Entries by Olle Bergman

Science Media Centre (UK) offers guide on dealing with online harassment in academia

Advice for researchers experiencing harassment is a useful guide for science researchers who experience trolling, abusive emails or other acts of hostility from people who represent extreme views.  Especially if you’re a professional in a field that attracts controversy (vaccination, climate change, radioactivity, animal research, etc.) you may be the target for harassment. The organization […]

Agile project management taught to students and researchers at Karolinska Institutet

On 4-5 October, a unique course in Agile Project Management will take place at Karolinska Institutet, the medical university in Stockholm. The initiative comes from Peter Solsjö – biomedicine nerd, communicator, and Agile enthusiast. “In this weekend workshop, students and doctoral students will be introduced to agile and scrum ideas,” Peter Solsjö says. “It will […]

Stefan Jansson: Improve your credibility! (Crastina Column, September 2019)

This Crastina Column by Stefan Jansson, a professor at Umeå University, Sweden, initiates the theme ”Approaching the Disbelievers” at the crastina.org website. While driving to and from work the other day, I listened to two archived episodes of the summer series Sommar i P1 from the Swedish national radio, presented by two different Sommarvärdar. If you’re […]

The People’s Poet: Silke Kramprich, tech communicator

The winner of the People’s Poet Prize in the Science Haiku Competition 2019 is a professional tech communicator who decided to try her luck as a science poet: Silke Kramprich. With quite some success, as it turned out! Congratulations, Silke. Please tell us about your background and how you became interested in poetry! My field […]