http://crastina.se/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/olle_featured.png 684 845 Olle Bergman http://crastina.se/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/crastina_logo_web.png Olle Bergman2017-04-12 17:48:192017-04-13 15:18:00Crastina Column, April 2017: Lamenting the wordiness of learned people
“Text, text, everywhere, Nor any message to get.” Paraphrasing Coleridge, we introduce this month’s theme: ”short & punchy”. Our column writer is Olle Bergman, Swedish freelance writer and project leader of Crastina. Exhibit…
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Scientists and poets are often described as being very far apart in their worldview. Nothing could be further from the truth. British biologist and poet Joanna Tilsley—whose nom de plume is xYz—explains why the wonder of science and the…
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How come researchers who are great presenters often are disregarded as bad scientists? Adria LeBoeuf, multi-disciplinary scientist and communications evangelist, thinks there has to be an end to the social punishment of clear and passionate…
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Video and animation are becoming more and more useful to explain complex and minute features of science. Claudia Stocker of Vivid Biology – “a Design studio for cutting edge Science” – explains why active scientists shouldn’t be afraid…
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”Most of the mentors say that they never thought they would benefit from the experience as much as they did.” says Philip Frick, tech student and creator of Rays. This Swedish summer research school for talented students serves to gap between the world of research and curious and talented teenagers.
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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.
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How do we attract more women into the Tech industry? Kamila Stępniowska, co-creator of Geek Girls Carrots and workshop manager of global machine learning at deepsense.io, points out some solutions based on communication and role models.