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.

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…

Denialism Attitudes and How to Approach Them – an interview with Christopher Swingle

Christopher A. Swingle, DO, is an attending physician with West County Radiology at Mercy Hospital St. Louis, specializing in nuclear medicine. He is also the councilor of the Missouri State Medical Association. In 2018, he published an editorial…

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,…