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#Altmetchat with Dr Sam Illingworth

Josh Clark, 6th April 2017

Last week we hosted our latest #Altmetchat with Dr Sam Illingworth, Senior Lecturer in Science Communication at Manchester Metropolitan University. We chatted to Sam about what inspired him to get into Science Communication, why researchers should care about Science Communication, his love of poetry and much more.     

Similar to our last #Altmetchat, we asked a question to our followers on the days leading up to the interview. We’re still receiving answers so please feel free to send in your response to our question by tagging it with #Altmetchat:

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Sam gave some really insightful answers as well as practical tips for researchers new to Science Communication. We’ve posted the full interview below and also included the comments we received from followers sharing their thoughts on some of the topics raised during the chat:

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