Animal Studies Symposium at Strathclyde, May 2016

Posted by on Sep 20, 2015
Animal Studies Symposium at Strathclyde, May 2016

With funding from the AHRC, the University of Strathclyde is hosting an invitation-only Postgraduate Symposium titled ‘Being Interdisciplinary in Animal Studies’ on 18 and 19 May 2016. The symposium will be held in Central Glasgow over two days, just before the next British Animal Studies Network meeting (‘Smelling’, on 20 and 21 May), and will […]

Benjamin Sovacool on Disciplinary Perspectives in Energy Studies

Posted by on Aug 3, 2014
Benjamin Sovacool on Disciplinary Perspectives in Energy Studies

In an article in the science journal Nature, “Diversity: Energy studies need social science,” Benjamin Sovacool examines the bias towards hard sciences in energy studies, and makes a compelling case for the broadening of the field to include the social sciences and humanities.  His quantitative analysis finds “four worrisome trends: an undervaluation of the influence […]