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Each year, the Swedish organisation VA organises a public mass experiment—an activity that combines science promotion among school children with data collection. Hence, last fall 10 000 Swedish pupils documented the changes to the autum leaves of trees all over Sweden.
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The students of Lund Institute of Technology follow their tradition and offer a advent calendar for laymen where a team of enthusiastic students perform simple experiments and explain their observations.
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If you haven't discovered Symphony of Science before you have surely some great YouTube moments before you. This science, music and video project by John Boswell, an electronic musician from Wasthington, is a stunning source of inspiration for scientists and laymen alike.
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”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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Jennifer Raff, science blogger, recently wrote a guide for laymen on how to read and understand a scientific paper. Her purpose deserves a lot of credit but she has a very idealistic view of the behaviour of knowledge seekers outside of science.
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In a text that has attracted much attention, David Rubenson from Stanford Cancer Institute makes the provocative statement that scientists ”don't communicate well with each other”. Do you agree?