Professor Stefaan Missinne speaks in Vienna

The Society of the Friends of the Austrian Academy of Sciences has recently announced that one of our authors, Professor Stefaan Missinne, is to present a lecture hosted on February 18th by the Medical University of Vienna Library covering his ground-breaking work on the discovery of the Leonardo da Vinci Globe. As regular readers of … Continue reading Professor Stefaan Missinne speaks in Vienna

A new means of treating addiction

Addiction to alcohol and other substances is a significant and growing problem. The Alcoholics Anonymous 12 Steps Programme is the standard method for treating addictions, and defines an ordered program which, if completed, should (in theory) break the addiction. Its level of success, however, is incredibly low. Two main problems in this regard are the … Continue reading A new means of treating addiction

Highlighted Article: Empirical Paradox, Complexity Thinking and Generating New Kinds of Knowledge

Empirical Paradox, Complexity Thinking and Generating New Kinds of Knowledge by Bruce J. West, Korosh Mahmoodi, and Paolo Grigolini has been included in an interesting recent article by PHYS. The piece reveals the significance of the book when thinking about the inevitability of another world war. 'Is another world war inevitable? The answer is a resounding … Continue reading Highlighted Article: Empirical Paradox, Complexity Thinking and Generating New Kinds of Knowledge

Press Release: Optical Metrology with Interferometry

PRESS RELEASE Optical Metrology with Interferometry By Dahi Ghareab Abdelsalam Ibrahim Cambridge Scholars Publishing Release Date: 1st October 2019 The accurate measurements of surface topography are becoming important to many applications in both engineering and science. Optical interferometry is considered a preferable technique for featuring accurate 3D surface profiling since it is non-contacting, non-destructive and … Continue reading Press Release: Optical Metrology with Interferometry

Nils Clausson’s ‘Arthur Conan Doyle’s Art of Fiction’ Shortlisted for Prestigious Crime Fiction Award

Nils Clausson's book Arthur Conan Doyle’s Art of Fiction: A Revaluation has been shortlisted for Crime Fest's H.R.F. Keating Award. The H.R.F. Keating Award is for the best biographical or critical book related to crime fiction first published in the British Isles in 2018. The award is named after H.R.F. ‘Harry’ Keating, one of Britain’s most … Continue reading Nils Clausson’s ‘Arthur Conan Doyle’s Art of Fiction’ Shortlisted for Prestigious Crime Fiction Award

TV interview: Nikolett Bogár on her book, The Fashion Industry and Eating Disorders: The Dangers of the Catwalk

On the 10th July author Nikolett Bogár appeared on Hungarian National Television channel M1 to talk about her book The Fashion Industry and Eating Disorders: The Dangers of the Catwalk. Her interview is linked below and starts at around nine minutes and thirty seconds in. https://www.mediaklikk.hu/video/ma-delutan-2019-07-10-i-adas-5/  Nikolett Bogár graduated from Semmelweis University, Hungary, and is a pharmacist … Continue reading TV interview: Nikolett Bogár on her book, The Fashion Industry and Eating Disorders: The Dangers of the Catwalk

Competition Announcement: 6 Word Story Contest

Andrew Rixon and Cathryn Lloyd, the editors of The Story Cookbook: Practical Recipes for Change are running a contest alongside The Story Conference in Melbourne, Australia in November 2019. All you have to do to win is share a six word story about a time when you've been at your best at work to win a … Continue reading Competition Announcement: 6 Word Story Contest

500th Anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci: Lecture by Prof. Dr. Stefaan Missinne at the University of Vienna

This quarter has been very busy for one of our authors, Stefaan Missinne. He appeared at the 500th Anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci and performed a lecture at the University of Vienna. He is pictured in the Journal of Cercle Diplomatique (CD_02-2019_153_Le Rendezvous_Stefaan Missinne_230x148). He and his wife also met with the Chancellor of Austria, Dr. … Continue reading 500th Anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci: Lecture by Prof. Dr. Stefaan Missinne at the University of Vienna

Global Theme: Independence Day 4th July

The 4th of July is US Independence Day.  Independence Day is a federal holiday in the United States commemorating the Declaration of Independence of the United States on 4th July, 1776. Independence Day is the National Day of the United States and is commonly associated with fireworks, parades, barbecues, carnivals, fairs, picnics, concerts, baseball games, family reunions, … Continue reading Global Theme: Independence Day 4th July