To the list of books I’ve read in 2018. The Adventures of Peter Gray (2018) by Nathan Hopp This book tells us about a year in the life of Peter Gray, an anthropomorphic, orphaned wolf… Read More
I have a blog post titled Assessing Scientists By Publications And Impact Factor Is One Of The Most Harmful Scientific Practices on the OpenUP Hub blog. OpenUP is a European Commission… Read More
A new addition to my 2018 book list. A Brief History of Everyone Who Ever Lived (2016) by Adam Rutherford I got this book from my family when I went back to South Africa. I can’t recal… Read More
A new addition to my 2018 book list. The Conquest of Bread (1892, translation 1926) by Peter Kropotkin Despite some inconsistencies, what I do know is that Peter Kropotkin is the English ver… Read More
Despite the rather portentous date of Friday the 13th, it was also the second time I was involved with the Lange Nacht der Forschung or Long Night of Research. My first was in May 2016. &hell…Read More
Thousands have lived without love, not one without water. -W. H. Auden When I visited my family in Cape Town a few weeks ago there was one topic which came up every day; water. Even before h… Read More
One reason I can be glad of the two weeks I spent with my family in South Africa is because it gave me some time to catch up on some reading. It was also hot, so I didn’t actually writ… Read More
One of the nice things about reading older scientists’ blogs and Twitter feeds is that you get reminded of things you should know and have your own views corrected from their years of… Read More
This post is a bit late but I can finally finish up the list of books I read in 2017. Intimate Little Secrets (2017) by Rechan This one’s a little different from the others as it… Read More
This is a very positive post where I can congratulate my friend and co-worker Angelika Czedik-Eysenberg for being one of five female scientists in Austria to receive a L’Oréal-U… Read More
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