Tag Archives: science communication

How to (seriously) read a scientific paper | Science | AAAS

Reading becomes easier with experience, but it is up to each scientist to identify the techniques that work best for them. Source: How to (seriously) read a scientific paper | Science | AAAS

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SCI.2 : infinitely awesome video. every day.

SCI.2 : infinitely awesome video. every day.. A great resource for science and technical communication. Great for looking at how experts explain complex ideas to others.

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Online collaboration: Scientists and the social network : Nature News & Comment

Giant academic social networks have taken off to a degree that no one expected even a few years ago. A Nature survey explores why. via Online collaboration: Scientists and the social network : Nature News & Comment.

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The science of stage fright and how to overcome it – Mikael Cho | TED-Ed

The science of stage fright and how to overcome it – Mikael Cho | TED-Ed. Heart racing, palms sweating, labored breathing? No, you’re not having a heart attack — it’s stage fright! If speaking in public makes you feel like … Continue reading

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Soft Skills for Scientists – On Hiring – The Chronicle of Higher Education

A great article about the “soft skills” scientists need in an industry job—working in teams, responding appropriately to different situations, and explaining technical material to a lay audience—all skills that we teach in our science and technical communication classrooms. What … Continue reading

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