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...

Habits

Nicholas Shea, Professor of Philosophy at the Institute of Philosophy (IP), was interviewed by BBC Radio on themes arising from his AHRC research project at the IP and King’s College London. The programme, Habit, explores the contrast between habitual behaviour and...
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...