Contentious approach or valid means of research? Will ‘crowd sourcing’ your research leave your projects wide open for criticism, invalidate research or create a richer set of data from a much broader audience? Ms. Deborah Cleland -PhD Student at the Fenner School of Environment and Society, Australian National University; Dr. Laurel Dyson – Senior Lecturer […]
What do you want your listeners to know? What can you produce, in a feasible manner? What can podcasting do that other social media mediums (or other traditional forms of outreach) can’t provide? The Token Skeptic podcast began in 2009 and primarily features interviews with scientists and pop-culture figures involved in science and philosophy; it […]
Has spent the last two years of his life making YouTube his fulltime activity. It’s opening doors and gaining popularity – here’s his most popular YouTube video: Nine-hundred thousand hits! The paper that is being demonstrated in this video has been inspired by the original YouTube video – he recommends the use of music and […]
Communicating science via online platforms comes with its own particular traps and pitfalls. So what should communicators be on the lookout for? How can we avoid the snares of misconceptions and misinformation? Philip Roetman discusses the elements of research, education and engagement – keys to bilateral exchange of information: giving information to the community by showing […]
We open ScienceRewired with insights from one of the leading figures in the online science blogging community, Bora Zivkovic, Blog Editor at Scientific American. He started blogging when first starting research, a “blogger in the wild” and now blogging at Scientific American, an institution around 167 years old. It’s a traditional media organisation, but very […]
People signing in bright and early at ScienceRewired this morning, ready to go! Here’s Ben McKenzie about to start for the morning – actor, scientician, comedian and ScienceRewired host! We’ll be listening to the Welcome to Country and Introductions by Aunty Josie Agius, Community Networker and Elder, and introductions by Andrew Gregson and Kendall Benton (Co-Founders of ScienceRewired).
This blog post was written by our ScienceRewired launch event host Ben McKenzie. Ben is an actor, scientician, comedian, feminist, improviser, geek, voiceover artist, games player, presenter, nerd, writer and ginger. Described as ‘geek comedy’s patron saint’ (T-Squat Magazine) and ‘the anti-Hitler’ (Boxcutters podcast), Ben has written and performed sketch comedy, comedy science lectures and […]