News tagged with academia

Social robotics: Beyond the uncanny valley

(PhysOrg.com) -- From science fiction and academia through assembly lines and telemedicine, robots have become both conceptually and physically ubiquitous. Technologically, robotics technology has advanced ...

Dec 29, 2011 4 / 5 (8) 9 | with audio podcast feature

The new opinion makers

(PhysOrg.com) -- Shorter deadlines and fewer staff are pushing traditional news outlets to publish increasingly superficial stories. Andrew Jaspan, Editor of the new media channel The Conversation, explains how academia is ...

Jul 04, 2011 3 / 5 (1) 3

Exploding the ivory tower myth

When people think about how academia links with external organisations they often think in terms of commercialisation of research. But the results of a large-scale survey of academics across all disciplines ...

May 17, 2011 4 / 5 (4) 1