Here is a round up of #science, technology, and society (#STS) literature from the week of 7 April 2014.
Committee on the Anthropology of Science, Technology, and Computing (CASTAC) blog – What Does it Mean to do Anthropology in the Anthropocene?
Somatosphere – Bleach
Breakthrough Institute –
- The Psychology of Climate Change
- How an “An Inconvenient Truth” contributed to Partisan Polarization on Climate
Climate Central –
- Can Business Break Impasse on Climate Action?
- 6 Degrees: IPCC Warning, Blackouts, Ita and Drought
- Major Greenhouse Gas Reductions Needed by 2050: IPCC
- Cast of Stars Put Face on Climate Change in New Series
Environmental History – Forum: Climate Change and Environmental History
Making Science Public blog –
- Climate change on Twitter 2013: who tweeted what about the IPCC?
- Climate realism: What does it mean?
Open Culture – Watch Episode 1 of Years of Living Dangerously, The New Showtime Series on Climate Change [VIDEO]
Risk: Reason and Reality – The Lack of Public Concern About Climate Change. How Much Do We Need to Care, How Much People Care?
The Yale Forum on Climate Change & the Media –
- On New IPCC Report, WSJ Views Differ Greatly from Those of Other Dailies
- UCS Report Assesses CNN, Fox, MSNBC Cable Coverage of Climate in 2013
- MIT Scientist: An Obligation to Take on ‘Tail Risk’ vs. Alarmism
Alliance for Useful Evidence –
- The need for evidence by Jonathan Breckon [VIDEO]
- Videos from the Evidence and Well-being conference [VIDEO]
Geography Directions – The Story of Stilton Cheese: Place-based Production and the Protected Food Names System
HEALTH / MEDICINE
Guardian’s Political Science blog – Will the medical establishment stop investing in fossil fuels?
LSE Impact Blog –
- Increasing involvement of private finance in Higher Ed will have lasting consequences for stability of the sector.
- University rankings wield immense influence over Higher Ed and society at large – with positive and perverse effects.
Social Epistemology: A Journal of Knowledge, Culture and Policy – Opening the Black Box: The Social Outcomes of Scientific Research
Open Culture – Human, All Too Human: 3-Part Documentary Profiles Nietzsche, Heidegger & Sartre [VIDEO]
Guardian’s Higher Education Network – Can engaging with the public help your career in academia?
Journal of the Association for the Information Science and Technology – Finding knowledge paths among scientific disciplines
The Scholarly Kitchen –
- Why Do Publishers Want to Sell Direct?
- In (Digital) Scholarly Communications We Trust?
- Frontiers of Intimidation — What a Controversial Paper’s Travails Teach Us About Libel Laws and Publishing
The Sociological Imagination – Using Slideshare and Prezi to disseminate your work
SCIENCE – COMMUNICATION
Canadian Science Writers’ Association blog – You Ask, I Answer: A Day in a Life of Ask-A-Scientist
The Guardian –
- How to write a science feature
- Cosmos: how the creator of Family Guy remade Carl Sagan’s pivotal TV series
- Progress in science communication but problems remain
The Plainspoken Scientist blog – How climate modelers became calendar models
SCIENCE – POLICY
British Ecological Society blog –
- A scientist’s view of the European Parliament: How politicians approach data
- New plan of action to rid England of bTB
PloS One – Differential Impact of Science Policy on Subfields of Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research [OPEN ACCESS]
Research to Action – A Training Workbook: Communication Methods and Scientific Advocacy
SCIENCE – RESPONSIBLE SCIENCE / INNOVATION
FrogHeart blog – What is responsible science?
Just Publics @365 – Social Media Toolkit
LSE Impact Blog – Five ways universities are using Instagram
The Sociological Imagination – Patrick Dunleavy on the Republic of Blogs
University Affairs – University leaders reach out through social media
OTHER ROUND UPS
Don’t Get Caught blog – The Weekend read
Ed Yong’s ‘Not Exactly Rocket Science’ blog – I’ve Got Your Missing Links Right Here (12 April 2014)
Nieman Journalism Lab – This Week in Review: Vox and the wonk boom, and Comcast defends its TWC merger plans
Savage Minds – Around the Web Digest: Week of April 6
Social Media Examiner – Twitter’s New Web Profile: This Week in Social Media
Speakers of Science blog – Reads of the week April 11 2014 – Mosquitos, bad science, science journalism and more!
**Last Edited: 15 April 2014**
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