Not quite 100 ways for Scientists to Engage in Social Media
Communication and Engagement

Not quite 100 ways for Scientists to Engage in Social Media

Last night at a post lecture drinks reception I got into talking about using twitter as a scientist, and an academic, and thinking about what is in science communication for the communicator. During Richard Dawkins speech at the launch of the MCR-Arthritis Research UK research centre here at Birmingham University I attempted my first proper … Continue reading

Communication and Engagement

Lessons from Strawberries on How to Engage

In the few years I have been a PhD student I have murdered* hundreds of strawberries in the name of science. We, scientists at the University of Birmingham Cancer Research UK Centre, use this fruit to extract DNA, precipitating the strands into ethanol so that children, and adults, can gaze at this molecule that defines us. We talk about how … Continue reading