Monthly Archives: March 2012

Why must this dryness be written by us?

I thought this was a nicely satirical article on the ‘scientific’ style of writing. It’s funny but also makes some interesting points. More relevant to scientists writing papers but there are some more general ideas in there that are worth … Continue reading

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Film by Geoff Marsh: How to see around corners

Those of you did the podcasting workshop will be familiar with Geoff Marsh’s audio and video work for Nature. Here is the finished film that I think he mentioned to you during the workshop:

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Scientists and Journalists need different things from science

Interesting post from Tim Skellett at Nature’s Soap Box Science blog. Makes the case for the value of good science blogging as a resource for journalists.

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This is a news website article about a scientific finding

This is the article by Martin Robbins that Blake Suttle mentioned in his Outside the Lab session this afternoon. Enjoy. This is a news website article about a scientific finding | Martin Robbins | Science | guardian.co.uk. P.S. Took about … Continue reading

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Bad Science – live!

You’ve read the book. Now watch the movie:

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Bizarre article by Simon Jenkins in The Guardian

If anyone can explain to me what Simon Jenkins is going on about, I’d be grateful. Universities need the guts to break this Faustian pact with research | Simon Jenkins | Comment is free | The Guardian. Is this one … Continue reading

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Second Blogging Workshop

Later that day, a second group of students attempted to penetrate the blogosphere…

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