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Twelve dance videos nominated in the final of Dance Your PhD

The finalists have now been announced for this year’s Dance Your PhD contest – three each in the categories Chemistry, Physics, Biology and Social Sciences.

Chemistry Champions Contest – deadline extended

In April, the American Chemical Society launched the Chemistry Champions contest in an ”an effort to find and train promising science communicators”. As the number of participants seems to be small, why don’t take the chance to go to San Francisco?
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Dance your PhD 2013 – a dancer’s view

Alicia González Martínez, undergraduate student in medicine and semi-professional dancer, shares her thoughts about the winners of this year’s Dance Your PhD competition.

36 Ph.D. dances in The Dance Your Ph.D. Contest 2013

I just love this – for the out-of-the-box thinking, for the humour and for the sheer madness of it all – a dance contest sponsored by Science and AAAS.

Amazing Technicolor Bar Chart Costume

”Well-dressed and witty” – this was how Cecilia Berlin, social sustainability scientist from Gothenburg was described as she won one of the regional finals of the Swedish national Forskar Grand Prix. (’Researcher’s Grand Prix’)
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Elisa D’Arcangelo, SSRA Gold medalist: ”Tell your story and don't fluff it up to much”

”Sincerity is appreciated in science!” says Elisa D’Arcangelo, winner of the Student Summer Research Awards (SSRA) Gold medal at University College Dublin.