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Review of Graham-Smith ‘Unseen Cosmos’ (for British Journal for the History of Science)

Draft of a review I did. May be of interest to those who like popular astronomy, history of popular astronomy, semicolons, and/or bizarrely long sentences. Final version, along with other reviews by some excellent and lovely people, here (behind paywall) … Continue reading

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Can Social Scientists Write More Clearly? Seminar at Oxford Internet Institute

Originally posted on sidewayslookatscience:
A talk I gave at the Oxford Internet Institute . Thanks to Vili Lehdonvirta for organising, and all the (physical and digital) attendees. Update: At the invitation of Vyacheslav Polonski I went back to OII and…

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Who are the Audiences for Science Communication in the Twenty-First Century? Talk at the Society for the History of Alchemy and Chemistry

Delivered at the Royal Institution, London, 14th November 2015. With thanks to Hattie Lloyd for the invitation. More details on the Society for the History of Alchemy and Chemistry here. Slides available here, and half-finished script here. Please contact me … Continue reading

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Global Lab: Death of Distance

I helped out with another episode of the Global Lab podcast series. We talk about digital politics, 18th century patronage, and rhinos. It’s all good fun.

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Resources for researching large social media sites (from ‘Science in Public’, UWE, 9th-10th July 2015)

The Presentation (including big list of useful resources at the end): SiP Presentation A Useful Bibiliography Internet Research Bibliography A Fun Crowd-Sourced Mock-Up Spreadsheet Mockup IFLS More on my research project and questions (though a little old now) https://sidewayslookatscience.wordpress.com/2014/10/16/one-year-in-research-part-i-giving-birth-to-a-research-project/

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Can Social Scientists Write More Clearly? Seminar at Oxford Internet Institute

A talk I gave at the Oxford Internet Institute . Thanks to Vili Lehdonvirta for organising, and all the (physical and digital) attendees. Update: At the invitation of Vyacheslav Polonski I went back to OII and delivered a second version … Continue reading

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‘Third Age’ podcast for Global Lab series

One of a few upcoming episodes I’m helping to design and put together – so if you have any suggestions for episodes, or want to get involved with the team (who are great) please do get in touch. (As part … Continue reading

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