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Science Communication in 2017 – more important than ever?

The 2017 Science Communication course is almost upon us. This is the sixth year that the course has been offered in the final year Biochemistry and Biology degree programmes and a lot seems to have changed since it started back … Continue reading

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Thinking about science videos

The video workshops for 2015 will be held tomorrow. Those of you participating will get a chance to try your hand at making a very short film. To do this well takes skill and practice. Below are listed a couple … Continue reading

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Alan Alda and Science Communication

In the USA actor Alan Alda (star of M*A*S*H) is one of the great cheerleaders for science, appearing regularly on TV. He may well have something like the status that David Attenborough enjoys on this side of the Atlantic. I … Continue reading

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Here we go again

The Science Communication Course, officially a year old now, has just recommenced. Welcome to our new batch of students. We hope you are enjoying your reading material — there are plenty of additional suggestions on Blackboard if you are a … Continue reading

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Film by Geoff Marsh: How to see around corners

Those of you did the podcasting workshop will be familiar with Geoff Marsh’s audio and video work for Nature. Here is the finished film that I think he mentioned to you during the workshop:

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Scientists and Journalists need different things from science

Interesting post from Tim Skellett at Nature’s Soap Box Science blog. Makes the case for the value of good science blogging as a resource for journalists.

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This is a news website article about a scientific finding

This is the article by Martin Robbins that Blake Suttle mentioned in his Outside the Lab session this afternoon. Enjoy. This is a news website article about a scientific finding | Martin Robbins | Science | guardian.co.uk. P.S. Took about … Continue reading

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