Sandcastles in academia (part 3 – building and mobilities)

Following along from the question ‘What’s the point of building a sandcastle?‘ we might perhaps go on to ask, ‘What exactly is a sandcastle?’ Authors Professor Michael Haldrup,  and Professor Jonas Larsen of the Department of Environmental, Social and Spatial Change Space, Place, Mobility and Urban Studies, Roskilde University, Denmark, give explanations in their essay […]

Ig Nobel Prizes on QI (with Stephen Fry & testicles)

The QI [which stands for “Quite Interesting] quiz program (hosted by Stephen Fry, broadcast on the BBC), featured the Ig Nobel Prizes. This new QI episode [see below] also featured a visit from Chris McManus of University College London. Professor McManus was awarded the 2002 Ig Nobel Prize in biology for his study called “Scrotal Asymmetry in Man and in Ancient Sculpture“, published […]