The letter to the scientific/medical editor: a neglected genre within medical humanities?

This month’s (August’s) edition of the British Journal of Psychiatry features an editorial entitled, “Antipsychotics: is it time to introduce patient choice?”.  The authors (Anthony P Morrison, Paul Hutton, David Shiers and Douglas Turkington) make an important and provocative argument (given the journal in which their editorial appears – which is not Read more…

Why Should Academics Blog?

Why Academics Should Blog: A College of One’s Own is a fantastic post by Stephen T Casper on his blog The Neuro Times. “The amazing thing about blogging,” he writes,  “is that an author can capture all of those feelings that sustain scholarship.” Here is an extended excerpt: “But most Read more…