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23 November 2021
Sharing Science at AGU21
Well, it’s that time of year again. No, not the holidays (well, yes, that too). It’s AGU’s Fall Meeting!
4 January 2021
Show us your science sketches via #SketchYourScience
If you attended Fall Meeting this year or followed us on social media, you may have noticed some hand-drawn depictions of scientists’ research. We asked scientists at the meeting to draw their research through our #sketchyourscience campaign.
21 December 2020
(Re)introducing the Sharing Science Virtual Learning Hub
For each webinar, we’ve created additional content to convey key points via multiple mediums. I’ve taken to TikTok and Reels to create scicomm videos with my dog. Our own Olivia Ambrogio has flexed her artistic drawing skills by creating <1-minute animations as well as animated webinar summaries. And our graphic design department has been putting together infographic summaries.
9 September 2020
Want to do outreach but don’t know where to start? We got you.
Science communication is a catch-all phrase that means so many things. Even when narrowing it down to scientists talking about their research to (mostly) non-scientists, there are still so many avenues and places to start.
2 March 2020
Ocean Sciences 2020: SciComm, professional devo, non-academic advice, & more!
Last week was the Ocean Sciences (Oceans) meeting in San Diego, a joint a meeting between AGU, ASLO, and TOS. I personally love Oceans as it’s an opportunity to do my job while also having time to actually go to sessions.
6 January 2020
Fall Meeting was amazing. What now?
Now that the holiday season is (largely) over, we’re reflecting here at Sharing Science on the successes of Fall Meeting and where we go from here.
2 December 2019
SciComm, policy, and outreach at AGU19!
♩It’s the most, wonderful tiiiiiiiime, of the year! ♫
8 October 2019
Tell a science story at Fall Meeting!
By Shane M Hanlon In addition to my role at AGU I’m also a Senior Producer with the science storyteller organization The Story Collider where scientists and non-scientists alike tell true, personal stories about science. We’re delighted to partner with GoMRI (Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative) for a special live event at AGU in San Francisco on Thursday, 12 December. For this show, we are seeking true, personal stories connected …
23 May 2019
Take your lab to the ocean!
Calling all Ocean Scientists: with World Oceans Day fast approaching, and in celebration of AGU’s Centennial, we want to highlight the experiences you and your teams have out in the field!
3 January 2019
AGU18 debrief: Y’all love scicomm…and that makes us happy
Yes, I know. Fall Meeting was last month (and year), so what took us so long? Honestly…we were exhausted, but for the best reasons. Turns out that y’all love scicomm so much and helped to make AGU18 one of most successful for Sharing Science yet!