Academia is stereotyped as a boxing ring, with researchers in constant competition; is this competition sometimes beneficial in driving innovation? Or should we shift toward a more collaborative environment to further scientific discovery?
Author: Kirstin Leslie
Obesity is not always recognised as a disease. Hearing from researchers, clinicians, and people with obesity, Kirstin Leslie investigates why the definition matters.
Kirstin reviews Hannah Fry’s Hello Worls, a book investigating the intersection of algorithms with society.
Phrenology is a derided 18th-century pseudoscience; so how does it still have implications in 2019? Kirstin covers the Glasgow Skeptics talk by Professor David Price.
Sextech is a growing global market; including technology for sex education, sex robots, AI vibrators, and apps which can help to keep sex workers safe. Kirstin investigates the useful, unusual, and the unsettling developments.
Open data is already impacting the way we do research. But many people are not aware of what open data is or the impact this could have on research. Kirstin Leslie investigates.
Is it time to leave our contraception preconceptions at the door? Kirstin Leslie investigates the the bad press around contraceptives.
Kirstin Leslie attended ‘Unravelling the Brain’, a Pint of Science Festival event exploring dyslexia, perceptions and predictions.