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From Dominion to Nation: Atmospheric Sciences and Radio Research in Australia

Aitor Anduaga

in Wireless and Empire: Geopolitics, Radio Industry, and Ionosphere in the British Empire, 1918-1939

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199562725
eISBN:
9780191721755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562725.003.0003
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

The development of radio and ionospheric physics in Australia is inseparable from that of the Empire. But specific circumstances of time and place, however, coloured local advances in different ways. ... More


Take Kalahari Hoodia for Hunger

Abena Dove Osseo-Asare

in Bitter Roots: The Search for Healing Plants in Africa

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226085524
eISBN:
9780226086163
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226086163.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter situates hoodia within the longer history of the creation of healing plant Diasporas in South Africa from San settlement up through the process of plant prospecting at the Council for ... More


Take Bitter Roots for Malaria

Abena Dove Osseo-Asare

in Bitter Roots: The Search for Healing Plants in Africa

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226085524
eISBN:
9780226086163
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226086163.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Ghanaian scientists and healers vied for rights to a promising treatment for drug-resistant malaria, Cryptolepis sanguinolenta. During the colonial period, healers developed therapies for malaria ... More


Mining the Deep South: Exploitation, Environmental Impact, and Contested Futures

Alessandro Antonello

in The Greening of Antarctica: Assembling an International Environment

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190907174
eISBN:
9780190907204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190907174.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Political History

This chapter investigates the debates surrounding possible exploitation of minerals in Antarctica between 1969 and 1977. In the late 1960s several mineral and oil companies began investigating ... More


Principles for “Unprincipled Men”: Filling the Household of Antarctic Nature

Alessandro Antonello

in The Greening of Antarctica: Assembling an International Environment

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190907174
eISBN:
9780190907204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190907174.003.0002
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Political History

This chapter investigates the scientific arguments for and diplomatic negotiation of the conservation of Antarctic wildlife between 1959 and 1964. The subject of wildlife conservation was raised by ... More


Arguing with Seals: The Changing Terrain of Authority

Alessandro Antonello

in The Greening of Antarctica: Assembling an International Environment

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190907174
eISBN:
9780190907204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190907174.003.0003
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Political History

This chapter analyzes the scientific and diplomatic debates on the question of sealing and seal conservation from 1964 to 1972, particularly the negotiation of the Convention for the Conservation of ... More


Analyzing and Writing a Report on Qualitative Diary Research

Lauri L. Hyers

in Diary Methods: Understanding Qualitative Research

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190256692
eISBN:
9780190856823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190256692.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter discusses how to analyze and write up a qualitative diary research report. In qualitative diary studies, the summative narrative developed by the researcher is as integral to the report ... More


Knowledge in Big Science

Agustí Canals

in Knowledge, Organization, and Management: Building on the Work of Max Boisot

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199669165
eISBN:
9780191749346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669165.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Knowledge Management

In this chapter we review some of the ideas Max Boisot developed about the organizational and strategic aspects of big science projects and their application to the understanding of big science ... More


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