Tag Archives: science communication

Improv for scientific communication with Aniek Ivens

How I wish I understood you, but I have no idea what you are talking about. You seem friendly and animated and clearly love your research, but what is your question? Why do you like this figure so much? What … Continue reading

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Evidence based science communication!

One of my gripes about us scientists (yes, I’m also guilty) is that we seem to turn off our critical minds when we talk about teaching, women and minority issues, and about communicating with the public. Meanwhile there are all … Continue reading

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Great figures in your paper are worth the time

If you don’t think figures are crucial to effective scientific communication, think about how much easier it is to remember what a bird looks like than to remember its song. We all know about the special stomach just for desserts. … Continue reading

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