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Shades of Translation

I was playing Codenames with some friends, a game about giving one-word clues to multi-word answers. I wanted to hint at “undertaker” and “march”, so I figured I’d do “funeral march”. 448 more words

Science Communication

My EGU2017 Experience + Winning Science Video Competition

My video (watch here) is the winner of the Communicate Your Science Video Competition 2017! Sincere thanks to those who watched and voted. I have been awarded free registration for next year’s EGU General Assembly. 75 more words

Science Communication

Science without the jargon

Have you ever read a scientific paper and struggled to understand the main findings of the research? If so, you are not alone.

When I worked as a research scientist one of my biggest frustrations was how difficult it could be to read research papers, even those within my own field. 573 more words

Everyday Life

Update on Community Collaborative Impact

A few months ago I wrote a short blog post about “Community Collaborative Science” as a model for impactful teaching and research in UK universities. As I mentioned back then, this kind of “service learning” is a core part of the curriculum in many US universities, but has not taken off in quite the same way in the UK. 86 more words

Science

VIDEO: Hand Augering Timelapse

Feel free to subscribe to my new research YouTube channel for more videos relating to my research and geoscience in general!

Research

Nottingham Festival of Science and Curiosity 2017

Last week for the third year running the people of Nottingham were able to experience science through The Festival of Science and Curiosity 2017. 972 more words

Science Communication