Recently I attended a talk by my good friend and fantastic researcher, Brian Sidlauskas. His talk was a retrospective over his research and what contributed…View More What single piece of advice would you give another scientist?
Lessons From Creating an Online Outreach Empire from Craig McClain Last Friday I delivered a preliminary talk on the opening night of ScienceOnline Oceans. I…View More Lessons From Creating an Online Outreach Empire
Magical things can happen when you enthusiastically open your mouth on the internet. One of these magical things is learning how personal experience shapes people’s…View More #IamScience: Embracing Personal Experience on Our Rise Through Science
While I had a completely different post already 60% written for this week’s column, I was struck by a few recent posts about various ways…View More From the Editor’s Desk: Quantifying Outreach to the Cult of Science
At the next conference, symposium or faculty meeting you attend take a good look at the landscape around you. Are the halls dotted with a…View More Minorities in Marine Biology: The Dearth of Black Professors
The New York Times published an interesting opinion piece saying its time for major changes in academia. Dr. Mark Taylor of Columbia University’s Religion Department…View More Reinventing academia, but for whom?