On June 27–28, the networking project Crastina goes live for the first time! The First Crastina IRL Unconference brings together 16 exceptionally talented and friendly people of different ages in beautiful Leuven, one of the classic university towns of Belgium. During day 1, all the participants will give lightning talks and get feedback from their peers. During day […]
“Science can be fuzzy, dark, and obtuse. There becomes a point where words fail and it’s easier to just draw a picture.” says comic artist Maki Naro who — according to Scientific American — brings “‘serious artwork’ to the science comic world”. Maki Naro is a comic artist, illustrator and science communicator living in New Jersey. His comics […]
It is time to seriously start experimenting with visual narratives!” says Matteo Farinella, neuroscientist and science cartoonist. He is convinced that comics can evolve to a powerful tool for science communication.
Womengineer is Swedish non-profit organization with a very ambitious vision: “… by 2030, we want 50% of all graduated engineers in Sweden to be … [Read More...]
Due to a growing demand for engineers in Sweden in the mid-eighties, Lund University started a recruiting project in 1984 to attract more women … [Read More...]
Science communication, Cannabis and feminism. These three seemingly unrelated phenomena are joined together by Dr. Daniela Vergara, a … [Read More...]
Florence Schechter, biochemist and science communicator from London, shoots and edits her own YouTube videos in a wide range of science related … [Read More...]
Womengineer is Swedish non-profit organization with a very ambitious vision: “… by 2030, we want 50% of all graduated engineers in Sweden to be women”. The core of their networking activities is a website [womengineer.org] which “emphasizes female role models in the form of engineering students and practicing engineers which may inspire other women to […]
“Science + comics = awesome” is the motto of an event in Leeds during British Science Week 2016, organized by the West Yorkshire British Science Association branch. We got in touch with Anna Woolman—biology student, comics enthusiast and one of the project leaders.
Felix Breyer, who studies cell signalling in Dundee, is passionate about handball. Apart from being a top-level player he has also spent innumerable hours as leader and organiser.
Alicia Gonzaléz Martínez is a med student from University of Castilla-La Mancha in Spain as well as a skilled classical and flamenco dancer. Together with some friends, she formed a performace group called Ojos Venecia.