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Olalla Díaz Yáñez
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Uni-, inter- or ante- disciplinary science
Photo: Giulia Forsythe I hear quite often that we should try to work in an interdisciplinary environment when doing science. Heads of my university repeat this sentence in every meeting they go, as they try to explain to us that there is the future of scien...
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The flipped academic
20 years ago university teachers were responsible to provide knowledge that students have memorised, and repeat. Today knowledge is available to us by "a click" and there are high level courses of almost all the topics available to everyone for free ( MOOC ...
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Forest History: Biological cultural legacy
INIA photo, Pine resin extraction in Soria, Spain Forest has a history of changes in extension and nature.  Theses changes are related to human needs and social relationships between people and forest 2 . According with the Convention on Biological Diversit...
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Nature conservation forest History and forest disturbances
Liu Maoshan painting It is common to use “virgin forest” as ecological
reference for forest protection, conservation and restoration. But many times
the structure considered as virgin it is not a mature forest that has not been
disturbed by human activity. ...
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Be the best or be remarkable
Once more I got inspired about science outside the office and without looking at my computer. Yesterday I attended a short presentation on echolocation .  We talked about how impaired people develop other skills, like memory or sound perception, much more t...
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Negative results are results
Recently, in our morning coffee time we were talking about how difficult but important is to publish negative results and today I rescue this great cartoon from The upturned microscope that I think it says all: This post is part of the serie "Olalla´s trip ...
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How to "sell" your science in media
Of course people want to hear and read about something interesting, but, is in it science interesting by it self.? Well, we all know thats not always the case.  After listening to Journalists Arja
Kivipelto, (Helsingin Sanomat) and  Minna Pyykkö (Yle) I wro...
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“All the great speakers were bad speakers at first.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
This post is part of the serie "Olalla´s trip to science" if you want to know more about this trip click here In the first part of this adventure I have decided to focus in rase my competences and skills. I have hear from many colleagues, things like:-the f...
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Proceso de decapado en madera
El decapado de un mueble es la técnica que nos permite eliminar, de forma sucesiva, las distintas capas de pinturas, barnices u otros materiales con los que se ha cubierto o acabado un mueble a lo largo del tiempo.
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Árboles
Esta va a ser una serie de posts en los que hablaremos de diferentes especias de árboles.
Árboles
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