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Why science should experiment more with comics (Matteo Farinella, June 2016)

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.

Announcing the winners in the Crastina science haiku competition

We are proud to present the three winning poems in The Crastina Haiku Competition where one is about deep-sea corals, another is about microbes trapped in ice and a third is about autumn leaves.

The Crastina science haiku competition

We are happy to announce The Crastina science haiku competition! The challenge is to describe your research, alternatively your work or studies in the STEMM field, in the form of a haiku.

Science and Comics: Bridging the Science and Art Gap

“Science + comics = awesome” is the motto of an event in Leeds during British Science Week 2016, organized by the West Yorkshire British Science Association branch. We got in touch with Anna Woolman—biology student, comics enthusiast and one of the project leaders.

Med school candyman plays around with body parts

Mike McCormick, a 2nd year Medical Student at the University of Glasgow, started to play around with candy to learn anatomy, shared some stuff with his friends – and soon had thousands of followers.

The Ensonglopedia of Science (AKA Songs About Science (AKA @ensonglopedia))

”What better way to appreciate the world of science than to listen to songs about it?” The anonymous twitterer behind Songs About Science guides us through a song genre which is very different to the stuff they are playing on the radio.
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Time to enter the 2015 Dance Your Ph.D. Contest

It’s time for the 8th year of the Dance Your Ph.D. contest. Crastina had a quick email correspondence with one of its founders, John Bohannon.