July 11, 2011

Ladder Award: The Slow Science Academy for their work to reclaim the ivory tower as a space, with time to discuss, to wonder, and to think

We do need time to think. We do need time to digest. We do need time to misunderstand each other, especially when fostering lost dialogue between humanities and natural sciences...
March 11, 2009

How to Make Life Spacious

Guest Blogger Mary Jaksch writes: "We speak of ‘using time’, ‘buying time’, ’saving time’, ’spending time’, or ’squandering time’ ... we seem to have much less time to do the things we need or want to do. This contributes to more stress at work, sleep deprivation, burnout, and less time for family and friends or recreational activities."
December 23, 2008

A time to pause: to celebrate, reflect and refresh

It has been Graduation Week at Canterbury University in Christchurch, Aotearoa New Zealand. It was a 21st Century experience of tradition – the regalia, the music, and ceremony – and a celebration of the value of university education itself.
December 20, 2008

Making Time for Village-Time

Taking time out from busy schedules for local village-time - time to discover shared local needs and aspirations and how to fulfill them - can be a major challenge.
December 20, 2008

Time to talk

We tend to hear about the value of taking time for conversations around the water coolers and cafes in creative places such as Silicon Valley, but not so much in places like our villages, universities and policy institutions.