About REBECCA PRIESTLEYI’m a science historian and writer. I write about all sorts of things, but I’m mostly interested in New Zealand’s science history, about which I’ve curated two exhibitions, The Art of Science and Butterflies, Boffins & Black Smokers. I write a regular science column for The Listener, which you can read here, and I’ve completed four books, which you can read more about here. I’m now working on an anthology of Antarctic science, which should be finished ... soon and trying to decide between two new book projects: a worthy history of science biography and a fun contemporary science story. Perhaps I'll do both. I mostly blog when I'm adventuring - most of these posts are from recent trips to Antarctica and the Kermadec Islands.
- RT @pomeranian99: "The Computer Girls," a 1967 Cosmopolitan piece about a weird new field, programming, that was dominated by women. http:/… 1 hour ago
- About to run workshop on communicating controversial science 4 #biolivechemed. Will be channeling my usual workshop partner @rhiansalmon 4 hours ago
- I've told @VicUniWgtn its new council needs democratically accountable staff representatives. teu.ac.nz/branches/unive… 8 hours ago
- RT @biochembelle: Idea: When submitting report, manuscript or proposal, include playlist of selected tracks listened to while working on it… 10 hours ago
- RT @WORDChCh: Some fantastic news for NZ literature - revamped book awards, anonymous donor: i.stuff.co.nz/entertainment/… 1 day ago