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.
Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Karen James (@kejames on Twitter) is an independent researcher in Bar Harbor, Maine. Her work is at the…View More An Alarming Tweet From the House of Representatives Committee on Science, Space, and Technology
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
Science is defined by expertise. We researchers are constantly trying to expand our own knowledge, or collaborate with those who can contribute the necessary skills. Unfortunately,…View More An Introduction to Social Media for Scientists, now in PLoS Biology
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The following post is write up of the talk I delivered last week at Capitol Hill Ocean Week When we see images like the above…View More Making The Connection: The Oceans In Contemporary American Culture
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
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
As you know by now, Hurricane Irene was pretty intense storm and it was HUGE! just check out the satellite image from NASA/Goddard. It was…View More Hurricane Irene
Sunday night I wondered aloud on Twitter: “In 140 or less, why are you (or are you not) fascinated by #sharks? Use the hastags #sharkweek #DSN and I’ll compile…View More Shark Week: What Is Your Fascination With Sharks?