On 22nd April 2017, scientists will march through the streets of cities across the world. This will be a unique opportunity for our community to explain their work to the public and outline how scientific research affects lay people. But how do you condense years of research into a compelling, accessible story? EuroScientist has some tips. Read more [...]This post was viewed 2,657 times.
Thanks to YouTube it’s never been easier – or more entertaining – to learn about science. The EuroScientist team has browsed some of YouTube’s most popular and emerging science channels to bring you a list of our their ten favourites. This list is by no means exhaustive, so feel free to share your favourites in the comment box below! Read more [...]This post was viewed 2,101 times.
Today, public engagement is mostly regarded as a commodity. If there is good level of funding available, scientists may consider spending money in what they usually call ”public relations”. Otherwise this is the first thing scientists cut because they consider it to be the least necessary. But public engagement in science is very much needed. At the very least because the public is either an enemy or an ally of research. Read more [...]This post was viewed 44 times.