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Science Sunday: Twitter and conferences? Do they mix?

Hello there bloggies! Welcome to Science Sunday! This time though we are coming to you on Monday. Thank you all for bearing with me!

Fall is just around the corner. 654 more words


My job interview power point

I have been applying for lecturer jobs for the past 4 years. After several frustrating email messages, I finally got to the interview process. However, this time the interview was a bit different than all the others I had attended as a viewer. 80 more words


August 31st 2015 - Richard Facey, Natural Resources Wales & Cardiff University

I was the sort of child that was happiest looking at birds and bugs, collecting shells, rearing tadpoles and caterpillars, and generally being muddy.  Nothing much has changed in adulthood. 207 more words


Frogs and roads don't mix (Part 3)

At last – the final installment of this intriguing trilogy!  The third reason that frogs and roads don’t mix is that the noise of road traffic (cars, trucks, motorcycles and other vehicles) can make it difficult for frogs to be heard by other frogs.  488 more words


Mozambique and the coelacanth

Like the currency of many African countries, the notes and coins of Mozambique feature images of some of the majestic animals of Africa: the elephant, the rhino, the lion. 1,173 more words


Better representation of science on television?

The following frame appears in an episode of Partners in Crime, a BBC adaptation of the Agatha Christie novel The Secret Adversary.

Despite being a programme that is very upper-middle-class on everything else (setting, plot, characters), I find this representation of a scientist (okay, wartime bomb expert turned “cool” science teacher*) far more accurate than the usual choice of: 241 more words