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Tips for marine science communicators - getting through to a teenage audience

There’s a difference between telling someone about an issue and getting them to actually engage with it. The tricky thing about talking to school groups is that the students are often told to be at your talk, and this means that their level of concentration and interest can vary. 752 more words

Step Up For The Sea

Communication in the superdiverse city: a network event

By Jessica Bradley and Emilee Moore, University of Leeds

We start this blog post with a question: why is it important to understand communication in… 989 more words


'It aint what you do it's the way that you do it!' - Some thoughts on facilitaion

Recently I’ve noticed I spend less time talking about why we should do public engagement / involvement  and more time discussing how it can be done. 572 more words

Health Research

Open Houses draw out residents and serve up fresh feedback

Voting stickers stuck, ideas shared, priorities listed and conversation had!

BIG THANKS to everyone who came out to the Glencoe TuneUp Open Houses held this past Saturday, May 21st and Wednesday, May 25th.   544 more words


International Thyroid Awareness Week 2016

The syndromes associated with a dysfunctional thyroid gland can have severe impacts on an individual’s quality of life. Consequently, research aimed at understanding normal thyroid function and how this deteriorates through the pathologies of the various thyroid-related conditions is a high priority. 253 more words


DNA and Big Data: be part of the conversation

The Global Alliance for Genomics and Health (GA4GH) and the Wellcome Genome Campus have launched a new project to explore global public attitudes and beliefs around the sharing of genetic information. 757 more words

Ethical Issues Of Genetics

Ancient Sunlight - Stories from the Oil Age

Participants in Kaleider’s Ancient Sunlight project will soon be celebrating! The gorgeous book that is the result of over 40 artists and hundreds of students and people in the wider community is back from the printers and looking splendid :-) 796 more words