An image of three perpetually bouncing droplets, whose behaviour embodies a key theory in quantum physics, has won first place in the Royal Society Publishing photography competition. The award celebrates science and its beauty as portrayed through photography
Climanosco believes that changing the language can make the debate around climate science can become more inclusive. The organisation publishes papers that have been reviewed by teams of both scientists and laypeople.
Can Scientists Fill the Science Journalism Void? Online Public Engagement with Science Stories Authored by Scientists
In recent years traditional journalism has experienced a collapse, and science journalism has been a major casualty. One potential remedy is to encourage scientists to write for news media about science.
Prof Who Lost Emeritus Status for Views on Race and Intelligence Has Paper Flagged
Richard Lynn A former emeritus professor who has been called "one of the most unapologetic and raw 'scientific' racists operating today" has had one of his papers subjected to an expression of concern.
Launching the #FailTales Science Communication Competition - Digital Science
Creatively convey your best research-related #FailTales and win a year's subscription to Dimensions Analytics, a Science Communication mentoring session with one of our judges, and a swag bag of our awesome merchandise!
Self Promotion for Introverts: Getting Your Research Message Out There While You Stay in
The University of Melbourne’s Visualise Your Thesis competition (VYT) challenges graduate researchers to come up with an “elevator pitch”, in the form of a succinct and attractive audio-visual, digital object to distil the central theme of their research.
Academic flying is often justified on the basis that international conferences and travel are important to the production of new knowledge. However, there is no clear relationship between the amount of travel undertaken by academics and the quality of their research.
If you are an early career scientist looking for ways to get involved with advocacy, or a faculty member who wants to engage your students in the role of science in democracy, the Science for Public Good Fund is for you. We want to support the next generation of science advocacy leaders today.