Tag Archives: Philip Moriarty

Jordan Peterson speaks the truth

I may, justifiably, be accused of this post having a clickbait title. What it refers to, though, is a youtube debate between Philip Moriarty (a Physics Professor at the University of Nottingham) and Fred McVittie (whose credentials I, unfortunately, do … Continue reading

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A retrospective about engaging online

Philip Moriarty wrote a post about engaging online called rules of engagement: seven lessions from communicating above and below the line. Philip’s experiences are quite negative, and he has mostly stopped engaging on social media. I had said that I … Continue reading

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Elements of truth

Originally posted on …and Then There's Physics:
Stoat’s recent post about peer review, reminded me that there was something related that I had been considering writing about. There appears to be many climate “skeptics” (deniers some would call them)…

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Circling the square

The seems to have been an interesting, inter-disciplinary meeting in Nottingham called Circling the Square : Research, media, politics, and impact. The goal seems to have been to explore the role of knowledge in policy making and brought together international … Continue reading

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