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The Sassy Scientist – Natural Trainwrecks

The Sassy Scientist – Natural Trainwrecks

We all somewhat agree that publishing in Nature is a recognition of the value of our research and of the usefulness of our academic career. It does not matter that “our” research topic was bestowed upon us by our supervisor. And it certainly matters not, that we want to leave academia next year. At least we’ll leave with a bang! We all want to publish on the almost-holy pages of ...[Read More]

Democratising the concept of risk: The Tomorrow’s Cities Decision Support Environment

Democratising the concept of risk: The Tomorrow’s Cities Decision Support Environment

Curious to gain an insight into how we can battle the rapid urbanisation and reduce the disaster risk for the poor people in the future? This week, Dr. Roberto Gentile, Lecturer in Catastrophe Risk Modelling at the Institute for Risk and Disaster Reduction – University College London, talks about the Tomorrow’s Cities Decision Support Environment for risk-informed, pro-poor urban planning, and des ...[Read More]

The Sassy Scientist – The Spinning Top

The Sassy Scientist – The Spinning Top

Whether from posed questions, other blog posts and cinematic detours, the core of Earth is every now and then sparking some interest. In a similar way “Inception” or “Shutter Island” spark interest: it sounds cool, you want to get what is going on, but although you tried several times, you still don’t get it. Today I will report on the answer to a question originally ...[Read More]