so it might not always flow linearly. But I hope to get some responses from others on some of these questions that I am asking. 1,787 more words
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There is much to take in on Darwin – a constant barage of books, journal articles, magazine features, blog posts, podcasts, videos on YouTube, etc. It can be a daunting task to keep up with it all and stay current with what historians and writers are discussing about Darwin: his life, his scientific work, and his legacy which permeates many fields beyond those sciences in which he worked. 954 more words
Initially, I thought that I had a good way-plan for my PhD study. I believed that all I needed, roughly, was to plan a focused and intensive reading into the main areas of my research. 940 more words
There are good journalists, just as there are honest politicians; the problem is they’re hugely outnumbered by the rest. I know there are some fantastic reporters out there who do a great job, so I mean no disrespect to them in saying this, but frankly there are too many reporters out there who make Ron Burgundy look like a genius, especially the folks on TV. 2,193 more words
An exhibition at the Bodleian Library,
22 November 2013 – 18 May 2014Open daily. Admission Free.
2014 marks the 800th anniversary of Roger Bacon’s birth and provides an appropriate occasion to celebrate Oxford as a world centre of medical learning. 128 more words