As I prepare to leave for Boston at the end of the week, transatlantic flights and the prospect of air turbulence is fresh on my mind.
A six-year old’s first foray into radio…
While food fraud has been discussed thoroughly in terms of globalisation, and even in the context of security and acts of terrorism, to my knowledge there has yet to be much discussion on food fraud in the context of climate change and an uncertain environment.
In grade 3, my best friend Sarah would be tackling the Lord of the Rings series for the third time, while I was reading X-men and Spiderman. We both turned out OK…better than OK.
When I hit the ‘send’ button, I just hope that my changes are helpful, that I haven’t accidentally slaughtered the science in the process and that the review panel will now have a better chance of understanding the importance of this research. But I will never know for sure.
Well, it’s here…the second annual Cabot Institute Magazine came out online last week with print versions expected this week. It’s always so exciting to see a project like this come together through the hard work of a small and dedicated group of people, including the Cabot Institute’s Philippa Bayley and Amanda Woodman-Hardy. This year’s issue…
The best way to learn to tell your science impact story well is to tell it often.
As the controversy over fracking rumbles on, attention is turning to another, cleaner underground energy source: geothermal. But its greatest potential is in areas where drilling can be risky. Dr Juliet Biggs is investigating one such area: the East African Rift in Ethiopia. Read the full article in Nonesuch magazine →
Without volcano monitoring, the risks for many vulnerable communities are unknown.
Even the non-responsive editor will no doubt eventually reply to the most persistent writer, but part of me thinks that if I have to try that hard to get a response, would I really enjoy working with you anyway?
An impact case study needs to summarise as much as 15 years of research and define the impact it has had in the past 5 years, including evidence, all within four pages of accessible text – this is where I come in.
I tell the journalist story more frequently because everyone can relate to a magazine article…but it’s only part of my story.