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28 April 2023

Science Communication: How it benefits a STEM research career

“Many STEM professionals hold the misconception that engaging in science communication can hinder the progress of budding and established research careers. However, it is not necessary to choose between engaging in outreach and conducting research.

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31 March 2023

#AntarcticLog: On the trail to science

I’ve never been to Greenland or the North Pole—but one of my guilty pleasures is investigating how I’d get there if I went. This week’s #AntarcticLog is a product of this kind of woolgathering. 

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24 March 2023

#AntarcticLog: Two Hundred Fifty 

#AntarcticLog is a series of comics by Karen Romano Young, intended to educate and inspire through sciart. You can find the originals here. Since the National Science Foundation sent me to Antarctica, I’ve written and drawn #AntarcticLog comics about once a week.  The very first shows why I started it — and why I keep going.  People often assume that because there are pictures — comics — that #AntarcticLog is …

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10 March 2023

#AntarcticLog: To the dogs

It’s on! What’s on? The Iditarod — 98 years after the history-making dog sled run, the dogs are off again, and that means it’s on. 

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3 March 2023

#AntarcticLog: Branching Out 

Coral keeps on doing the unexpected — as in this week’s two stories from vastly different coral ecosystems. 

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24 February 2023

#AntarcticLog: Being Berg 

So you’ve always wanted to be an iceberg, to travel the world, bestowing fresh water and, just in general, being awesome? Here’s how: 

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17 February 2023

#AntarcticLog: Ice is cool

Ice, my friends, is anything but basic.  It does strange and unexpected things, foiling even modelers. This week’s #AntarcticLog reviews an essential principle or two. 

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13 February 2023

How young and early career scientists communicate science on international level

By Chia-Chun Liang For many scientists, it is not easy to communicate science to non-scientists communities. And in this blog, I am going to focus on ways for young scientists to communicate or deliver plainspoken science to a particular group of non-scientists – policymakers from around the world. For earth science field, the largest international gathering where you can find policymakers from different countries is the Conference of Parties (COP), …

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10 February 2023

#AntarcticLog: From the top

This week’s #AntarcticLog heads to the Arctic to report on the latest from Washington, D.C.

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3 February 2023

#AntarcticLog: Getting there

As the sea level rises, so many of us will be seeking higher ground.  This week, I feature a new podcast using that name.  It sits at that intersection of so many matters of my heart — climate change, public information, kids, science identity — and, what’s more, it’s situated where I grew up. 

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