Are there other ways to promote Open Access science? I propose targeting the next generation.
I love talking about science – as family and friends will tell you – and my various jobs all focus on engaging people in science conversations. With the internet and social media tools, these discussions are getting easier.
UPDATE FEBRUARY 2014: I want to care about the Super Bowl. Family and friends are really excited about the Seahawks but I just don’t get it. I’m trying to decide if I should go to a party or just stay away from the whole topic. I like the junk food and parties associated with the […]
The holiday season is always a great time to practice communicating – especially if you are in the science field and your parents want to know what you do. I thought I’d share one of my most embarrassing stories to highlight difficulties sharing ideas with mixed audiences. If I’m brave enough, I share this with […]
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In 2010, there was a genetics and film competition in Vancouver called Gene Screen BC. As an organizer, I (genegeek) couldn’t comment on the films but did have my favourites. I can say that I was impressed by the range in just 12 films and the different approaches to science communication. One of the film-makers, Ben […]
I like the junk food and parties associated with the SuperBowl – I’m just not invested in the game. The day before a Super Bowl party, I do a bit of research so I don’t sound like a complete idiot around those who know all kinds of fancy stats. As I get ready to learn […]