Edition 3

In last September’s ‘Students’ Dean Wilson wrote that academic criticism too often spills over into personal and petty point-scoring. Readers were asked how they felt about criticism. Here we publish two of the responses.

A new section aimed at providing information on the whole research process: information, collaboration, participation, dissemination.

Jim McCourt meets Dr Precilla Choi to explore gender and the body.

AS both a Chartered Health Psychologist and an accredited sports and exercise scientist, Precilla Choi is renowned for her feminist research on women’s health and exercise. Feminism is crucial to...

Jane L. Ireland describes the causes and consequences of bullying behind bars, and how it can be tackled.

When I first came in I gave out tobacco and Rizlas to people who asked me.
I found I was short at the end of the week. This last week I refused and my life has been made hell. I’ve been...

Annilee Game and Michael A. West encourage your views on the ethics of authorship.

Issues of authorship, duplicate publication and plagiarism in scientific journal papers can cause considerable conflict among members of research teams and embarrassment both for authors and...

Francine Shapiro and her eye movement desensitisation and reprocessing therapy have had their critics. But here, with Louise Maxfield, she argues that it is safe, rapid and effective.

Imagine a safe, rapid and effective treatment that results in the elimination of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). When I originally introduced eye movement desensitisation and reprocessing (...

Peter Faire describes his experiences as the parent of a dyslexic child.

Having watched the educational progress of my dyslexic stepson over a long period, and having come into contact with others who also suffer at the hands of the ‘educational establishment’, I...