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“No unicorn books… please!”: Illustration in Publishing in review

Thursday, 9 May, 2019 - 16:30

Written by Doe Charles, Illustrated by George Williams Too often illustrators and designers are neglected in the publishing world. How often do you hear about the author of a novel, or even the house? It’s pretty often; now compare this to how often you hear about the illustrators – it’s vastly different. In an attempt …

ART AND SCIENCE ON A POSTCARD

Thursday, 2 May, 2019 - 10:34

Art and Science on a Postcard at the 2019 Festival of Creative Learning by Dr Jilly Hope Here at InterSci, we love bringing different perspectives together. And what could be more different than art and science? Quite a lot it turns out. These two seemingly polarised cultures have some uncanny similarities. They both require unyielding …

Reading the Newspaper like a Mathematician

Monday, 15 April, 2019 - 16:03

FCL 2019 Imogen I. Morris “It’s time to let the secret out: Mathematics is not primarily a matter of plugging numbers into formulas and performing rote computations. It is a way of thinking and questioning that may be unfamiliar to many of us, but is available to almost all of us.” From ‘A Mathematician Reads …

Looking Back at The Dissection of Medical Dramas

Tuesday, 9 April, 2019 - 09:24

The Dissection of Medical Dramas was a fun and interactive workshop that used role-play and popular television medical dramas, such as Grey’s Anatomy, Chicago MED and Scrubs to identify and discuss ethical issues that arise in the medical context. It aimed to enhance the audience’s understanding of the issues. The workshop covered various issues, such …