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Record of the Week (Week of 7 April 2014)

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Here is a round up of ‪#science‬, ‪‎technology‬, and ‪‎society‬ (‪#STS‬) literature from the week of 7 April 2014.

ANTHROPOLOGY

Committee on the Anthropology of Science, Technology, and Computing (CASTAC) blog – What Does it Mean to do Anthropology in the Anthropocene?

Savage Minds – Linguistics, Anthropological Linguistics, and Linguistic Anthropology

Somatosphere – Bleach

CLIMATE CHANGE

Breakthrough Institute –

Climate Central –

Dot Earth blog – Nations’ Handling of New Climate Report Presages Divisions in Treaty Effort

Environmental History – Forum: Climate Change and Environmental History

Making Science Public blog –

Open Culture – Watch Episode 1 of Years of Living Dangerously, The New Showtime Series on Climate Change [VIDEO]

PloS One – Climate Change on Twitter: Topics, Communities and Conversations about the 2013 IPCC Working Group 1 Report [OPEN ACCESS]

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 –

DIGITAL CULTURE

Culture Digitally –
Capture, Fixation and Conversation: How The Matrix Has You and Will Sell You – Part 1, Part 2, Part 3

EVIDENCE

Alliance for Useful Evidence –

GEOGRAPHY

Geography Directions – The Story of Stilton Cheese: Place-based Production and the Protected Food Names System
http://blog.geographydirections.com/2014/04/10/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?
http://www.theguardian.com/science/political-science/2014/apr/08/will-the-medical-establishment-stop-investing-in-fossil-fuels

HIGHER EDUCATION

The Guardian – Why UK universities shouldn’t be hostile to alternative economic models

LSE Impact Blog –

Universities UK blog – University-business collaboration – what the latest HE-BCI release tells us (and what it doesn’t)

IMPACT

Social Epistemology: A Journal of Knowledge, Culture and Policy – Opening the Black Box: The Social Outcomes of Scientific Research

PHILOSOPHY

Open Culture – Human, All Too Human: 3-Part Documentary Profiles Nietzsche, Heidegger & Sartre [VIDEO]

PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT

Guardian’s Higher Education Network – Can engaging with the public help your career in academia?

LSE Impact Blog – The lack of reward mechanisms for public scholarship severely limits the future of public engagement in the academy.

SCHOLARLY COMMUNICATION

Journal of the Association for the Information Science and Technology – Finding knowledge paths among scientific disciplines

Just Publics @365 – Engaging Academics and Reimagining Scholarly Communication for the Public Good: A Report

The Scholarly Kitchen –

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 –

The Plainspoken Scientist blog – How climate modelers became calendar models

Open Culture – Watch Episode #5 of Neil deGrasse Tyson’s Cosmos: Unlocking the Mysteries of Light (US Viewers) [VIDEO]

Slate – Stephen Colbert Is the Best Source of Science on TV

SCIENCE – POLICY

British Ecological Society blog –

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?

The Telegraph – Obsession with health and safety is killing science, claims James Lovelock

SOCIAL MEDIA

Just Publics @365 – Social Media Toolkit

LSE Impact Blog – Five ways universities are using Instagram

Slate – The Nun Who Got Addicted to Twitter

The Sociological Imagination – Patrick Dunleavy on the Republic of Blogs

University Affairs – University leaders reach out through social media

RANDOM

Open Culture – How to Survive the Coming Zombie Apocalypse: An Online Course by Michigan State

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)

LSE Impact Blog – Impact Round-Up 12th April: Academese, #datadramas, and how not to think about the humanities.

Nieman Journalism Lab – This Week in Review: Vox and the wonk boom, and Comcast defends its TWC merger plans

Retraction Watch – Weekend reads: Problems with a Science paper, how to cite properly (and improperly)

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**