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Book review: The Scientist's Guide to Writing

Late last year I wrote a review of Stephen Heard’s book The Scientist’s Guide to Writing. After a long wait, my review has just been published in Austral Ecology. 76 more words


What's new(s) in science

I teach introductory biology courses to college students. It’s a busy time of the semester, with exams and assignments and the balancing act of all that goes on in and out of the classroom (for students and professors alike). 1,750 more words

A stark warning from 15,000 scientists

Humans have been harming the environment for years, whether we want to admit it or not.

Now, 15,000 scientists from 184 countries have put out a stark warning to us all: get it together, or we’re doomed. 186 more words

University Of Colorado Journalism

100 papers that every ecologist should read

If you’re a regular reader of CB.com, you’ll be used to my year-end summaries of the influential conservation papers of that calendar year (e.g., 2016… 693 more words


Welcoming Hannah Little, new lecturer in the Science Communication Unit

My name is Hannah Little. I’m a new lecturer at the Science Communication Unit. I will be teaching Science Communication at foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate levels, specially focussing on areas in digital communication. 892 more words

Science Communication Unit

Review: The River of Consciousness

The River of Cosnciousness
by Oliver Sacks
256 pages
Publishes October 24, 2017

From Goodreads: From the best-selling author of Gratitude, On the Move, and Musicophilia, a collection of essays that displays Oliver Sacks’s passionate engagement with the most compelling and seminal ideas of human endeavor: evolution, creativity, memory, time, consciousness, and experience. 622 more words


Large Chemical Libraries of Dyes

In early October, I successfully completed my preliminary examination and have been accepted into PhD candidacy at NC State! This examination required a written document describing my research efforts, a 40 minute presentation about these results, and a private Q&A session with my committee after the presentation. 565 more words