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12 February 2018

Third Pod from the Sun is back!

Our podcast is back and this time we’re talking about performing science at the edge of glaciers!

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20 December 2017

Sharing Science at AGU17 – we had a blast

Fall Meeting was awesome.

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4 December 2017

Allll the #scicomm, #scipol, & #outreach events at AGU17

It’s almost here. The time of year we all wait for with baited breath. FALL MEETING!

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20 November 2017

Science communication and policy workshops at #AGU17

Being able to effectively communicate your science is a crucial skill, no matter the audience. We’re offering two workshops, from general communication, to storytelling via multi- and social media. Register today!

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16 October 2017

Public outreach: Be mindful, not fearful

By Shane M Hanlon  One of the most important things to think about when reaching out, especially through means such as social or classic media, or writing letters to media outlets or journals, is that these mediums are public. What you say will be able to be seen by a wide audience and will be available to reference forever. This can be viewed as a barrier to prevent scientists from …

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5 September 2017

What’s your dream science class?

What’s the class you’ve always wanted to take/teach? Let us know via #scidreamclass!

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24 July 2017

Humanizing scientists via #AlongsideScience

Scientists have interests outside of science. #AlongsideScience helps to showcase those interests.

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3 July 2017

Blogging about diseases – for science! (And fun.)

By Shane M Hanlon I’m a disease ecologist by training. As a graduate student I investigated how agricultural runoff, mainly in the form of pesticides, alters the effects of fungal disease in amphibians. I still collaborate on primarily disease-related projects with my peers. And, as an added bonus, I get to spend three weeks each summer teaching a disease ecology course at Pymatuning Laboratory of Ecology (- the place where …

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19 June 2017

Wait, what’s #scijack & what’s it have to do with #scicomm?

By Shane M Hanlon Over the past month, I have noticed a new type of #scicomm emerging. It’s not through a new technology, rather, it’s exploiting an existing one. Spurred by the Tweets of President Donald Trump, scientists and science-enthusiasts alike have begun to insert science facts, or #scijack, into tweet threads responding to President Trump, as well as other prominent political figures. The idea is this – many, many …

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6 June 2017

So…you wanna host a Twitter takeover?

By Shane M Hanlon Recently, a new word has entered my lexicon: rocur. I’ve actually had discussions with colleagues responsible for copy editing and marketing about using this word, mainly along the lines of, “that’s not a word.” This has made me realize I’ve migrated from one bubble of scientific research in conservation biology to another that’s focused on communication, policy, and social media. So what does “rocur” mean? Well, …

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