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Living with Alopecia: On Self-Care in Academia

I have debated about writing this blog post. But as many articles have been published of late on self-care in academia (see Raul Pacheco-Vega’s article or… 887 more words

Academia

the problem of academia

If science as we understand it (The Enlightenment Project, modernity etc) is on a timeline then the social “sciences” would do better to stop hitching their wagon to science. 397 more words

Academia

Silk Road News: Of Frauds and Chus

Frauds and anti-White ideologues.

See this.  It’s not enough that Chinamen make cheap knock-offs of clothing and electronics, etc. – now they are doing so for scientific reagents.   63 more words

Asians

Managing different kettles!

These days the tea is boiling in many kettles- many, many in fact. And diverse, non-overlapping ones as well. Yesterday I started one major part of the work in data collection for the phd research- so that is a big enterprise by itself. 1,181 more words

Mental Health And Illness

Employability: the role of the academic tutor

Employability may be an ugly word, but it is increasingly an important part of teaching and learning at my higher education institution. In a world of tuition fees, student satisfaction scores and information gathering about leavers’ destinations, I imagine that its importance will also continue to grow. 1,392 more words

History

India's (unacknowledged) contributions to Mind Sciences by Rajiv Malhotra

Indian embassy in Washington DC kick started their Third International Yoga Day (2017) celebration with the below lecture by Rajiv Malhotra. It was an amazing talk! 463 more words

History

"Chasing Space: An Astronaut's Story of Grit, Grace, and Second Chances" by Leland Melvin #Spotlight

“Chasing Space: An Astronaut’s Story of Grit, Grace, and Second Chances”

Author: Leland Melvin

Genre: Memoir/Scientists/Sports

Release Date: May 23, 2017

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In this moving, inspirational memoir, a former NASA astronaut and NFL wide receiver shares his personal journey from the gridiron to the stars, examining the intersecting roles of community, perseverance and grace that align to create the opportunities for success. 202 more words

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