Today had too many meetings to actually settle on data analysis (which I really do need to get on with) so designated it as my reading day. As always, I have about 500 tabs, they’re all highly relevant (following an earlier winnowing process would you believe) and someone’s got to read them all.
I’ve found I’m a big admirer of Achiam’s work (The Case for Natural History was one of the first papers I read upon starting as a user researcher at the NHM and made a huge impact on me) and her work always seems dead on to what I’m trying to investigate. Combined with critiques of digital museum content, I think there’s lots of potential for creating effective and self-reflective frameworks to aid a community centred approach for science communication via digital platforms.
Some quotes from the paper that particularly struck me as follows:Continue reading “Notes on ‘The potential of palaeontology for science education’”