Meet our Authors: Galina Weinstein – May 2019

Dr Galina Weinstein specializes in the work of Albert Einstein and in the history and philosophy of the Special and General Theories of Relativity. She is currently a Research Associate in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Haifa, Israel. She has received several prestigious awards in recent years, including a GIF (German Israeli … Continue reading Meet our Authors: Galina Weinstein – May 2019

Editorial Advisory Board’s ‘Recommended Read’ – 2019 May

This month's recommended read is one of our recent titles in the environmental science domain and was decided on by our Editorial Advisory Board member Sukanchan Palit as his recommended read. Sukanchan is currently a PhD candidate at the University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, India. He reached this impressive point by obtaining his BChE in Chemical Engineering in 1992 and … Continue reading Editorial Advisory Board’s ‘Recommended Read’ – 2019 May

Call for Papers: Hydrogeophysics for Improved Groundwater Modeling

Title: Hydrogeophysics for Improved Groundwater Modeling Dr. L. Surinaidu (Lead Editor, email: suryangri@gmail.com) Dr. M. J. Nandan Dr. V.M. Tiwari Authors address: CSIR-National Geophysical Research Institute (NGRI) Habsiguda, Uppal Road Hyderabad - India - 500 007 Office: +9140-27012349/Mob:+919676963210 Groundwater models enable us to predict the dynamic response of the aquifers under different stress conditions such … Continue reading Call for Papers: Hydrogeophysics for Improved Groundwater Modeling

Book review: Biologists in the Age of Totalitarianism: Personal Reminiscences of Ornithologists and Other Naturalists

Biologists in the Age of Totalitarianism: Personal Reminiscences of Ornithologists and Other Naturalists, written by Eugeniusz Nowak and edited and translated by Brian Hillcoat, has been reviewed in the latest issue of Ardea by Rob G. Bijlsma. The review is available here (email registration is required to read the full review), and an indicative excerpt is … Continue reading Book review: Biologists in the Age of Totalitarianism: Personal Reminiscences of Ornithologists and Other Naturalists

Editorial Advisory Board’s ‘Recommended Read’ – September 2018

This month, our Editorial Advisory Board member Sukanchan Palit has chosen his ‘Recommended Read’: the second of a two volume set published in November of last year by Carole LeBlanc entitled Demystifying Climate Risk Volume II: Industry and Infrastructure Implications. Sukanchan is a chemical engineer by training and profession, and is currently a PhD candidate … Continue reading Editorial Advisory Board’s ‘Recommended Read’ – September 2018

Book Review: Guidelines for Native Seed Production and Grassland Restoration

Guidelines for Native Seed Production and Grassland Restoration, published in 2014 by Cambridge Scholars, has been noted in the latest issue of Conservation Biology. The commentary on the book is available here, and a brief excerpt is reproduced below. "The best practice examples from Europe and the United States in the book indicate the advantages … Continue reading Book Review: Guidelines for Native Seed Production and Grassland Restoration

Book Review: Calculus in Plant Science

This book is a collection of examples related to plant science. The book shows the reader how to calculate a broad range of tasks following from real scientific measurements, e.g. the rate of photosynthesis, water potential in plants, or the rate of sugar consumption during respiration. Each example has an assignment containing all the necessary … Continue reading Book Review: Calculus in Plant Science

The Philosophical Roots of the Ecological Crisis: Descartes and the Modern Worldview

The Philosophical Roots of the Ecological Crisis: Descartes and the Modern Worldview now available from Cambridge Scholars Publishing Cambridge Scholars Publishing is pleased to announce the publication of The Philosophical Roots of the Ecological Crisis: Descartes and the Modern Worldview by Joshtrom Isaac Kureethadam. The Philosophical Roots of the Ecological Crisis: Descartes and the Modern Worldview traces … Continue reading The Philosophical Roots of the Ecological Crisis: Descartes and the Modern Worldview

Call for Papers: Web of Knowledge: A look into the Past, embracing the Future (17-19 May, 2018)

Web of  Knowledge: A look into the Past, embracing the Future 17-19 MAY 2018 ÉVORA, PORTUGAL The International Multidisciplinary Congress - Web of Knowledge: A look into the Past, embracing the Future will be held by IHC-CEHFCi, HERCULES and CIDEHUS, Universidade de Évora, the special stakeholder, between 17-19 May 2018 in Évora, Portugal. The Congress will also have the scientific support of … Continue reading Call for Papers: Web of Knowledge: A look into the Past, embracing the Future (17-19 May, 2018)

Book Announcement: Philosophy of Mind: Contemporary Perspectives

Philosophy of Mind: Contemporary Perspectives now available from Cambridge Scholars Publishing Cambridge Scholars Publishing is pleased to announce the publication of Philosophy of Mind: Contemporary Perspectives, edited by Manuel Curado and Steven S. Gouveia. The human mind is one of the most extraordinary mysteries of the contemporary sciences and philosophy. We know for sure that we … Continue reading Book Announcement: Philosophy of Mind: Contemporary Perspectives