Long and short interviews with communicators in the field of science and science dissemination, some of them talented and prominent, some of them just talented–but they all have important things to tell us.

Randy McIntosh, neuroscientist: “I see parallels between the process of discovery in science and musical improvisation”

For Randy McIntosh, Scientist at Baycrest's Rotman Research Institute and Professor at the Department of Psychology, University of Toronto, music is both a passion as well as something that supports his intellectual work as a scientist. ”Music…

Clear storyline & stick figures won the Swedish Forskar Grand Prix competition

Forskar Grand Prix is a yearly event in Sweden where researchers are challenged to present their research in four minutes. To be a winner, your talk should be “captivating, inspiring and educational”. Peter Ueda from Karolinska Institutet…

Brandon Johnson: “This is how prospective students get a first impression of me and my work”.

Planetary Scientist. Impact Craters. Hydrocodes. But what is this?! Learn more about Brandon Johnson’s research and interests in his mesmerizing personal website. He is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Earth, Environmental…

Rahim Munir: ”There are multiple gains with having a personal website”

“My exposure to juxtaposition cultures, from Korea to Saudi Arabia, have shaped me into a vibrant, adaptable and tolerant personality,” writes Rahim Munir, PhD student at KAUST on his personal website. Rahim continues: “This blog will…

Stephanie Halmhofer: “A website is an awesome opportunity to highlight yourself and promote your ‘brand’”

Stephanie Halmhofer, osteoarchaeologist from Canada, runs the personal website Bones, Stones and Books. Sophia Junker from Crastina reached out to ask her about her motivation, tips for people who want to start a personal site and most importantly…

Nikola Vukovic, Aarhus Uni: “My website helps me keep a consistent professional profile online”

”Having a personal website allows you to create a unified platform to integrate all your various identities,” says Nikola Vukovic, postdoc at Aarhus University in Denmark. This month, Crastina is reaching out to scientists who uses a personal…

Producing a science communication podcast – some professional advice from Max Landergård

Try to identify what listeners would like to hear, create a forum where they can contribute, and you can make a very effective podcast. This is the advice of Max Landergård, entrepreneur, published author and lecturer within podcast production,…