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Archive: August 2019

In another of our monthly blog post written by Science Wordsmith Lucy Goodchild, we explore the findings and attention around a piece of research published in the previous month that caught the public’s attention. Listen to the accompanying podcast here. “We have to do something about climate change before it’s too late!” Calls to action are getting louder and more urgent, but they’re not really engaging us. One of the issues is that climate change can be a difficult concept to grasp – what does 2 degrees actually feel like? How different might home feel in 30 years, when the … Read More
We speak to researcher and expert science communicator, Cylita Guy, about promoting her work on and offline, tips for finding the right communication channels and much more. Ensuring that your work is promoted effectively is often becoming a requirement of doctoral training programs and grant application processes. More than that, it is the responsibility of researchers to make sure the wider society is aware of new discoveries and how they impact them.   In this interview, we speak to the researcher, science educator, and storyteller, Cylita Guy. Cylita is an experienced science communicator, having … Read More