Monthly Archives: January 2011

A cool scientific collaborations map

Many academics / scientists look beyond their campus to find partners, teams, collaborators. Such relationships can tell us something about the geographies that emerge from and indeed produce third level education. How would all those links stretching from one place to another look if they were mapped? Well, see below: Kudos to Olivier H. Beauchesne […]

The Gulf Oil Spill

In the October 2010 issue of National Geographic there are three fantastic articles (here, here and here) about the recent oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. The articles provide far greater depth than most news reports on the spill’s effects on the sea, wildlife and coastal lands. There are also a number of links […]