Archive for the tag "blogosphere"

Of panics and pandemics (13/05/09)

Earlier this week, I gave a talk in Norway called “Panic in Perspective: Science, Media and the Creation of Pandemics”. I chose the title months ago, and had no idea how topical it would turn out to be. The downside was that instead of exploring the beauty of Bergen in a kayak, I had to […]

Should professors be human, too? (21/03/08)

Professors are baring their souls and tastes on line, Stephanie Rosenblum of The New York Times reports with some incredulity. She rightly questions whether sharing your taste in music and your cat snaps with students really makes you a better teacher. “Sam Gosling, a psychologist and an associate professor at the University of Texas at […]