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Dog pheromones: do they work?

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To follow up from my post about the efficacy of cat pheromones, I wanted to delve into the scientific literature looking into the effects of pheromonotherapy (the therapeutic application of pheromones to treat behavior problems) on dogs. 990 more words


From Glyndebourne to Glastonbury: The Impact of British Music Festivals - Emma Webster and George McKay

A new report, written by Emma Webster and George McKay and published online last week, highlights the impact of British music festivals and shows that festivals are now at the heart of the British music industry, forming an essential part of the worlds of rock, classical, folk and jazz. 712 more words


Literature review [links]

In the beginning of a PhD, most students plan to read all the literature on their thesis topic. Many of them plan to publish them as literature review in journals. 63 more words


dealing with the space between literatures

Jackie Barker is a second year PhD student at the University of the West of England (UWE). Her research is on patient and public involvement (PPI) in a health network. 1,110 more words

Literature Review

Laline Paull- The Bees

Imagine a totalitarian society where your status and quality of life is determined at birth, where the weak and deformed are slaughtered for the greater good, ruled by an all-powerful Queen and her zealous minions who demand total adherence to the brutal state religion and reduce the helpless masses to lives of conformity through mind-controlling chemicals. 792 more words

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Paul McAuley- Fairyland

Fairyland, the Arthur C Clarke award winning novel from Paul McAuley, is most definitely not what I expected it to be. I came across it during a little Amazon splurge a while back whilst looking for decent Cyberpunk novels, and the allusions in the plot synopsis to a virus-designing protagonist and his clashes with greedy cops and gangs in dilapidated near-future London seemed pretty on the money to me. 1,034 more words

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Designing for agency (or, an app ain't gonna cut it pal)

“We can always say that individuals make choices, as long as we do not forget that they do not choose the principle of these choices.”  1,445 more words