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EvoKE 2017 - bringing together stakeholders for public understanding of evolution

Registration opens for EvoKE 2017, a meeting which will bring together researchers, educators, policy makers, media and museum professionals to discuss the public understanding of evolution in Europe. The meeting will take place in Porto, Portugal…

First Crastina IRL Unconference in Leuven, Belgium, June 27–28 2016

On June 27–28, the networking project Crastina goes live for the first time! The First Crastina IRL Unconference brings together 16 exceptionally talented and friendly people of different ages in beautiful Leuven, one of the classic university…

2 sides of a coin: differences between academic and SciComm conferences

A conference is like a dinner or a party: it’s the responsibility of the participants to make it memorable. Carolina P. Gómez, molecular biologist, is astounded how different conferences can be, depending on the internal culture of the attending group of people.

GapSummit 2016—a top notch networking forum for biotech people

Applications for GapSummit 2016 are now open —“Global Biotech Revolution’s flagship conference”. Alise Molotova from GBR explains why this will be a place where current and forthcoming trailblazers of the biotech world gather to shape the future – and also sharpen their networking and communication skills.

Turning Brain Drain into Brain Circulation (Joanna Bagniewska, June 2015)

For many years Poland has experienced human capital flight, or “brain drain”. But this process is slowly becoming balanced by ”returnees”. The networking and communication skills of young members of the Polish scientific diaspora has played a crucial role. Joanna Bagniewska, zoologist and science disseminator, explains how.