Saturday, March 19, 2011

The Google Science Communication Fellows

Google is going to help scientists communicate with with diverse audiences. Initially, Google will focus on communicating the science on climate change:

GoogleBlog (2-15-11) reports:

Making sense of science: introducing the Google Science Communication Fellows
2/15/2011 08:00:00 AM
(Cross-posted on the
Google.org Blog)
In an effort to foster a more open, transparent and accessible scientific dialogue, we’ve started a new effort aimed at inspiring pioneering use of technology, new media and computational thinking in the communication of science to diverse audiences. Initially, we’ll focus on communicating the science on climate change.
We’re kicking off this effort by naming 21 Google Science Communication Fellows. These fellows were elected from a pool of applicants of early to mid-career Ph.D. scientists nominated by leaders in climate change research and science-based institutions across the U.S. It was hard to choose just 21 fellows from such an impressive pool of scientists; ultimately, we chose scientists who had the strongest potential to become excellent communicators. That meant previous training in science communication; research in topics related to understanding or managing climate change; and experience experimenting with innovative approaches or technology tools for science communication. This year’s fellows are an impressive bunch...[See the full text.]

2 Comments:

Anonymous animateholic said...

Making sense of science: introducing the Google Science Communication Fellows

hmmm its good idea.. :)

12:17 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Like it

3:58 AM  

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