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Oscar Pistorius is more than just a fallen hero

This entry was initially published as a blog piece, but later in the Huffington Post It was only a few days ago that the world of sport was talking about nothing but Lance Armstrong. However, the case surrounding Oscar Pistorius dwarfs any kind of doping scandal, past or present....

Blog

TEDx Warwick

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On Saturday 9th March, I’ll give a talk as part of TEDx Warwick. This will be the second time I’ve spoken at Warwick, the first being at the Virtual Futures...

Doping

My secret article on Lance Armstrong

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I’ve been tweeting recently that I have written a radical new piece about Lance Armstrong. A few people are still helping me find the right home for it, but here’s...

Doping

So Long, Lance. Next, 21st-Century Doping.

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This is the title of an article published in the New York Times on 20 January, 2013, written by the Atlantic’s David Ewing Duncan. It responds to the recent confession...

Social Media

The A to Z of Social Media for Academia

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This post accompanies the newly established ‘Social Media News’ email list for academics and university support staff, sharing info about the latest platforms for use by academics in their professional...

Journalism

It’s not the end of the world, yet

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It should be pretty well-known by now that the Mayan’s never predicted the end of the world this Friday, but they have a reputation for doing so because the last...

Digital

#LoveHE + Love Social Media?

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Actually, it’s not compulsory to love either, but if you work in HE and want to keep an eye on some of the latest innovations in social media + creative...

Digital

To Tweet, or Not to Tweet?

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This year, I’ve joined the AHRC Peer Review College and for the first time, it is publishing a column by members within its newsletter. Mine was the first to be...