http://crastina.se/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/claudia_featured.png 684 845 Claudia Stocker http://crastina.se/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/crastina_logo_web.png Claudia Stocker2016-09-05 11:36:062016-09-22 01:34:02The Crastina Column, September: Shining a light on the dark art of animation
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.
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All seekers of jobs or lab positions have had reason to ponder over the eternal question: “Is it OK to put photos on your CV or not?” Barry O’Brien, British career coach based in Stockholm, has a very definitive answer: “It depends …”
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“There is a stereotype of scientists and engineers being aloof, unaware of social conventions and perhaps even exhibiting autistic traits. Recent research show that STEM students are indeed more autistic than the general population.” By Piotr Migdał, Ph.D., quantum physicist turned into a data science freelancer.
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Some people in the scientific community think that humour shouldn’t be involved in communicating science. Here, Dr. Dean Burnett—who is a neuroscientist, stand-up comedian and belongs to the blog team of The Guardian–explains why they are wrong.