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MURAP 2015

We are very excited to have the opportunity to work with the 2015 Moore Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program (MURAP) scholars beginning May 26, until they depart on July 30. 99 more words

Events

Robustness in legged systems

As part of the graduate programme at the RVC (Royal Veterinary College), we give talks every year of our PhD in the Internal Seminar series. I was due to give mine today – but as I sit here snotting and coughing over my keyboard, I can’t help but feel that the people of the RVC will be glad that I had to cancel. 1,229 more words

PhD

Holiday Weekend in Germany by Jacob

Mayeesha and I have decided to write about different things this time, so make sure to read both posts! She is going to discuss our lab work and provide updates on our research. 592 more words

Historical Charts and David Ramsay's Narrative of Progress

A while back Slate’s “The Vault” blog ran a piece on John Sparks’s “Histomap” from 1931. I was recently reminded of that post as I came across a number of eighteenth-century historical charts during my dissertation research on eighteenth-century American history culture.[1] In the eighteenth century, there were conflicting understandings of historical time. 2,029 more words

American Revolution

Why is objectification bad?

Every morning while making my bed, I catch my reflection in the mirror across my apartment and lift my shirt to assess my midsection. Turning to the side, sometimes I think, “Not bad.” But more often than not, my eyes linger on the slight bulge of my tummy. 1,438 more words

Research

The Objectification of Women – It Goes Much Further Than Sexy Pictures

When feminists decry the objectification of women, most people immediately think of the images that saturate our magazines, movies, adverts and the Internet, of women in varying stages of undress, dolled up and presented for the male gaze. 977 more words

Research

Everything We Do in Real Life is a Radical Act

One of the greatest challenges for art in the modern world is how to function within an increasingly homogenous education system that is trapped in its own bureaucracy. 832 more words

Contemporary Art