Every marine biologist I’ve ever known has been a bit crazy
Science Education / Zoology

Every marine biologist I’ve ever known has been a bit crazy

I had many a great lecturer back in the day, but one I remember for his arduous field trips. Professor Roland Emson was much loved by his students and respected by his colleagues. He loved nothing better than endangering his students on rocky shore ecology field trips, in sub-arctic temperatures, torrential rain and hurricane-force winds, … Continue reading

Reflexology in UK Schools
Complete Bollocks / Pseudoscience / Science Education / Teaching

Reflexology in UK Schools

Early in November last year, The Guardian ran with the following story… Reflexology for pupils who don’t toe the line http://www.theguardian.com/education/2008/nov/03/reflexology-feet-behaviour-schools?commentpage=1 • £90,000 to be spent on foot massages in south London • Academic calls practice ‘based on nonsensical principles’ Anthea Lipsett and agencies guardian.co.uk, Monday 3 November 2008 17.36 GMT Let me set out … Continue reading