It has been 8 months since I started my job as a science communications officer. I get asked so many questions about what that involves, so I thought I would share another insight into what my day to day job life is like.
Isn't science communication and public engagement just 'dumbing it down'? This is something I get asked much more often than I would like, and something I want to change. This is one of the biggest misconceptions about science communication in my opinion, and a reason many scientists don't see the importance of communicating their research [...]
As you all know by now I am really passionate about science communication, or scicomm. Whether that is sharing my research within my lab group, my university, my research field, with funders and policy makers, with school children or with the public, scicomm comes in an infinite amount of forms and there are so many [...]