Posts about Science communication

  • Podcasts, books, and videos we found particularly rewarding

    Science is not only a very fascinating activity to do, but also to listen to, watch and read about. Also the past academic year, we …

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  • Three golden tips for solid science communication

    The book Weg van Water (Dutch) recently hit the stores. I (Toon) wrote it together with water researcher Marjolein Vanoppen and boy are we proud …

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  • Winning the PhD Cup? 5 insider tips

    Many PhD graduates dream of winning the Flemish PhD Cup. But no pain, no gain! They will need to explain their research in under three …

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  • Science podcasts you should be listening to

    It’s summer. It’s quiet down the corridors, email traffic has slowed down and you may have found yourself with some added free time on your …

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  • Scientifically justified pastimes

    It's summer. That time of year when your inbox contains more out-of-office replies than actual replies. Things have quieted down at work. And you may …

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  • How to make it into the news (and detect mechanical doping)

    Wouldn’t you secretly love for your research to be featured on the radio, on news websites or in the newspaper? This happened to Jeroen Peeters, …

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  • Cosmology in 24 seconds

    Each year scientists try to outshine one another during the 24/7 talks. This event is organized during the Ig Nobel Prize ceremony. The Ig Nobel Prize is …

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  • Kids help researchers deliver better presentations

    On May 8th, the Science Battle will take place. Researchers will be presenting their work to elementary school children. Out of 24 submissions, the children …

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  • How much food are you throwing away?

    We throw away one third of our food’, I read in the newspaper. A calculation made by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United …

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