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We're looking for a special someone to join our Science in Society team

For the last two years we (Rhian and Rebecca) have been getting by on a lot of adrenalin and with the support of an army of awesome tutors: but now we have new courses to launch and new plans to hatch and we need someone else to join our small, dynamic team. 343 more words

Science Communication

Science in Society: what you need to know.

AS Science in Society (AQA)

A very condensed list of the key science concepts you need to understand well.

Infectious disease, medicines and the germ theory of disease: 2,860 more words

Learning Resources

A report from DC, part 1: Climate messaging, growth/no-growth economics

This week I am reporting to you live from the National Council for Science and the Environment’s annual conference in Washington DC.  The conference’s theme this year is “Energy and Climate Change.”  This is my first time at this conference and I was invigorated by the speakers’ focus on real world problems from the local to global scale.   1,199 more words

Climate Change

My research in two and a half minutes

It’s been a quiet few months on AGua blogua, but I have a pretty good excuse–I passed my PhD comprehensive exams in December!  To make up for the posting paucity, here’s the big debut of a video explaining what I’m working on.   42 more words

Science In Society

Evolution: The Missing link in Medicine

“Nothing in biology makes sense except in the light of evolution.”

– Theodosius Dobzhansky

Evolution is arguably one of the most widely supported and powerful theories in all of biology, and potentially science as a whole. 1,504 more words


The germ theory of disease. Science in Society 6

Many diseases of humans, other animals and plants are caused by small organisms; microbes, such as bacteria, fungi and viruses which are present in the environment and can be passed on from already infected individuals. 978 more words

Learning Resources

Blogging all over the place

It’s been a few weeks since I’ve blogged here, but it’s not as though I’m not blogging at all. In fact, most of my posts lately have been appearing on the… 374 more words

Watershed Moments 3.0