Monthly Archive: July 2015

Jul 24

Lights, camera, science!

imagine science films

Want to help connect science to far-reaching audiences?  Apply to be a scientific adviser for the 48-Hour Film Challenge, part of the 8th Imagine Science Film Festival. Imagine working with filmmakers, actors, and set designers, all to bring science to life. Oh, and be ready for an intense time – all film footage must be …

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Jul 13

Science-speak: the antithesis of communication

Normally I blog about how to communicate complex concepts more clearly-how to engage audiences, remove jargon, and get our message across.  Today, I give you the opposite… The University of Chicago writing program has a website called Write you own academic sentence.  The easy-to-use drop down menus feature complicated terms (such as consumption, or normative …

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