Media

AHRC Science in Culture Theme in the Media

May 2015

Orchid spotters help map climate change, BBC Earth, 27 May 2015, http://www.bbc.com/earth/story/20150520-orchid-spotters-help-map-climate-change

Ophelia Deroy, Co-I Rethinking the Senses, ‘Eat insects for fun, not to help the environment’, Nature Vol 521, Issue 7553, 27th May 2015

March 2015

Article, ‘Zoouniverse: Science Gossip’ http://www.scientificamerican.com/citizen-science/zooniverse-science-gossip/

Article, ‘Citizen Science Goes Meta’, Popular Science, 13th March, http://www.popsci.com/citizen-science-goes-meta

November 2014

Article ‘The Medieval Bishop who helped to unweave the rainbow’, Michael Brooks, The Guardian, 27th November 2014. http://www.theguardian.com/science/blog/2014/nov/27/bishop-unweaved-rainbow-times-higher-education-award

AHRC Research Network ‘The Scientific works of Robert Grossseteste: Lost Legacies and the living past’ was the subject of a feature ‘What science can learn from a 13th Century Bishop?’ on ITV news Tyne and Tees on 19th November 2014. The feature is available to watch here http://www.itv.com/news/tyne-tees/update/2014-11-19/what-science-can-learn-from-a-13th-century-bishop/

Professor Barry Smith, AHRC Science in Culture Theme Leadership Fellow ‘On the Philosophy of Good Taste?’, part of the ‘A History of Ideas’ series, BBC Radio 4, 18/11/14 http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b04p845z

Professor Barry Smith, AHRC Science in Culture Theme Leadership Fellow participated in ‘Why are things beautiful?’, part of the ‘A History of Ideas’ series, BBC Radio 4, 17/11/14 http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b04p7xlx

Interview with Dr Giles Gasper, Durham University, Principal Investigator for The Scientific Works of Robert Grosseteste: Lost Legacies and the Living Past’, BBC Radio Newcastle 16/11/14 (02.37) http://www.thejournal.co.uk/north-east-analysis/analysis-news/vindolanda-roman-fort-stages-chicken-8109908

Article’Vindolanda Roman fort stages chicken history day this Sunday’, 14/11/2014, The Journal http://www.thejournal.co.uk/north-east-analysis/analysis-news/vindolanda-roman-fort-stages-chicken-8109908

October 2014

Innovation award ‘Metamorphoses: Gaming Art and Science with Ovid’ was the subject of a feature ‘The Biology of Books’ on ITV Meridian News on 21st October 2014. The feature is available to watch here http://www.itv.com/news/meridian/story/2014-10-21/the-biology-of-books/

July 2014

Professor Barry C Smith, AHRC Science in Culture Theme Leadership Fellow features in a video of a debate, Neuroscience vs. Philosophy recorded at How the Light Gets In Festival in Hay-on-Wye http://iai.tv/video/neuroscience-vs-philosophy

Professor Barry C Smith, AHRC Science in Culture Theme Leadership Fellow appeared in a Guardian Science podcast about Human Consciousness. http://www.theguardian.com/science/audio/2014/jul/14/science-consciousness-science-weekly-podcast#start-of-comments

May 2014

A conference ‘Revealing Lives: Women in Science 1830 – 2000’ at the Royal Society, organized by AHRC ‘Women in Science Research Network’  featured in BBC Radio 4, Inside Science on 29th May 2014 http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b044j948

Article about AHRC Large Grant ‘Cultural and Scientific Perceptions of Human Chicken Interactions’ in Nature, 27th May 2014. Chicken Project gets off the ground: Effort aims to unravel history of bird’s domestification, Nature, 27/05/14

Dr Claire Jones, Co-Investigator from the AHRC ‘Women in Science Research Network’ featured in a Guardian Science podcast about the forgotten women of science on 9th May 2014. http://www.theguardian.com/science/audio/2014/may/12/science-weekly-podcast-dna-synthetic-biology

March 2014

Comment piece and podcast about AHRC The Ordered Universe project in Nature, 12th March 2014  http://www.nature.com/news/history-a-medieval-multiverse-1.14837 Article about AHRC The Ordered Universe project in Science News, 12th March 2014 https://www.sciencenews.org/blog/context/medieval-cosmology-meets-modern-mathematics

February 2014

Professor Colin Blakemore, Principal Investigator for AHRC Large Grant ‘Rethinking the Senses: Uniting the Philosophy and Neuroscience of Perception’ on Radio 4, ‘Start the Week’ on 10th February 2014.  http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio/player/b03trkc1

January 2014

Article about AHRC Research Network, ‘The Chimera Network’ Bloodlines project in Times Higher Education on 30th January 2014. http://www.timeshighereducation.co.uk/news/transplant-inspires-siblings-bloodlines-project/2010835.article

October 2013

Article about AHRC Large Grant ‘Cultural and Scientific Perceptions of Human Chicken Interactions’ in Nature, 1st October 2013. ‘Cross the Road: Research on Chickens is legitimate but scientists and funders must learn to justify it’, Nature, 01/10/13