Category Archives: creativity

interpretive dance on tropoelastin

Dance is recognised as a powerful way to convey scientific understanding. University of Sydney’s Pearl Lee has won the biology category of the 2015 Dance your PhD competition with an interpretive dance on tropoelastin.

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Living Data for UTS Open Day

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New Glasses From Ocean Litter

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Concilient reading

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Knowldge, obsession, daring

What chiefly characterises creative thinking from the more mundane forms are (i) willingness to accept vaguely defined problem statements and gradually structure them, (ii) continuing preoccpation with problems over a considerable period of time, and (iii) extensive background knowledge in … Continue reading

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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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Art inspires science

  Sydney Morning Herald’s Claire Colley reports: How an Australian building’s unique design inspired a scientific breakthrough  

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Creativity

The Conversation is running a series of articles on creativity. Louise Katz, Lecturer in academic communication at University of Sydney writes: Square pegs: creativity on campus needs an urgent re-think Creativity is a liminal activity. It happens in an ambivalent … Continue reading

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