Record of the Week (Week of 3 March 2014)

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Here is some Science ,Technology and Society (STS)-type literature that caught my eye this week:/


Social Science & MedicineTransnational nurse migration: Future directions for medical anthropological research

Committee on the Anthropology of Science, Technology, and Computing (CASTAC) Blog –  Dominic Boyer on the Anthropology of Infrastructure – Part 1 , Part 2


Environmental Policy & Governance ‘Going Green’?: The Limitations of Behaviour Change Programmes as a Policy Response to Escalating Resource Consumption

Journal of Consumer Culture

Journalist’s ResourceImpact of the new USDA school meal standards on food selection, consumption and waste


Globe and Mail

Environmental Policy & GovernanceWhich Way Does the Wind Blow? Analysing the State Context for Renewable Energy Deployment in the United States

Energy Geographies Working Group BlogWorld map of energy research released


Open CultureNew Google-Powered Site Tracks Global Deforestation in ‘Near-Real-Time’


Social Science & MedicineAttitudes toward vaccination and the H1N1 vaccine: poor people’s unfounded fears or legitimate concerns of the elite?

Climate CentralChina’s Toxic Air Pollution Resembles Nuclear Winter


R&D Management – 


Information, Communication & SocietyRevisiting the digital divide in Canada: the impact of demographic factors on access to the internet, level of online activity, and social networking site usage

The Guardian25 things you might not know about the web


Bulletin of Science, Technology & SocietyRussia’s Policy and Standing in Nanotechnology


Social Science & MedicineGender difference in the health risk perception of radiation from Fukushima in Japan: The role of hegemonic masculinity

Risk Analysis


Social Media CollectiveFacebook “Courage” Page versus the Knights Templar’s Cartel

Journalist’s ResourceWhat’s new in digital and social media research, February 2014: From Twitter and the Trayvon Martin story to geolocation and robot journalism 


Campaign for Science & Engineering – UK science and growth: doing more with the same

The Scholarly Kitchen blog –

Science & Technology Committee (UK)Eighth Special Report – Work of the European and UK Space Agencies: Government Response to the Committee’s Fourth Report of Session 2013-1

Perspectives on Science

TEDA 50-cent microscope that folds like origami

The Crux blog – Einstein’s Lost Theory Describes a Universe Without a Big Bang

Retraction Watch Blog – Nobel Prize winner calls peer review “very distorted,” “completely corrupt,” and “simply a regression to the mean”

The Yale Forum on Climate Change & Media


New York TimesA Successor to Sagan Reboots ‘Cosmos’

Ars TechnicaFirst look: Cosmos rebooted with Neil deGrasse Tyson

University AffairsProfessor’s Surgery 101 podcasts are a huge hit

Science & EducationSpecial Issue: Science and Literature

New Genetics & SocietyAutobiologies on YouTube: narratives of direct-to-consumer genetic testing

TEDMy DNA vending machine

Physics Buzz Blog – The Misappropriated Marie Curie

Journal of Science of CommunicationThe uncertainties of climate change in Spanish daily newspapers: content analysis of press coverage from 2000 to 2010 [OPEN ACCESS]


The British Journal for the History of Science – John Flamsteed and the turn of the screw: mechanical uncertainty, the skilful astronomer and the burden of seeing correctly at the Royal Observatory, Greenwich

15 Minute History podcast – Episode 44: Climate Change and World History


SciencewiseConfessions of a Citizen Group member

Sense about ScienceWe’re calling for the timely publication of all government research

Communication BreakdownA Gap in the Market for Science — an Interview with Mark Henderson about Launching Mosaic

New Genetics & SocietyImplicit and explicit notions of valorization in genomics research

Science, I Choose You blog – How to expand your science outreach program? My slides from #IPSEC2014 conference

Climate DeskCitizen Scientists: Now You Can Link the UK Winter Deluge To Climate Change


Brain PickingsBrian Eno’s Reading List: 20 Essential Books for Sustaining Civilization

Open CultureGetty Images Makes 35 Million Photos Free to Use Online


Don’t Get CaughtThe Weekend read

Ed Yong’s Not Exactly Rocket Science blog – I’ve Got Your Missing Links Right Here (08 March 2014)

Ideating Energy blog – Weekly roundup (3 to 7 March): Energy, Education, Caste, Postcolonialism, Spivak

LSE Impact Blog – Impact Round-Up 8th March: Happy International Women’s Day, the failures of PowerPoint, and mental health in academia

Nieman Journalism LabThis Week in Review: Flipboard scoops up Zite, and Getty sets its photos free (kind of)

Savage Minds Around the Web Digest: Week of March 2

Social Media ExaminerThis week in social media

Retraction Watch Blog – Weekend reads: “Too much success” in psychology, why hoaxes aren’t the real problem in science

** Last Updated 11 March 2014 **


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