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Florence Schechter, science YouTuber: “Talk about what you find interesting; that enthusiasm will shine through!”

Florence Schechter, biochemist and science communicator from London, shoots and edits her own YouTube videos in a wide range of science related topics. She is currently producing a new YouTube series called 'How To Spot A Scientist’.

How platforms like Clarafi can drastically improve your scientific visualization skills

Clarafi is a community of scientists, graphics professionals, students and educators interested in scientific visualization. Their scope is everything from advanced uses of visualization in science to visual literacy in the K-12 space. A…

How science communication agencies like Mediomix can enlarge the outreach of your research

Mediomix (www.mediomix.de) helps to improve the outreach of your scientific research. Here, the founder Dennis Fink explains why scientists need to use the services of scicomm agencies. As the sheer amount of scientific research is increasing,…

German design team creates “Next Generation Scientific Poster”

The scientific poster is a format in huge need of a makeover when it comes to information design, user interaction and technology. All these three aspects are addressed by the “Next Generation Scientific Poster” project by The Muthesius Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Kiel, Germany.

Inadequate Data Visualization Leaves Patients Undereducated

Data visualization is becoming more widely used in patient care but there is still work to be done. In this article, The New York based medical illustrator Amanda Montañez–explains why this area merits more investment than it currently…
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The (non-)necessity of PowerPoint – a personal reflection

I am a traveling student who has seen a lot of PowerPoint and Prezi presentations at many universities in different countries. Here is my message: in many cases, they were not necessary to make! Let me explain why.

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.