academia

Dec
06
Google News Lab partnering with university journalism departments

Google News Lab partnering with university journalism departments

Journalism education in the UK has a digital problem. I’ve worked with a number of universities offering journalism degrees
1 min read
Jul
12

Prof Brian Cox on the anti-expert mood

It’s entirely wrong, and it’s the road back to the cave. The way we got out of the
Oct
28
In Memoriam: Professor Lisa Jardine

In Memoriam: Professor Lisa Jardine

I’ve had two truly memorable interviews in my life. In one, one of the interviewers was clearly drunk, and
2 min read
Dec
16

Investigating the impact of Data & Society

Well, this looks very interesting: Data & Society is currently looking to assemble its inaugural class of fellows. The fellowship
1 min read
Oct
15

Institutional Knowledge Transfer (journalism edition)

Actually, as annoyed as I am with BT – 11 days without phone and broadband and counting – that’s far from
1 min read
Aug
29

physics is hard, and that's a good thing

While I was away in France, the annual fracas over improved A level results broke out. Now, I know where
1 min read
Aug
03

The UK's Educational Death Spiral

A couple of things caught my eye in the papers over lunch *(I know, I know. Dead tree papers. How
1 min read