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Press Release from the Korean Federation of Women’s Science & Technology Associations

June 16, 2015


[press release] KOFWST and Sir Tim Hunt_June 17I just received this press release from the Korea Federation of Women’s Science & Technology Associations. It outlines the apology that Sir Tim Hunt sent to them after his comments last week.

In Media Res

June 28, 2011


The programme excerpt shows the start of a television programme which was the BBC’s response to ‘ClimateGate’. It was presented by Sir Paul Nurse, Nobel winning president of the Royal Society. The programme posed the question: Why in a world that is so dependent on science, do some people not trust scientists? He has a […]

The Dark Side of Science Journalism?

February 7, 2010


The Dark Side of Science Journalism? At the recent Science 2010 Online conference in North Carolina, I was co-presenting a paper and posing the somewhat contentious question “How does a journalist know which scientists to trust?” It was an attempt to outline some of the more difficult processes that the science journalist has to navigate […]