Category: Learning and research methods

The Zettelkasten knowledge management system — WOAE094

The Zettelkasten knowledge management system — WOAE094

An introduction to the Zettelkasten note-taking and knowledge management system which was famously used by sociologist Niklas Luhmann in the mid-twentieth century to inform his extensive research output, and recently made accessible to learn as a method by Sönke Ahrens through his book How to Take Smart Notes.

Biomedical imaging doctoral researcher, Hanna Nowicka — WOAE091

Biomedical imaging doctoral researcher, Hanna Nowicka — WOAE091

Oxford doctoral researcher Hanna Nowicka explains the development of her interest in biomedical engineering and her work on brain imaging methods, and shares some of the realities of DPhil/PhD life. Hanna is a Clarendon Scholar who conducted her research at FMRIB, Wellcome Centre for Integrative Neuroimaging. Listen using the audio player above or download the … Continue reading Biomedical imaging doctoral researcher, Hanna Nowicka — WOAE091

Biography and autobiography as History methods, Professor Barbara Caine — WOAE088

Biography and autobiography as History methods, Professor Barbara Caine — WOAE088

A conversation for the interest of students and practitioners of History and others interested in scholarly approaches and attitudes to biography and autobiography as historical methods. Professor Barbara Caine explains changing perceptions of biography in the historiography and the emergence of what some refer to as a biological turn and more recently an autobiographical turn.

Egyptology and Archaeology, Professor Naguib Kanawati – WOAE047

Egyptology and Archaeology, Professor Naguib Kanawati – WOAE047

Professor Naguib Kanawati is Director of the Australian Centre for Egyptology. He explains his fascination with the Old Kingdom and why he considers that researchers should have hands-on experience of archaeological digs. Professor Kanawati has an inspirational personal story of pursuing what he loves doing. 

Science communication, Dr Will J Grant, ANU – WOAE042

Science communication, Dr Will J Grant, ANU – WOAE042

Insights about the purpose of science communication and tips for practitioners in a discussion with Dr Will Grant from the Australian National Centre for the Public Awareness of Science (CPAS) at the Australian National University.  Will is a researcher, lecturer and convenor of graduate studies and workshops at CPAS. He also co-hosts an entertaining podcast, The Wholesome Show, in conversation with scientists.