Seriously, Get to Know Your Audience

Posted on January 18, 2016

By Vivian Nguyen It’s 6 o’clock in the evening and you have just sat down to eat dinner. Your phone begins to ring. You answer the call. Of...

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What’s on the horizon for science blogging?

Posted on December 16, 2015

By Natalie Sopinka As a relatively new blogger of fish-related content, I am still learning about this realm of science communication. I wanted a way...

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A supposedly terrible thing that I might do again: turning outreach obligations into opportunities

Posted on November 25, 2015

By Ellen Hamann So, you wrote a grant. Maybe it was a requirement, or maybe you were trying to make your project sound more fundable. Or maybe you...

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Adapting to the changing media landscape: How to talk to journalists and write about your own work

Posted on November 18, 2015

By Ben Goldfarb If you’re a regular consumer of science stories, you’ve doubtless noticed some seismic shaking across the (cliché...

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How does creativity fit into science communication?

Posted on November 12, 2015

By Natalie Sopinka Since childhood I’ve always been a “crafter”. I would spend all my birthday money on glitter and googly eyes at...

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Narratives of Nature: Use Storytelling to Reach New Audiences with Your Research

Posted on November 04, 2015

By Vanessa Minke-Martin “Did Al tell you that crazy story about the big muskie he caught?” Yeah, I’ve heard that one before. But...

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Making Waves: The future of #scicomm in fisheries sciences

Posted on October 28, 2015

It’s the year 2015 and your babysitter, bank teller and parents are all tweeting, blogging and on YouTube. But only a decade or so ago many of...

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