This event took place in the Darwin Building at University College London on the 7th June 2017 and was organised by the Universities programme at UK Parliament Outreach and Engagement Service. These are my personal notes which may be of interest to any researchers who wish to improve the profile of their work among policymakers. […]
Can sociological researchers make use of big data? Should they? There’s something equivocal going on between the allure of massive data sets and the temptation to try and explain everything in terms of that data… New Sociological Approach to Big Data » Sociology Lens.
Why does Ramachandran continuously feel the need to reassure us that we can gain knowledge about art from neuroscience without losing anything? It seems to presuppose, at the very least, that the other option is a possibility, that looking for (and finding) elemental forces in the brain that govern aesthetic impulses could, in fact, transform […]
Rolf-Dieter Heuer, director of the CERN nuclear research laboratories, sets out his thoughts on the changing limits of human knowledge in this short article at The European.