0 0 Olle Bergman Olle Bergman2015-07-31 14:46:342016-07-28 00:02:41Time 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.
0 0 Olle Bergman Olle Bergman2015-07-29 15:32:202016-07-25 22:05:00Amanda Montañez: “Cajal is an icon in the field of scientific drawing”
The Nobel Prize winner Santiago Ramón y Cajal is often mentioned as a researcher who used his drawing skills extensively to make scientific progress. Medical illustrator Amanda Montañez describes why. In a blog post at Scientific American,…
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Alicia Gonzaléz Martínez is a med student from University of Castilla-La Mancha in Spain as well as a skilled classical and flamenco dancer. Together with some friends, she formed a performace group called Ojos Venecia.
https://crastina.se/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/51ubOHfJ4nL.jpg 500 332 Olle Bergman Olle Bergman2015-07-19 13:29:172017-03-20 15:52:19Bernd Heinrich, scientist and artist: “Our perceptions change with closer observation”
Interview with Bernd Heinrich, professor emeritus from the University of Vermont about the use of sketching and drawing as tools of science. Professor Heinrich is the author of bestselling, illustrated books in which he shares his reflections and observations about nature.
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With the hashtag #academicswithbeer, all the beer loving academics out there may now get in touch on Twitter. The initiative was taken by Elena Milani (@biomug) and Cristina Rigutto (@cristinarigutto) – two Italian academics with a passion for both beer and scicomm.
https://crastina.se/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/26fbb65.jpg 398 398 Olle Bergman Olle Bergman2015-07-13 09:59:562016-07-28 01:39:54Vip Sitaraman, Draw Science founder: “ There is widespread disenchantment with the current mode of science publishing”
Vip Sitaraman, bio student from University of Arizona, has stirred up some attention with his project Draw Science – the world’s first open access journal entirely based on visual explanations.
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Drawing is not an archaic skill; it is an essential part of the modern scientist's toolkit. Science communicator/illustrator Bethann Garramon Merkle explains why.