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Ecological SciComm at the Frontier

It’s that time of the year – time to get your brain into ESA Annual Meeting Mode. You’re furiously finishing that data analysis in prep for a talk or poster. You’re checking out the Conference Program and getting your schedule in order. You’re registering for the meeting and arranging meet-ups with colleagues and collaborators. How about adding science communication to…

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6 More SciComm Resources

If you cruised through our SciComm resources and Multimedia SciComm Guide thinking, “Read that. Yep, read that. Read that, too…” here are a few more SciComm resources you can explore. Some are fairly recent, and some are ‘oldies but goodies.’

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#SketchYourScience takes off after ESA 2014 workshop

It’s happening! Multimedia SciComm is catching on, and our workshop participants are chief vectors for distributing the bug. Our last post was about Johanna Varner and the research she does on pikas. Inspired by Johanna’s own sketches, produced during our workshop, the Pikas on Ice post featured some delightful pika sketches by Jennifer Landin. Pikas on Ice! http://t.co/8awa46SayY Nice Ecotone…

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Multimedia SciComm Resource Guide

This resource guide is meant to inspire and empower – not only are there great examples, but we’ve provided practical advice about why, how, and when each media type can help you get your message across. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives 4.0 International License. Please review the license terms before reproducing. Our instructors and contributors…

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Resources: Science journalism

*This list is dynamic, and in-development. Feel free to make suggestions (use the comments section or contact us directly) re additional resources and great examples that should be included. INTERACTING WITH THE MEDIA Tips for dealing with reporters Tips for PR (public relations) writing Writing a Press Release: Death by Six-Shooter Peter Campbell, Public Information Officer – What does that Pete Campbell (of Mad…

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Resources: Audio & Video

*This list is dynamic, and in-development. Feel free to make suggestions (use the comments section or contact us directly) re additional resources and great examples that should be included. INTERVIEW PREP Fantastic interview prep tips from Michelle Nijhuis

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Resources: Graphic Design Tips

*This list is dynamic, and in-development. Feel free to make suggestions (use the comments section or contact us directly) re additional resources and great examples that should be included. How do I make my communications look good if I’m not a designer? Article re free apps and online tools that make graphic design (much) easier. DATA VISUALIZATION New Imaging Tools Put…

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Resources: Sketching + beyond

*This list is dynamic, and in-development. Feel free to make suggestions (use the comments section or contact us directly) re additional resources and great examples that should be included. INSPIRATION Guild of Natural Science Illustrators (link to Facebook page) Nocturnal wonders: looking closely at moths New species at risk book written in indigenous languages by GNWT departments of Environment and Natural Resources and…

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Resources: Writing

*This list is dynamic, and in-development. Feel free to make suggestions (use the comments section or contact us directly) re additional resources and great examples that should be included. RESOURCES See the general scicomm resources page for tips and resources on writing about numbers and data, storytelling techniques, and a lot more. Science Writer’s Handbook + Pitch, Publish, Prosper blog Terms…

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Resources: Photography

*This list is dynamic, and in-development. Feel free to make suggestions (use the comments section or contact us directly) re additional resources and great examples that should be included. TAKE MORE COMPELLING PHOTOS www.improvephotography.com National Geography photography tips Webinars from the American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP has a great blog, too!) – note that most webinars and articles focus on…

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