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Lessons Learned from Toms River

On Monday, I was lucky enough to be able to attend a free presentation by science journalist, New York University professor and author, Dan Fagan… 540 more words

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Finding a needle in a needle stack?

Despite being a graduate-level writing student, I have little knowledge or experience writing grants or finding guarantors for organizations with objectives that align with my own. 549 more words


Jim Toomey, Cartoonist and Marine Conservationist, Speaks at Scripps

“It’s the first time I’ve been a distinguished anything!” says Jim Toomey, beginning his presentation as the distinguished speaker for the annual Knowlton-Jackson Lecture of the Center for Marine Biodiversity and Conservation (CMBC) at Scripps Seaside Forum Auditorium last Friday afternoon. 792 more words

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FameLab Swansea 2015

Last night the Dylan Thomas Centre in Swansea was the venue for the city’s heat of FameLab, an international competition promoting scientific communication and giving scientists the opportunity to engage with the public about their field of work or study in just 3 minutes – no PowerPoint allowed! 151 more words


A Different View of a Museum

I’ve always loved museums, especially natural history museums, but I’ve never managed to spend as much time wandering through them as I’d like. Fortunately, I recently discovered… 213 more words


Science you think you know

In order to reintroduce some focus to this blog I will be starting a new themed series of posts concerned with common misconceptions within science. 161 more words


Is the Earth shaped like a potato - Science in social media

In answer to the question posed in this blog post’s title:

Short answer – No.

Long answer – A big, unequivocal, starchy, no.

Take a… 835 more words