Mark Carrigan shares excerpts from the academic blog written by Professor of Philosophy and University Chancellor, Daniel Little and reflects on the professional development and rising influence of the open-source academic. For both Little and Carrigan, the integration of blogging … Continue reading →
This originally appeared on LSE Review of Books. Is there a special novel that you return to every Christmas Eve? Did a book given as a gift start you thinking about a new angle on your research? Inside this Academic Inspiration … Continue reading →
Managing Editor Sierra Williams presents a round-up of popular stories from around the web on higher education, academic impact, and trends in scholarly communication. Novelty Squared: A Challenge of Modern Interdisciplinary Scientific Collaboration by Joshua Bloom, Astrophysics professor at UC Berkeley. One of the … Continue reading →
After reading a great post by the Smithsonian Institution Archives on Archiving Family Traditions, I started thinking about my own activities as a steward of my and my family’s digital life. I give myself a “C” at best. Now, I am not a bad steward of my own digital life. I make sure there are […]
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Before his death in 1975, scientist and philosopher Conrad Hal Waddington wrote two popular science books on the complexity of the problems facing Earth. Brigitte Nerlich revisits these works and finds Waddington’s interdisciplinary approach to science communication still highly relevant today, … Continue reading →