Monthly Archives: October 2012


Pot Luck – a post for British Association for Psychopharmacology

Posted 24 October 2012 by Suzi Gage

Today I thought I would share some writing I've done outside of the blog. This post was written to go on the British Association for Psychopharmacology's website, in a section called 'Information for the Public'. I love this section of their website, where members of the Association explain their research in lay terms, or discuss why a certain topic is interesting, or give an overview of a field of research. Personally I think this kind of endeavor is really great,... Read more

Tackling the F word – guest post by Chris Chambers

Posted 18 October 2012 by Suzi Gage

As Pete Etchells announced on Tuesday, he and I are organising a session at Spot On London, in their Policy sessions stream, about how to fix the problems of fraud and academic misconduct currently befalling science. In the run up to the session we'll be posting some relevant content, in the hope of stimulating debate before the session. So without further ado, here is a guest post from Chris Chambers, one of the panelists.   Chris Chambers is a Senior... Read more

Finding Ada

Posted 16 October 2012 by Suzi Gage

Today is Ada Lovelace Day, and if you don’t know who Ada is, now’s the day to do some digging and find out (I’d recommend starting here and here). A website called ‘Finding Ada’ is asking people to share their stories of the women who inspired them, after psychologist Penelope Lockwood’s research suggested that role models can be gender specific. Ada Lovelace Day is an attempt to collect together stories of inspiring unsung women in science, technology, engineering and maths... Read more