Long and short interviews with communicators in the field of science and science dissemination, some of them talented and prominent, some of them just talented–but they all have important things to tell us.

Sam Gregson, Bad Boy of Science: “Comedy helps to bridge the gap”

The Bad Boy of Science turns out to be a very friendly guy: particle physicist, scicommer, comedian, and YouTuber Dr. Sam Gregson, currently  based in Leeds.  “I’m very energetic and enjoy producing content that is current, relevant, interactive,…

The Art of Scientific Performance: Science Busking with David Price

Science busking, in simple words, is expressing and 'selling' science on the streets, allowing passers-by to enjoy the beauty of science and scientific experiments at any time of day and anywhere. This sub-genre of scicomm is engaging and enjoyable,…

Dr Shannon Odell - The perfect balance of Science and Comedy

Did you ever have a professor, making jokes during lectures and you felt like you understood and learned better in this course than with the monotone and boring professor? Did you ever ask yourself if science and comedy could mix together? Do…

Let’s talk about cancer, separating facts and untruths – an interview with Lisa Whittaker of Tenovus

At some time or another, each of us will have been touched by cancer in some way. Whether we have had cancer ourselves, or it has touched a loved one or acquaintance. In fact, in 2018, it is estimated that 9.6 million people died from the disease,…

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…