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John Hinton: ”The science of music, and the music of science”

“Writing and performing science songs is the niche field in which I’ve carved out something of a profession over the past decade,” says John Hinton, theatre practitioner, science communicator, and the creator of Ensonglopedia of Science,…

Brandon Johnson: “This is how prospective students get a first impression of me and my work”.

Planetary Scientist. Impact Craters. Hydrocodes. But what is this?! Learn more about Brandon Johnson’s research and interests in his mesmerizing personal website. He is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Earth, Environmental…

Rahim Munir: ”There are multiple gains with having a personal website”

“My exposure to juxtaposition cultures, from Korea to Saudi Arabia, have shaped me into a vibrant, adaptable and tolerant personality,” writes Rahim Munir, PhD student at KAUST on his personal website. Rahim continues: “This blog will…

Stephanie Halmhofer: “A website is an awesome opportunity to highlight yourself and promote your ‘brand’”

Stephanie Halmhofer, osteoarchaeologist from Canada, runs the personal website Bones, Stones and Books. Sophia Junker from Crastina reached out to ask her about her motivation, tips for people who want to start a personal site and most importantly…

Nikola Vukovic, Aarhus Uni: “My website helps me keep a consistent professional profile online”

”Having a personal website allows you to create a unified platform to integrate all your various identities,” says Nikola Vukovic, postdoc at Aarhus University in Denmark. This month, Crastina is reaching out to scientists who uses a personal…

The Crastina Column: Why you A-B-S-O-L-U-T-E-L-Y need a personal website as a scientist

Being a scientist means that you need to promote yourself as skilled and influential individual in your professional field. Accordingly, a personal website seems to be an obvious tool for a science or tech person with great ambitions. Here Stephan…

How to produce a stop-motion video about quantum computing

“What are quantum computers and how does playing games help physicist in cutting edge research?” This intriguing question was recently explained in a very elegant YouTube video published by ScienceAtHome.   Crastina got in…