Click on the image below to read the 3rd issue of this year's Litmus Paper - the daily newspaper for the Times Cheltenham Science Festival.
Here's a second offering fresh from the Cheltenham Science Festival - click the image below to read the issue.
Still in the honeymoon period, I can't stop taking pictures with my phone as I walk between meetings...
So the first day of the wonderful Cheltenham Science Festival is now over! Here's a quick little post which some of the volunteers put together to tell me about the most interesting science titbits they learnt today! "Last year, the richest 1% of the country had an average pay rise of 30%, whereas on average … Continue reading Top interesting facts of the day!
In the last of our interviews, Professor Gerry Thomas tells us about why the earthquake was nothing like Chernobyl, the frustration of misinformation in the media, and how science needs to change. So going back to the beginning, when you got involved in talking to the media, how did that happen, what was the process? … Continue reading Communicating risk – Professor Gerry Thomas
This term on the Science Communications masters at Imperial, we are split into groups of 3 and asked to produce a science communication product which draws on the theoretical work we have done so far. I was blown away on Tuesday when each of the groups gave a presentation on their final piece. Here's a few … Continue reading Make something about science…the Group Projects from the class of ’11
I am slightly odd... ok, ok – I’m very odd, but I’m actually talking about something specific here. I eat my food with my knife in my left hand. As a proud left-handed person, and a very stubborn child, I insisted that if I was a true leftie I was going to eat my food … Continue reading Lethal lefties!
Currently the front of my head is throbbing with the dull ache of a tension headache. I cannot pinpoint the source of the pain; it’s lingering somewhere behind my eyes and yet at the same time is gripping my forehead. It is deeply uncomfortable, and I’m waiting for the painkillers to kick in and relieve … Continue reading The science of a tension headache!
The latest issue of Imperial College's amazing termly science magazine, I, Science, is now out! Check out the I, Science website - As well as being able to read all of the latest features, you will be able to read an incredible new blog post every day! This is the feature I wrote for this term's edition. … Continue reading Metropolitan metrics
Last night the Horizon which I worked on last summer aired; Predators in Your Backyard. Based on an initial idea I pitched, I got to develop, research and set up filming for the programme. It was my baby, and so making the decision to start my Masters over going away to film in those stunning … Continue reading Wolves and Panthers and Bears! Oh My!