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30th May 2016 - Sally Faulkner, Queen Mary University

I spent most of my twenties, running round the world, testing my parents sanity to the brink with harebrained hippy ideas and avoiding any sort of responsibilities. 267 more words


Bullshit fighting

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According to American philosopher Harry Frankfurt, a key difference between liars and bullshitters is that the former tend to accept that they are not telling the truth, while the latter simply do not care whether something is true or not. 505 more words

Behind the #scicomm scenes: Talking to children about meat production

Our group recently had a paper published in the journal Appetite. The personal inspiration for this work came partly from my time working as a PhD student at Sydney and Melbourne shows in the Pigs and People display. 1,028 more words

Science Communication

The Greyhound Sisters

These two pups were at the SPCA when I visited last week, but I wouldn’t be surprised at all if there were long gone. After all, their brindle brother was sold as I arrived, and I was stoked to see his new human carrying him away from his cage. 484 more words

Dog Breeding

Current Congressional Appropriations for FY2017 Keep Geoscience Funding Relatively Flat

By Kasey White, GSA Director for Geoscience Policy

Washington, D.C. – With limited days in session before the election, the House and Senate are moving quickly on appropriations bills. 720 more words

Public Policy

Earth Science Week 2016: 8th - 16th October

This year’s Earth Science Week is still more than four months away, but we’re already making plans!

A 9 day long celebration of the geology all around us in the UK and Ireland, Earth Science Week is an opportunity for museums and other outreach organisations to highlight their collections, for geologists to engage with new audiences, and for the public to explore the geology around them. 377 more words


What does it mean to "do science"?

This is a guest post by PhD student Shaun Turney. I fully endorse it. It’s awesome.

As a scientist, when I’m brushing my teeth, I’m doing science. 545 more words