Anybody who has even dipped a toe into the waters of public engagement recently will know what I mean when I talk about the dreaded ‘i’ word. 440 more words
Tags » Science Communication
Authors: Lily M van Eden, Chris R Dickman, Euan G Ritchie, and Thomas M Newsome
Published in: Biodiversity and Conservation
Over the last century, changing public attitudes about the value of wildlife have triggered substantial changes in species management that have both benefited and hindered conservation efforts. 158 more words
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
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