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Youth work

Young audiences in museums.

How do you get them into your institution and how do you keep them there? That is the bane of many museums’ existence. 432 more words



Mobile Living Room is a DIY outdoor furniture which is designed to encourage public engagement and going ‘for a walk’.

Have a look!


Public engagement: hidden costs for research careers? --Times Higher Education

“Some early career scholars feel there is not enough support for academics who reach out, say Richard Watermeyer and Jamie Lewis”

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Whose History is it Anyway?

Critically acclaimed and immensely criticized, the film Selma unapologetically centralizes black people as key actors in the Civil Rights movement and the passage of the Civil Rights Act and the Voting Rights Act. 1,501 more words

Sport History

A Geophysical Study of 'Earth Energies' in Avebury's Ritual Landscape using a Magnetic Susceptibility Field Coil

This article is supplemental to A Legend Landscape.

51º24’40.76N 1º51’20.09W

After the Total Station battery failed on the first day, we proceeded to set up a 300m datum North to South and used basic triangulation to set out grids covering 300m2 between Swallowhead Spring and West Kennet long barrow. 447 more words


You can fight “Apathy"

When nobody shows up for that public hearing or that planning charrette, we sigh and say, “Well, people are just apathetic.” This site brings you a seven-minute TED talk suggesting that it is isn’t so much apathy as it is a self-fulfilling prophecy. 86 more words

Master Plans

Reducing years of work into a few lines

I think it is every scientists nightmare to be asked, in 500 words or less, to describe fundamental biochemical theorem, background information and results of a project in a way that is both interesting and accessible to the great general public ( ie those of you who don’t use the word aliquot to describe a small pot of jam, and don’t ‘titrate’ milk into your tea). 215 more words

Lab Work