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He known only as Mr C.
How do I tell my professor I don’t want to be like him?
I’m really only surprised that as a female academic with a public profile, I haven’t had worse.
Why would I willingly travel to this barren, cold and dangerous landscape?
People do a lot of unwise things at New Year. They drink too much, kiss people their better judgment would tell them to avoid, and stay out…
Meet a doctor of the dead
“It was the right thing to do.”
It is difficult to write about Nelson Mandela without sounding sycophantic or as if engaged in uncritical hero worship.
The headlines The Guardian: Male and female brains wired differently, scans reveal
The Atlantic: Male and female brains really are built…
We truly live in a digital age. The “selfie”, has been announced by the Oxford English Dictionary as this year’s most popular word and, by…
There is reality TV, and there is reality TV Norwegian style.
In the field of animal behaviour, there is one topic that is almost guaranteed to get your study in the popular press: showing how an…
The rain is ricocheting off the roads here in Manila.
So serious are the effects of air pollution on human health — the WHO recently categorised it as carcinogenic, responsible for 223,000…
Zombies are undergoing a revival. Our screens have been filled with films such as “Zombieland”, “World War Z” and “Resident Evil”.
A student came up to me after class the other day and said, “So what is this ‘Becksistentialism’ all about then?”
Six young men arrived at Kabul Airport on Tuesday, following deportation from Norway.
Science is not always a safe space for women
Our ability to grasp and manipulate objects relies on feedback from our sense of touch.
By Beth Palmer, University of Surrey
The announcement of Alice Munro as 2013’s winner of the Nobel Prize for literature marks the high…
By Lauren Rosewarne, University of Melbourne.
What’s about 9cm long, garish pink, and — judging by the pictures on the packaging …
By Kate Robertson, Council for Assisting Refugee Academics, on behalf of a Syrian doctor.
By Ed Hawkins, University of Reading.
Climate change is often seen as a recent phenomenon, but its roots are actually far older — the…
By Helen Beebee, University of Manchester
While just under half of all philosophy undergraduates in the UK are women, women account for…
By Paula Kahumbu, Princeton University.
At 9.30am on Saturday I drove past the Westgate Mall on my way to the National Museums of Kenya.
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