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What we’ve learned from communicating our science during the pandemic [Science]

February 16, 2021

"One of the problems in modern times is that, as Nathan Robinson put it, “the truth is paywalled but the lies are free.” Scientists have so much knowledge to share with the world, but so often we keep it to ourselves—locked away in jargon-lled journals that live behind expensive paywalls; meanwhile, propagandists spew misinformation for free."

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Can I quote you on that? Tips to help scientists talk to the press [Science]

February 16, 2021
"I’ve probably talked to the media more than the average scientist has. In fact, sometimes I am the media. So when I received a random email from a television news program last month asking to interview me, I thought I knew what I was doing. All I’d have to do—I told myself—was candidly, plainly, maybe even amicably answer the questions as they came.

Oldest delusion in the book."

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2021 Feb 22

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Assistant Professor, Biology @ University of Northern Iowa

February 8, 2021

The University of Northern Iowa’s Department of Biology seeks applications for a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Biology Education, starting August 2021. Responsibilities for this position include teaching introductory level courses in biology for majors and/or non-majors and in science education including secondary science teaching methods, inquiry and investigation-based life science for elementary education majors, and graduate level science education.  The successful candidate will be expected to advise biology teaching majors and science education master’s...

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