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Once I start reading a paper it can be hard to stop

A new article in PNAS, by Christopher Barrett and Mark Constas, jumped out at me because the big picture, trying to bridge econ and resilience, sounded a lot like what I talking about a bunch in my dissertation. 340 more words


US Council of Graduate Schools on support for cross-disciplinary research

The source in its entirety:

Identifying and providing funding, training and mentoring resources for graduate students who plan to conduct cross-disciplinary research are among the principles that graduate institutions in 14 countries aim to adopt.

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My walk to work

I like my morning walk to work. After parking my bike near the side entrance of the Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron (DESY) campus, I first pass one of the experimental halls being constructed adjacent to the… 502 more words

EMBL Hamburg


Happy Puttyfest!

What’s Puttyfest?

Puttyfest is a few days dedicated to celebrating people who boldly choose to follow many passions in life. Emilie Wapnick, founder of… 725 more words


SDHI Research Showcase - Monday 1st December

SDHI is hosting a Research Showcase on Monday 1st December in The Gateway Building at the University of St Andrews from 3.30pm until around 7pm.  Researchers are invited to present their work and activities at various work stations.  79 more words



The excellent news I have just received is that The Wellcome Trust have approved my application for funding for a three-month research visit to Glasgow University Medical Humanities Research Centre! 60 more words

Kappas & Kramer (2011). Face-to-face communication over the Internet

This edited volume is dedicated to what I call the “conversion” approach to the study of communication technology.  The essays here are looking at how communication as we know it in face-to-face settings converts or translates into an online setting. 568 more words