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Kirk Englehard at Georgia Tech, is fascinated by one of mankind's biggest communication challenges. In a blog series, he will interview some prominent scientists in the field of global warming.
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Offtopicarium is an event for people with ideas and passion: a mix of a workshop, loose conference, geek gathering. It is open to various fields – including scientists (especially PhD students), young entrepreneurs, people involved in NGOs, startups etc.
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In April, the American Chemical Society launched the Chemistry Champions contest in an ”an effort to find and train promising science communicators”. As the number of participants seems to be small, why don’t take the chance to go to San Francisco?
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Popular science twitterer @AstroKatie, a.k.a. Katherine J Mack, gave an interview for the Economist and then received a request from a firm looking for a use for an exhausted goldmine–something may be just the right kind of environment for a astro physics lab!
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Each year, the Swedish organisation VA organises a public mass experiment—an activity that combines science promotion among school children with data collection. Hence, last fall 10 000 Swedish pupils documented the changes to the autum leaves of trees all over Sweden.
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The students of Lund Institute of Technology follow their tradition and offer a advent calendar for laymen where a team of enthusiastic students perform simple experiments and explain their observations.
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I just love this – for the out-of-the-box thinking, for the humour and for the sheer madness of it all – a dance contest sponsored by Science and AAAS.