Unscripted Research Blog


Take a Deep Breath

Take a deep breath and take the long view.

The pandemic. Midterms and finals. November 3. Travel (or not). Times are stressful, which means the science of self-care is all the more important. . . . Read More

The Scientific Method on Display

Caryn Heldt, professor of chemical engineering and director Michigan Tech's Health
      Research Institute, notes that we were all taught the scientific method but few have
      put it into practice.

Essays by members of Michigan Tech's Institute for Policy, Ethics, and Culture from the 1,000 Words Project "SARS-CoV-2: What Kind of Crisis is This ? " offer perspectives on pandemic culture. . . . Read More

Field School and COVID-19

Tim Scarlett, left, adjusted the archaeology field school hosted every summer by Michigan
      Tech to account for the newly required safety and social distancing practices of working
      during COVID-19.

Though it runs contrary to what Indiana Jones might say, archaeology is not worth dying for. COVID-19 has helped introduce needed additional safety practices to the profession. . . . Read More