‘Vanguard Fellow’, IAS, Birmingham

Between April and May this year I have been a ‘Vanguard Fellow’ at the Institute of Advanced Studies (IAS), University of Birmingham, working with Dr. Jess Pykett in Geography and Earth Sciences (GEES) and the ‘Embodied Geographies’ research group. It has been a lot of fun, and included: a day workshop, ‘Bodies 2.0. Embodied processes…

Talk at MIT, Feb 23rd

See MIT calendar for announcement and details. MIT Department of Architecture / Spring 2018 Lecture Series Design & Computation Series, organized by PhD student Athina Papadopoulou with Prof. Terry Knight “Architectures of the Oculomotor: Body Motility, Ocular Processes, and the Perception of the Built Environment” When it comes to perceiving the built environment, a static model of vision has been the…

2011: This blog in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2011 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 2,600 times in 2011. If it were a cable car, it would take about 43 trips to carry that many people. Click here to see the…

Some comments on the new site

Rather than updating a tired old site through HTML and uploading by FTP, the impetus to make things more dynamic and to update more frequently comes from the imminent migration to the US – moving to Pittsburgh in August – so it was about time to edit an existing blog that I maintained for ‘GeoTheory’…

BBC News story: women have more sensitive touch?

Or: how to be phoned up by the BBC, asked to give thoughtful and detailed answers to their questions, and have your views totally changed and given an entirely different spin when written up and posted. It also goes to prove that, given limited scientific research findings, plus a journalist with a deadline, almost anything…