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Edinburgh heats: Famelab 2015

Last night, I had the privilege of being on the judging panel for the Edinburgh heat of Famelab 2015. It was a real pleasure seeing 13 budding science communicators take to the stage and engage us with their love of science, technology or engineering in just 3 minutes! 123 more words

Photonics, music, discovery - creativity in science

Just in case you still think that creative people do arts and the sciences are for people who are good at knowing stuff but lack imagination, have a look at this RiAus interview with physicist (and cellist) Tanya Monro. 88 more words

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Surviving Thanksgiving

Without a doubt, the most troubling (and usually hilarious) comments I hear about science happen around the Thanksgiving table. Whether it’s your crazy uncle from out of state or your neighbor’s grandma, Thanksgiving small talk tends to erupt into a storm of nonsense. 136 more words

In Search of Ourselves - BBC Radio 4

Spent a year as a Junior Researcher for a 25-part series exploring the origins and development of psychology and psychiatry. Worked alongside producers and presenter Martin Sixsmith to transcribe interviews, rough edit sequences, source and clear archive, and record links in an external location. 8 more words

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The Last American Dinosaurs Has Arrived!

Dinosaurs are once again on display at the National Museum of Natural History. Opening just in time for Thanksgiving weekend, “The Last American Dinosaurs” provides a much-needed dose of paleontology while the main fossil hall is being renovated. 832 more words



Nowadays, popularizing science on the popular media is an unquestionable thing. As 21st century civics, apparently people get used to utilize various kind of media to disseminate the information. 514 more words


Indigenous voices needed

One effect of increased interest in climate change is that many scientists and policy-makers want to hear from indigenous peoples.

While native folk have been delegitimized historically as unscientific and irrational, today’s movers-and-shakers welcome hearing indigenous voices. 215 more words