Monthly Archives: July 2009

Science in the city (again)

I wrote previously about a visit to Newcastle-upon-Tyne. I recently visited again, this time to sing Tippett’s Child of Our Time and the (very fantastic) Berlioz Te Deum, in the rather attractive Sage concert hall. This is just next to … Continue reading

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Research (information) for life (sciences)

The name Research4Life sounds to me like a funding agency programme, with a twist of textspeak thrown in to make it cool. In fact it is simply a rebranding exercise for HINARI, AGORA and OARE. On balance I think I … Continue reading

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Music inspires

I took part in a concert yesterday, singing (with 140 other choir members) Faure’s Requiem and Vaughan Williams’ Sea Symphony in the Barbican Hall in London. I have mixed feelings about the Sea Symphony – it has some great moments … Continue reading

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I’m a conference twit

I’ve been intertwittently tweeting for a little while. I haven’t yet got into a regular habit but it has increased since I got a phone with a good internet connection two months ago. I know there is some hatred of … Continue reading

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