I am mildly aggrieved that nobody told me it was International Say Something Stupid Week. And yet what a week of utterances it has been. All kinds of stupid, which for the purposes of this column I will condense into three: Political Stupid, Academic Stupid, and WTF Stupid.
Mon, 22 Jun, 2015
Outspoken academic Professor Richard Dawkins has claimed Tim Hunt was the victim of “a feeding frenzy of mob-rule self-righteousness” when he quit his job in the wake of controversial comments he made about women working in laboratories.
Fri, 19 Jun, 2015
The scientist and broadcaster Professor Brian Cox has said it was wrong the way a Nobel laureate scientist was “hounded out” of his university posting over controversial comments he made about women working in laboratories.
Tue, 16 Jun, 2015
Thu, 26 Jun, 2014