Mathematics, Metaphors and Meanings
"...Tipping Points are a reaffirmation of the potential for change and the power of intelligent action."
Malcolm Gladwell. The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make A Big Difference.
Film Screening of Chasing Ice plus discussion
The film will be followed by an interactive panel discussion led by researchers on the Tipping Points project including Prof Sarah Curtis, Prof Antony Long and Dr Eleanor Maddison plus more to be confirmed.
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Emotion words in English books reflect trends in history and culture
Trends in emotion words in 20th century books in American and British English have been identified in new research.
Fragile Futures - Call for Submissions
Tipping Points researcher Marc Botha is guest editor of a new special issue of The English Academy Review: Southern African Journal of English Studies on fragility.
(12 Mar 2013) » More about Fragile Futures - Call for Submissions
Tipping Points - Uncovering the climate of the past in Greenland - Part 2
Scientists travel to Greenland to collect artefacts that will help them uncover the mystery of a rapid cooling event that took place in the North Atlantic around 5000 years ago. This will help to discover how the Earth's climate systems may change in the future.
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Super-Gaussian transport theory and the field-generating thermal instability in laser-plasmas.
Bissell, J. J. and Ridgers, C. P. and Kingham, R. J. (2013) 'Super-Gaussian transport theory and the field-generating thermal instability in laser-plasmas.', New journal of physics., 15 (2). 025017. Visit tippingpointsproject.org for more information about the project.
Holocene climate variability in northernmost Europe.
Allen, J.R.M. and Long, A.J. and Ottley, C.J. and Pearson, D.G. and Huntley, B. (2007) 'Holocene climate variability in northernmost Europe.', Quaternary science reviews., 26 (9-10). pp. 1432-1453. Visit tippingpointsproject.org for more information about the project.
(5 Jul 2012) » Holocene climate variability in northernmost Europe.
Modelling creative innovation.
Ormerod, Paul and Bentley, R. Alexander (2010) 'Modelling creative innovation.', Cultural science., 3 (1). Visit tippingpointsproject.org for more information about the project.
(27 Apr 2012) » Modelling creative innovation.
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