Author Archives: Jon Bounds

Science Online: As Science Bloggers, Who Are We Really Writing For?

Emily Anthes from the Public Library of Science blog network came back from the ScienceOnline 2011 conference thinking about the audience and purpose of blogging about science: “I couldn’t help but wondering whether we sometimes get trapped in an echo … Continue reading

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Science Online: Analysing Newspapers on Mental Health

In a project that has some parallels to some CASC (in the work package ‘Tools for building a scientific culture‘, some work is being done on development of a software to explore the presence of scientific concepts in the headlines … Continue reading

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Science Online: iPhone/iPad apps for science teachers

The Frog Blog has lots of useful reviews and links to recommended apps for teaching science. Including Touch Physics, of which it says: “is a game where you must use your knowledge of the laws of physics to move a small wheel … Continue reading

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Science Online: Thoughts and links from around the web

Some of the most interesting science thoughts and links from around the web: Public Attitudes to Science workshop — Scicommbobulate “The workshop was organised by the market research company Ipsos MORI, who on this occasion has been commissioned by the … Continue reading

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Science Online: I’m a Scientist Get Me Out Of Here

I’m a Scientist, Get me out of Here! is an event that gets young people talking to real scientists online. Here’s how they explain it: “I’m a Scientist is a science dialogue event where school students talk to real scientists … Continue reading

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Science Online: Thoughts and links from around the web

Some of the most interesting science thoughts and links from around the web: Does blogging devalue science journalism? – NOTICING/ SCIENCE “Last week, i had coffee with my sort-of mentor, a veteran science journalist who i admire greatly and never … Continue reading

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Science Online: Interview with Michael Rawlins – Regulating research

Ben Goldacre points to an interview in the British Medical Journal where Luisa Dillner talks to Michael Rawlins, the man behind the Academy of Medical Sciences’ review of medical research governance, about current hurdles in getting clinical trials started and … Continue reading

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Science from around the web

Some of the most interesting science thoughts and links from around the web: Do Giraffes Float? – Scientific American“Strange as it may seem, the floating and swimming abilities of giraffes—or rather their supposed lack of floating and swimming abilities—have often … Continue reading

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