Strong opinion, deep reflection. Stuff to make you think.

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…

Science to Poetry and Back – a reflection by Ushashi Basu

More often than not, the words “science” and “poetry” in the same sentence are met with a look of disapproval. To the thought process among most, the convergence of these two vastly different fields seems rather unfathomable. And unfortunately,…

The Crastina Column: Put back the “I’ in science – a poetical plea

Pearl Osirike, University of Ghana: “It is my strong belief that scientific output should not be published only in scientific journals for the learned few but should be available to all.” This Crastina Column initiates the theme ”SciComm in Africa”.

The beginning of a new era: science communication in Africa

Pearl Osirike, University of Ghana: “It is my strong belief that scientific output should not be published only in scientific journals for the learned few but should be available to all.” This Crastina Column initiates the theme ”SciComm in Africa”.

Sharing an experience we all can relate to – our childhood

Can we really relate to a general adult audience? That’s the million dollar question for all SciCommers. The team behind Frontiers for Young Minds chooses a unique approach: they tackle the hurdles of understanding by engaging kids as reviewers. This…