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Applying the story circle to academic writing

Storytelling comes naturally to humans, but since we live in an unnatural world, we sometimes need a little help doing what we’d naturally do.

I’m a big fan of the work of 

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Good scientists publish, shitty ones blog. Or do they?

As scientists, we are in a very privileged position compared to the rest of population. Not only do we really enjoy what we do but we also get to choose what to work on ourselves. 614 more words


Artist of the week: Jill Pelto

With a double major in studio art and earth science, Jill Pelto is perfectly positioned to use her creative and research skills to communication environmental science. 115 more words


Grab a Grant

Take a look at these research proposal funding opportunities.

Cancer Research UK and Bupa Foundation Fund Innovation Grants

These aim to catalyse new multidisciplinary collaborations and develop innovative research in cancer prevention via sandpit workshops. 131 more words

Funding Opportunities

President Introduces New Initiative to Expand Computer Science Education

Washington, D.C. – President Obama has a message for young students: coding isn’t just for nerdy white guys anymore.

Obama’s “Computer Science for All Initiative… 915 more words

Geoscience Education

Red Sky on the Black Isle

In 2014, 22 birds of prey including 16 red kites were found dead in one small area of the Black Isle in Scotland.  One year on, their story has not been forgotten.   326 more words


Google Meets Life Sciences

Hot and dry Dallas evening. After fighting the traffic and looking for a non-existing parking space, I finally made it to the event featuring a presentation by Dr. 795 more words