On the heals of being inspired at #scifoo at GoogleX, I’m a little fired up. Monday morning at the American Library Association meeting–after flight delays,…View More 10 Things Science, Science Communication, and Just Maybe All of Academia Needs
Currently, one of the most pressing questions in science communication is what impact does participating in these kind of activities have on individual scientists. These…View More Will Tweeting About Your Research Paper Get You More Citations? Meh.
I’ve always been a big fan of science communication and the ability to tell compelling stories through alternate forms of media- especially video. Gloop, by…View More GLOOP.
Tweeting during a conference and joining in on a conference hashtag is becoming the norm for scientists on Twitter. Indeed conference’s hashtags are becoming a…View More Become a Social Media Pro User: Tweeting Your Own Talk
My second week at UC Davis, and I’ve already met Jane Lubchenco. Last night the NOAA administrator gave a public lecture to a packed auditorium…View More Jane Lubchenco’s message to scientists
Last thursday I was a guest on Dr. Kiki’s Science Hour talking about communicating biodiversity (interview starts at 8 minutes in). It was response to…View More The Biodiverse Universe
When the DSN crew gathered for our inaugural retreat recently, one of the core values we agreed on was “promoting ocean literacy”. This value is…View More Promoting Ocean Literacy – a DSN Core Value
The journalist and the scientist are two species that inhabit the same ecosystem, but have very different behaviors. I have spent many years carefully observing…View More Scientists vs. Journalists: A Field Guide
Nature’s online editor Ananyo Bhattacharya wrote a piece for UK paper The Guardian’s science desk that has got me scratching my head today, and judging…View More Getting on the same page with Science Journalists
Its a bit of a circular title, but I think it is honest. Marine scientists are constantly shouting at walls of reporters and news consumers…View More Preemptive Conservation Communication Through the Lens of Negative Comments