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Going straight to the source

Going straight to the source
(from undergraduate dissertation)

Polonius: Therefore, since brevity is the soul of wit and tediousness the limbs and outward flourishes, I will be brief: your noble son is mad. 2,811 more words

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On the importance of science communication

On the importance of science communication
(from undergraduate dissertation)

A lie ain’t a side of the story. It’s just a lie.
(The Wire, 2008)

Science communication is not just about wishing all members of the public would get equally excited over the discovery of a comet or new species of amphibian. 3,349 more words

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What does chemistry mean to you?

The meaning of chemistry to one person and the next could be entirely different. It is a matter of that person’s immediate perceptions when the words chemist, chemistry and chemicals are presented to them and based upon their understanding, experiences with and knowledge of chemistry. 1,035 more words

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Marius the giraffe and media sensationalism

Marius the giraffe and media sensationalism
(from undergraduate dissertation)

A carefully and professionally made decision. An entirely humane euthanasia. An educational opportunity for people of all ages. 1,225 more words

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Elevating voices: Women in Science, Engineering and Maths

Attending ‘Elevating voices’  last week was a really uplifting experience. The conference was held on the beautiful grounds of the University of Nottingham (on one of the hottest days of the year) by the Women in Science Engineering and Technology Group (WinSET). 646 more words

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To Jargon or not to Jargon

Contributed by Elisha Wood-Charlson

Jargon, as defined by Google, consists of “special words or expressions that are used by a particular profession or group and are difficult for others to understand.” So, you can imagine why jargon is a natural target for science communication training and workshops. 923 more words

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Last Soapbox Science of 2015- Hello Newcastle

Last weekend I attended my second Soapbox Science event of the summer in Newcastle.

The aim of Soapbox Science is to engage people with scientific research and promote the visibility of female scientists. 416 more words

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