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Interpreting science 101

Alright, so I’ve talked a lot about increasing communication between the scientific community and the rest of the world, but how can we actually do that? 441 more words

Job Opportunity: Communciations Professional Senior - Gund Institute for Ecological Economics at the University of Vermont

Job Title: Communications Professional Senior
Company: University of Vermont
Location: Burlington, VT
Website: http://www.uvm.edu
Apply to: taylor.ricketts@uvm.edu
Job Type: Paid Job

Communications Professional Senior for the Gund Institute for Ecological Economics at the University of Vermont… 307 more words


Never blog in your PJs, and other tips for science and ecology bloggers

The scientists before me out-sourced everything, from typing a letter to making a pot of tea. My generation out-sourced communication and engagement. This generation of researchers has to do the lot. 2,032 more words


To Quarantine or not to Quarantine?: Science & Policy in the time of Ebola

 Bioethicist Arthur Caplan gives “7 Reasons Ebola Quarantine Is a Bad, Bad Idea”. I’m interested to know what readers think (I claim no expertise in this area.) My occasional comments are in red. 786 more words

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Art meets science in acrobat's depiction of personal worlds

Where do art and science meet?

Wouter van Buuren is a Dutch acrobat and photographer whose aerial photographs create dreamy images of our personal universes. van Buuren has been known to hang off precarious positions to capture the single images which he pieces together to form the panoramic views you see above. 72 more words


Science Speak [The Scientist]

Great article from The Scientist about a new wave of science communication contests sweeping academia. From Three Minute Thesis (3MT) to FameLab

Contests that challenge young scientists to explain their research without jargon are turning science communication into a competitive sport.

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