Tag Archive: science communication

Apr 24

Impressions from the March for Science in London

I’m not entirely sure what I was expecting before I left my flat this Saturday to join fellow scientists and science-fans on the March for Science in London. Demonstrations against Brexit and the Women’s March earlier this year were still on my mind, I guess, and probably contributed to my anticipation of large crowds. When …

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Nov 26

Introducing Shivan, a new contributor on Curious About Science

It’s my pleasure to introduce you to one of my science friends back from the days when we were both working at the CR-UK Cambridge Institute. In addition to being a researcher, Shivan is also a trained medical doctor in oncology – and a big fan of science communication. He will be a regular contributor from …

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Sep 15

Science Gallery London

Did you ever have the feeling that certain scientific findings have amazing parallels to art? Do you see beauty in data sets? The wonder of biology in magnified microscopic images? Then perhaps the Science Gallery London will interest you. The gallery, which is said to open next year, is working with researchers, students, local communities and artists to contribute …

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May 24

Talk science to me. Why researchers should engage with the public.

The media today is a maze of information that no-one can quite grasp. Especially when it comes to science. It frequently hits the front-pages of newspapers and over the decades has become an excellent way to attract attention – mostly because it’s easily put into an emotional context that resonates with all of us. Just the word cancer will cause …

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May 22

SciComm14 – How science is communicated

A few weeks ago I had the exciting opportunity to attend my first science communication conference: SciComm14, a project of the British Science Association which was held at the University of Surrey this year. Having been to science conferences only so far, I must say that my expectations were initially mixed and then certainly exceeded by what I found …

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