Who is teaching us Science?

My MSc course is, unsurprisingly, leading me down internet rabbit holes… I was asked to bring a science ‘blog’ to our next course session and I had a problem. I don’t really think I read Science blogs. This could be a fundamental issue in regards the course I’m doing and my particular area of interest ‘the public understanding of science’ if I’m not actually accessing the same information myself. So… start to hunt for science blogs. But I felt a bit of a fraud. I get the Guardians Weekly Science updates and IOP’s Physics world newsletter and I read some …

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is it just science…. not the beginning

I’ve been wanting to blog about science, science education and communication since I started teaching. But I couldn’t Because I was teaching And there’s professionalism… and privacy laws… and all of that sort of thing. Also the subject makes me crazy and I tend to get really really cross about stuff, which can be dull when you’re in the depths of it and solutions just don’t seem possible. This, plus one hundred and one other aspects, led to me quitting the education system (eventually – I tried in 2015 and finally managed in 2017) as a teacher, to become a …

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