Still in crazy exam mode, so this is just a quick post from the trenches — but it’s something I think you all might enjoy. I was browsing the intertubes, and I came across some work by South African illustrator Handré de Jager called Medicine Briefly. I’ll let him explain: Ink on paper and Digital colouring and [...]
I’ve got a busy weekend ahead of me, with two assignments that need to get done and written up — as such, I’ll not have much time to blog, and by the end of the weekend I’ll likely have a sore head. That’s why, in the spirit of teaching empathy, I’m making all of you [...]
Head over to the Young Australian Skeptics site (or hit up iTunes) and check it out — Elliot and I chat about the HCCC report and Lateline segment chastising the Australian Vaccination Network, while Jason Ball hits up the streets of Melbourne to find out what people think of Julia Gillard being a dirty, dirty heathen.
Poor Rachel Roberts has had rather a tough time of it. Passionate about science from a young age, she went to university and managed to land a position in a neuroscience PhD program — rather on track for a promising career in research, one might assume. But then she threw it all away. She gave [...]
In case you don’t know which thread I’m talking about, check here. That post, Stop the Australian Vaccination Network, is the most commented on article on the YAS site to the point where for a while comments were disabled. Now that there’s been a bit of an upgrade the comments are open again, and the fun [...]
I found this clip over at Respectful Insolence — I’d recommend you put any fragile items and valuables out of reach before you watch it lest you start crushing things in frustration. The video shows a public health official conducting a meeting with three anti-vaccination mothers (one of whom is a midwife) who are all [...]
In light of the recent ruling by the appeals board in Simon’s favour, the BCA has decided to drop the case against him. About freakin’ time too — the press statement they released makes note that they never intended to silence criticism, oh no, that’d be wrong. But, you know, when somebody claims that something you [...]