Tag Archives: science

Vale Ursula K. Le Guin, science fiction and fantasy writer and genre bender.

Ursula K. Le Guin died aged 88 on 22nd January 2018 at her home in Portland, Oregon, USA. Here’s a conversation I had with her on Thursday 24 April 2008. Ramona Koval: Ursula K Le Guin is one of the best and most prolific writers of science fiction and fantasy in the world. She’s published […]

Interview: The Saturday Paper – Professor Ian Chubb

My interview with Australia’s Chief Scientist, is here . Or see below. Feb 21, 2015 Chief Scientist Ian Chubb’s scientific methods Ramona Koval Australia’s chief scientist, Ian Chubb, holds the future of science and innovation in his hands. If he can make the government listen. SANDY SPIERS Australia’s chief scientist Ian Chubb speaks at the National […]

What do scientists have on their bookshelves? Reading on Vocation @ The Wheeler Centre

I’m currently putting the finishing touches to my new book Bloodhound: searching for my father  (Text) to be published on May 1st, so I haven’t been able to blog much. But here’s a blast from the recent past – In this instalment of Reading on Vocation, I introduce the reading habits and histories of three noted scientists […]