“Moving Across – Where Art Meets Science”

It has been a week since we all gathered in a chilly but cosy Sunday evening at Stallet, here in Stockholm, for “Moving Across – Where Art meets Science”
“Moving Across”, an event organized by a group of creative researchers from Karolinska Institutet, brought to a general audience a synergistic connection between interesting biomedical research and its artistic and entertaining explanation by the “Improv” group Improphilia. Sounds fun, right?… Read More “Moving Across – Where Art Meets Science”

The Christmas Guide to Science Communication … to your loved ones

(Mood: eager) We have all been there. In the middle of cutting the Christmas ham, the uncle to your right seizes his opportunity to ask the question that you would have preferred to avoid for one night. “So tell me, how is your PhD project going?” Your mind racing, you are trying to think of… Read More The Christmas Guide to Science Communication … to your loved ones

Science communication career: “INTERN-ING” HER CAREER AROUND

As a communications officer at Uppsala Monitoring Centre, Federica Santoro is an editor, a social media manager and a podcast producer. She also is the sole scientist in a team of communicators. The job is very diverse, including anything from reading and understanding scientific articles to marketing and PR, from purely administrative tasks to creative… Read More Science communication career: “INTERN-ING” HER CAREER AROUND

Science communication career series: WRITING HER OWN CAREER PATH

As a medical writer, Maria Norberg writes scientific publications, abstracts and posters for scientific congresses as well as clinical study protocols, investigation plans and study reports; documents necessary for running and documenting clinical trials. Most of the work is independent and spent in front of the computer and a love for writing is a major… Read More Science communication career series: WRITING HER OWN CAREER PATH

Welcome to the dark side: The ivory tower and its casualties – Part 2

Welcome to the dark side. Wait, what?! In my opinion, there’s a significant dark side to what’s supposed to be science communication. Sit back, relax and let me take you through some musings on the issue. The first thing I want to bring up is the idea that “correlation is not causation”. It can be… Read More Welcome to the dark side: The ivory tower and its casualties – Part 2