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Contests that challenge young scientists to explain their research without jargon are turning science communication into a competitive sport.
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2014 marks a century since the death of Alfred Russel Wallace, who is recognized as co-discoverer, with Charles Darwin, of evolution by natural selection. Appropriately, the University of California Los Angeles is holding a… 1,091 more words
One of my main uses for the app “Pocket” is as a repository for examples of effective science communication and advice on science story construction. One of the nuggets I have collected is a video called “Inside Out: Ben Lillie”, a discussion at the NYU Arthur L Carter Journalism Institute which discussed “what oral storytellers can teach journalists”. 1,378 more words
As I mentioned previously, Jen Lokey, Isabel Leeder and I presented a session on the benefits of physical activity on learning. There is plenty of research available showing that all sorts of good biochemistry starts happening in the brain when we start moving (resources used during our session are sited below). 554 more words