Monthly Archives: November 2012

Quality Bike Corridor articles (featuring the Forum)

Those who commute to the Forum on two wheels will probably¬† have already experienced the improvements to the bike lanes from George IV Bridge to King’s Buildings. I noticed that council’s announcement about this “Quality Bike Corridor” and this article … Continue reading

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Nature article: Be persuasive. Be brave. Be arrested (if necessary)

This viewpoint article by financier Jeremy Grantham in¬† Nature seems pertinent to this blog. In argues that scientists should be more outspoken about the dangers of climate change: It is crucial that scientists take more career risks and sound a … Continue reading

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Comfort survey results

Here’s another report – this time on the results of the Comfort Survey, which 106 of you kindly filled in. The statistics will probably not be too much of a surprise to anyone in the Forum – some rooms are … Continue reading

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Report on reducing energy consumption in the Forum

After too long a delay, here is the Informatics Energy Report on what I’ve discovered about energy use in the Forum and what other willing colleauges have been doing to help reduce it. The executive summary is that since April … Continue reading

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