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#Altmetchat with Dr. Heather Berlin

Josh Clark, 5th September 2017

Neuroscientist, Professor and TV host, Dr. Heather Berlin is one of the most prolific and well-known science communicators today. As well as presenting Science goes to the movies and Superhuman showdown, Dr. Berlin has appeared in various other shows including Bill Nye: Science Guy, Star Talk Radio Show and given two TEDx Talks. Last week we interviewed Dr. Berlin in the latest #Altmetchat to ask her about how she got into science communication and the projects she’s currently working on.    

Prior to the interview, we asked our Twitter followers a question. We’re still receiving answers so please feel free to tell us your favourite method for communicating science by tagging #Altmetchat.

Dr. Berlin gave us some really unique answers as well as some brilliant advice for researchers new to science communication. Check out the Storify below to read the full interview:

1 Responses to “#Altmetchat with Dr. Heather Berlin”

September 6, 2017 at 12:00 am

Berlin has been the recipient of numerous awards and fellowships including a Young Investigator Award from the American Neuropsychiatric Association, a Young Investigator Award from the National Education Alliance for Borderline Personality Disorder, the International Neuropsychological Society Phillip M. Rennick Award, and the Clifford Yorke Prize from the International Neuropsychoanalysis Society. She won the 2015 BBC2 Christmas University Challenge as part of the Magdalen College, Oxford team.

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