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.

Dr Shannon Odell - The perfect balance of Science and Comedy

Did you ever have a professor making jokes during lecture 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…

Dr Gleb Tsipursky, disaster avoidance expert: ”I was very frustrated to see all this bad decision-making."

The increasing numbers of Science deniers in the population and political figures are a growing concern.  Many have tried to discuss climate change or vaccination but were confronted with closed eyes and ears (when the discussion did not escalate…
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Time to Celebrate the Periodic Table with a Video Competition – an interview with Ulrika Örn

The year 2019 is designated as the International Year of the Periodic Table (IYPT). As part of the celebration, IYPT Sweden arranges an exciting video competition for schools, focusing on the periodic table. Crastina had a short interview with…