And I'm one of them. This is important not least because of claims appearing over the weekend that Cochrane pulled its controversial review due to pressure from brain-addled trouble-making "patient activitists," rather than for scientific reasons. Claims that Cochrane had been harassed were made not by Cochrane themselves, but, rather, by the authors of the controversial... Continue Reading →
You want fame? https://youtu.be/vtgmnhRQir4 Yes, it's FameLab time again! The International FameLab Science Communication competition is returning to Galway in 2018! Book your ticket to attend the Galway Regional Heat during which participants will compete for two places in the Ireland final. Scientists from a variety of backgrounds will offer presentations that will answer a... Continue Reading →
It's tonight. More this: I need to tell you that the tickets are now all sold out. I'll be talking about binary opposition and null hypotheses (hey, I find that funny), so if you want to stand outside and tout your prebooked tickets to strangers passing by on the street, I will understand.
And here they are... It's a super-quaint nineteenth-century cabinet museum, where almost everything is catalogued and exhibited in glass cases. There is no VR here, no animatronic T-Rexes, no interactive installations or contrived 'Did You Know?' infographics in Comic Sans. I'm convinced that some of the furniture is of similar -- or greater -- cultural... Continue Reading →