SISCC research fellow Dr. Emma Coles recently attended the Realist 2017 conference in Brisbane, Australia. In this post, she'll tell you about her experience. On October 24th-26th, I attended the Realist 2017 conference in Brisbane, Australia, hosted by Charles Darwin University and the Northern Institute. This was my first realist conference, and I found the relatively small but thriving realist community open and welcoming. The conference brought together academics and […]
Last week, SISCC researcher Dr Madalina Toma attended the Sense about Science media workshop: Standing up for Science. The event was an opportunity for young researchers to get together and respond to public misconceptions about science and engage with the media. The goal of these workshops is to change the way the public and the media view science and the people who work in STEM. Here's a video that will […]
In the early stages of the development of the Scottish Improvement Science Collaborating Centre (SISCC) endeavour I had a conversation with Prof Huw Davies about any previous review work he had been involved in or was aware of that would inform our activities.