The Incredible Shrinking Man is a speculative project that investigates the implications of downsizing the human species to better address the demands on the Earth. It has been a long established trend for people to grow taller. As a direct result we need more resources, more food, more energy and more space. At the dawn of agriculture about 10,000 years ago, an estimated 5 million people lived on Earth.
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A squid whisperer might be about to help revolutionise experimental biology. Bret Grasse is one of the most renowned keepers and breeders of cephalopods, a group of animals that includes squid, cuttlefish and octopus, and his expert knowledge of these Read more […]
In this episode, Aleš Vaupotič shares his perspectives on the world of digital humanities and its impact in the society.
Zehra Sayers narrates recent events at Boğaziçi University in Turkey, currently under a strong attack from the Turkish Government.
Interdisciplinarity has become a key for science development and ESOF is an opportunity for young researchers to practice it.
Do you really know what causes you to formulate the beliefs you hold dear? Would it surprise you to learn that you’re not in full control? As human beings, we are wired to construct our opinions in highly specific ways—and more often than not, evolution wins out over conscious decision-making. Read on to examine exactly how this occurs, and find out what you can do to regain sovereignty over your own perceptions, assumptions, and life choices. Think you’re the only one in charge? Not so fast…for all of us, there are forces at play that merit a deeper look.
In this Q&A we talk to Dr Sam Illingworth and Dr Paul Wake from Manchester Metropolitan University, about the card game that they have made to develop dialogue around climate change and heat decarbonisation.
In the unique Sea Encounters Art (S.E.A.) project on the Dutch island Texel, marine scientists cooperate with artists. The result is exhibited this summer on various locations on the island.
Their BIOFILM project shows fascinating time-lapse images of microbial life, in which cyanobacteria play the lead role.
IPBES recently released a preliminary report about the alarming rate of extinction for nearly one million species heading for the “sixth extinction”.
Recently, it was unmistakably once more Valentine’s Day , the celebration of love. In commemoration, this discussion will explore notions of love and its meanings from varying studies. In writing about “love”, is a call of hope, whereby we may find Read more […]
Academic and research integrity cannot be a side project or an afterthought. Integrity and ethics must be central to everything we do and every decision we make. We must work to ensure that we are putting integrity at the forefront of our mission and operations. To achieve objectives mentioned it requests to respect the framework of integrity policies, processes and procedures at all institutional levels. Integrity policies, processes and procedures are an inseparable and significant part of the whole set of functions/activities within an institution that work together for the aim of the institution.