Kirsty McLean investigates the daunting world of false memories and memory manipulation.
This article is Part II of III of our POST interview series with Dr Abbi Hobbs. In this next section, we discuss Dr Hobbs’s background and her work in the social science department of POST, the relationship between POST and the European Parliamentary Technology Assessment, and the challenges and
Lights. Camera. PowerPoint. Action! Producing the perfect pitch or presentation can be tough, and so the Water Innovation Challenge delegates were delighted to hear a flamboyant presentation from Fiona Milligan Rennie about presenting itself. Whilst effortlessly moving around the room and
Water. We all drink it, but how many of us think it? theGIST reports from The Water Innovation Challenge launch party.
Jonathan Orgill investigates musical foreplay, bondage, genital mutilation, guarding, hypnotism and cannibalism. Also spiders.
This is Part I of the GIST POST interview series. If you’re interested in learning first-hand about POST’s role in Parliament, the relationship between science and politics, the peer review process, and the importance of young scientists getting involved and making their research count, make
The Science Sunday at Glasgow University on the 14th of June was a great way to mark the end of the 2015 Glasgow Science Festival. The event encapsulated everything that the festival aims to do: Get people of all ages interested and engaging with science. The event could be described as a mini
For the first time, Glasgow Science Festival has worked in partnership with the Philosophy department at the University of Glasgow to bring us ‘The Value of Suffering’. Suffering is defined as the state of undergoing pain distress or hardship. It is effectively the opposite of happiness