Mathematical Cultures: the London Meeting 2012-14

This book is one of the outcomes of a series of three meetings on mathematical cultures, principally funded by the UK Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC), as a network under its Science in Culture theme.  There is a description of the network on its website...
Can’t count sheep? You could have aphantasia

Can’t count sheep? You could have aphantasia

Heartbeat 1, Susan Aldworth, 2010. Image courtesy of the artist and GV Art gallery, London   If counting sheep is an abstract concept, or you are unable to visualise the faces of loved ones, you could have aphantasia – a newly defined condition to describe people...
Living the interdisciplinary researcher’s environment

Living the interdisciplinary researcher’s environment

This is a guest blog by Dr Carina Fearnley, Aberystwyth University, a participant in the ECR Workshop on ‘The Lived Environment’. As an interdisciplinary researcher I am used to feeling isolated. Ironically whilst the ability to translate your work across...
Engaging the Senses at the Glasgow Science Festival

Engaging the Senses at the Glasgow Science Festival

This is a guest blog post by Dr Keith Wilson, Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Glasgow ‘Rethinking the Senses: Uniting the Philosophy and Neuroscience of Perception’. The Glasgow Science Festival showcases some the outstanding contributions made by Glasgow and...