Academics, News & Technology

Encouraged by this story demonstrating that academics are taking hold of technology potential to influence the world’s news: When news broke that Osama bin Laden had been killed by US special forces, who was best placed to assess the global political impact: a rushed general reporter in a short-staffed newsroom, or an academic expert on […]

Keep Calm, I’m on the Front Page of Google!

It’s taken a long time, but finally I’m on the front page of Google.co.uk in a search for “Keep Calm and Carry On” … although I have to say I think the traffic is dropping off still… you never know, only takes a couple of national newspapers and suddenly we’re back in the news!

Academics Online?

“Who is the online you – hand-coded pages of hobbies and family photos, terse departmental entries or slickly branded media portals? Zoe Corbyn surveys the world of academics’ personal websites Like countless other academics, David Gauntlett has a perfectly functional departmental home page. Buried inside his university’s web presence, you can find the University of […]

Battle of Britain: Roll of Honour

“These pages catalogue the official reports of the most important event in Royal Air Force history, the Battle fought over Britain between the 10th July and 31st October 1940. For the first time, the complete Fighter Command Operational Diaries for the period have been published in full, day by day over the whole period the […]