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The-best-poster-ever-made interview: James O’Hanlon, Macquarie University

I was quite delighted when I stumbled upon the research poster below the other week. For years, I have searched for the Holy Grail of research posters, and suddenly it was there, designed by the Australian zoologist, researcher & science communicator James O’Hanlon.
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Science: autocracy or democracy?

It’s time to tear down the wall between the scientific community and the outside world. James Beggs, PhD student at University of Southampton, addresses the issue in a column.

Communication Crisis in science?

In a text that has attracted much attention, David Rubenson from Stanford Cancer Institute makes the provocative statement that scientists ”don't communicate well with each other”. Do you agree?
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E.O. Wilson: ”The world needs [young scientists], badly”

E.O. Wilson, legendary scientist in the fields of e.g. sociobiology and myrmecology (the study of ants), is an excellent science communicator. For example, he has won the Pulitzer Prize twice in the category for General Non-Fiction. I…