Recommended Reading | April 2013

“… the art is still leaving enough of the heart of the subject so you haven’t eviscerated it and you’ve done justice to the subject.”

– Brian Greene on science writing, in a Guardian article interviewing five of the six writers nominated for the 2012 Winton prize for science books. (via EDG‘s Dbytes)

Elsewhere, Kate Clancy reflects on the influence of peer review on academic prose.

QAEcologist Lucie Bland finds the humanity in science via psychology.

Tanya Golash-Boza’s tips for efficient teaching.

Gender stereotypes are still alive in the faculty of tomorrow. (via Bonnie W)

Kate Clancy and colleagues document harassment at field sites in academic anthropology.

The editorial team of Animal Conservation reflect on gender imbalances at their journal. (via Pia L)

A two-year-old article on social media and science in Nature.

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