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Academics Believing in Their Subject Area

I have recently been a PhD student at University of Exeter. In some of corridors in Baring Court (the education area), there were student posters that represented PhD projects, MA projects, BAs etc. I read some of the theology ones, … Continue reading

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Why Humanists tend to miss the point about god – Without Religion there would be no god

I consider myself an atheist, in so much as I dislike religions. I don’t believe in god, but then again I don’t think that my disbelief in god is a big part of why I would call myself an atheist. … Continue reading

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The Arrogance of Scientists

I just tried to listen to a BBC Front Row (nice radio programme about arts stuff, such as films, music etc) podcast on my Ipod. But Itunes or the BBC must have screwed up somewhere, because the 21st of August … Continue reading

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A Rant about Science Lobbying in the UK

I keep seeing ‘news’ articles about how science in the UK needs support, needs more funding. We need to love scientists more, so it goes. We need children to learn to love science. Schools need to value science more. The … Continue reading

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Why are PhDs so Difficult for Arts Students?

I consider myself an arts student. I am an arty photographer, and hold degrees (BA and MA) in Literature. I have recently finished a PhD on ‘discovery writing’ within an education department. I enjoyed my BA and MA experiences, perhaps … Continue reading

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