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Is this research article any good? Clues when crossing disciplines and asking new contacts.

As a reader, you know whether a journal article is good or not by any number of signs. Within your own field of expertise, you know quality research when you see it: you know, because you have done research yourself and you have read & learnt lots about others’ research. 752 more words


OUR Spotlight Series

As mentioned in previous posts, I have a lot of love and respect for Pitt’s Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR). I participated in numerous programs sponsored by the OUR throughout my undergraduate career and eventually had the opportunity to serve in a leadership role my senior year, as an Undergraduate Mentor (more information about that can be found… 675 more words

The 'Glass Brain' shows neuronal firing in real-time!

Stunning 3D ‘glass brain’ shows neurons firing off in real-time. The structure of the brain is mapped using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). The user then wears cap covered with electrodes that measure differences in electric potential to record brain activity.  58 more words

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Thinking About Purposeful Learning Across Collaborative Educational Spaces (PLACES)


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INTERDISCIPLINARY LEARNING…is one of the top buzzwords in Higher Education today, yet for more than a century debates have raged about which discipline (sociology, psychology, economics, anthropology…) best prepares students to understand the world around them. 917 more words

Collective Intelligence

Reflections on Journal Publishing by Kimberley Braxton.

Here are some reflections from PhD student, Kimberley Braxton, on the experience of publishing work in Under Construction @ Keele. Kim, who is now a member of the journal staff, is a second-year PhD student in English Literature. 635 more words

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