We gaze at the stars for the same reason we gaze upon the ocean—to immerse ourselves in that expansive wholeness. To feel both insignificant and significant at the same time; insignificant in the presence of such vastness, significant in the unique ability to perceive it as such.
7 Qualities of a Respectful SciComm Community
This was originally a guest blog I wrote for shareyoursci.com. They're a great site for science communication resources, so you should go check them out! The theme for the 2019 Science Talk Conference in Portland, Oregon, was ‘Community’, a fitting topic considering how quickly the field of science communication is growing and evolving. Science communicators engage with … Continue reading 7 Qualities of a Respectful SciComm Community
How Can We Overcome SciComm Misconceptions?
What makes someone a science communicator? A science degree? Journalism credentials? A lab coat and penchant for cheesy science humor? How can we make room for diverse voices and backgrounds to participate in scicomm and feel a part of the scicomm community? This community has grown exponentially over the last several years, helping reinforce the … Continue reading How Can We Overcome SciComm Misconceptions?