Firstly, another huge thanks to everyone involved with ScienceRewired – and to Bora for giving my blogging of the event a shout-out on the Scientific American site!
Here’s a few highlights; check out the Vimeo site for more.
Discover how citizen science is making use of digital mediums to engage with the public and address key scientific questions. Features John La Salle Director, Atlas of Living Australia – www.ala.org.au – and Ms. Kirsten Gottschalk, Human spokesperson for theSkyNet, Outreach and Education Officer at The International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research – http://www.theskynet.org. Find out more at www.sciencerewired.org/live.
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? Professor Barry Brook – Founder, TREND; Dr Paul Willis – Director, Royal Institution of Australia; Jacqui Hayes – Digital Editor, COSMOS Magazine; Philip Roetman – Institute Manager – University of SA, Barbara Hardy Institute. Find out more at www.sciencerewired.org/live.