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Living Data for UTS Open Day

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Spoken piece for Ockham’s Razor

Here’s the transcript from the ABC Radio studio (Sydney), sound recording broadcast on the science program, Ockham’s Razor, presented Robyn Williams.   Transcript Sound recording Robyn Williams: Well, it’s now the end of NAIDOC week, when Australians celebrate Aboriginal culture. … Continue reading

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News

Sea level rise quickens more than thought. Fossil fuels must be left burried to prevent climate change.

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Individual and collective behaviours

With backgrounds in engineering, biology, and philosophy, scientist Sam Laney investigates what life is like for phytoplankton cells as individuals, and how they adapt to rapidly changing conditions. He says, I did an experiment with colleagues Rob Olson and Heidi … Continue reading

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Assessing the impacts of our work

How to assess the impacts of the ‘Evolving Conversations’ exhibition is a question we considered early in our planning. The exhibition reflects different ways we understand, through the creative processes of art and science, anthropogenic climate change impacts on living … Continue reading

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Climate reduced to numbers

Climate has been reduced to numbers, easy to understand, and yet easy to ignore. Until we as ocean advocates can make the case that climate itself is a function of the ocean, along with its impact on fresh water, energy, … Continue reading

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Engaging people with climate change

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A UTS student of journalism is making a documentary about Living Data. Tomorrow we meet for a recorded interview. By way of preparation I answer some questions sent through. What inspired you to curate Living Data? i.e. personally and through … Continue reading

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The Signature of All Things

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The Signature of All Things (2013) is a new book by Elizabeth Gilbert that may inspire more writing that is scientifically accurate and beautiful. It is the story of a girl who is drawn to the ‘quiet and tiny and … Continue reading

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Wall responses

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Art-science continuum

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Here’s our podcast with 2SER: http://www.2ser.com/on-air/item/10896-living-data-labs-where-art-and-science-collide Do you see art and science merging or colliding? Which perspective is most useful? A recent Media Training session I went to promoted conflict in stories to attract mainstream attention. But conflict doesn’t work … Continue reading

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