https://crastina.se/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/Skärmavbild-2015-03-16-kl.-10.00.43.png 867 1303 Olle Bergman Olle Bergman2015-03-16 11:46:092016-07-26 22:19:42Conversation with a Canva Community Outreach Specialist
Canva – a web tool for creating graphics – has a very interesting social media strategy, where they put special Community Outreach Specialists to work.
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We have a product: popular science communication. And we have a market: the public. Can there be a business model that caters for this demand? James O’Henlon, Australian zoologist, raises the question whether exploratory research should be driven by a supply and demand mechanism.
0 0 Olle Bergman Olle Bergman2015-02-19 10:14:392016-08-01 13:05:42The-best-poster-ever-made interview: James O’Hanlon, Macquarie University
I was quite delighted when I stumbled upon the research poster below the other week. For years, I have searched for the Holy Grail of research posters, and suddenly it was there, designed by the Australian zoologist, researcher & science communicator James O’Hanlon.
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Graphical abstracts is one of many ways to adapt scientific communication to a quickly evolving media landscape. Luk Cox, scientific illustrator with a background in molecular biology, has a clear message: it is time for old dogs to learn some new tricks.
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An urban life drawing event in Barcelona inspired the staff at IDIBAPS, a center dedicated to research in the field of biomedicine. In the fall of 2014, the doors to the labs were opened for drawing artists—with stunning results.
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Inari Kolu: "Science & music both need determination and blind belief in yourself". Crastina presents the first of a series of interviews with young scientists who not only pursue a career in the academic world but who also are passionate about a side project.
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Piotr Migdał, data science freelancer from Poland, has a strong belief in side projects as these tend to support free thinking and serendipity. Everywhere he looks, side projects are associated with great stuff.