Connecting science with local students
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Connecting science with local students

This past weekend, Morehead City, home to UNC Institute of Marine Sciences, hosted the 30th Annual North Carolina Seafood Festival. It was an adventure in itself. There were rides, carnival games, locally-caught seafood, concerts and activities such as the ‘Flounder Fling.’ (Literally they toss giant flounder and not a stuffed replica of Flounder from The … Continue reading

Spread your science!
How do we science? / Science and Communication / Scientists in Action! / Uncategorized

Spread your science!

In this day-and-age with flat-lined funding and increasingly smaller funding rates, you have to do more than just ‘good science’ to get $$$ (not that this isn’t important – doing good science is the first step!). In the competitive funding world, there seems to be more and more interest in funding science (that is not … Continue reading

Marine Scientists seeking broader impacts, this post is for you. The Ocean 180 Video Challenge is accepting submissions.
Science / Science and Communication

Marine Scientists seeking broader impacts, this post is for you. The Ocean 180 Video Challenge is accepting submissions.

We talk a lot about communicating science, changing perspectives, and increase scientific impact on this site. Today I want to let you all know about a wonderful opportunity to do all of these things– The Ocean 180 Video Challenge . (This is a guest post by Mallory Watson and theOcean 180 team)   Publishing your research … Continue reading

Top 5 Things I Learned at The Benthic Ecology Meeting 2014
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Top 5 Things I Learned at The Benthic Ecology Meeting 2014

This past weekend I traveled to the 43rd Annual Benthic Ecology Meeting in Jacksonville, Florida. This years event was hosted by the University of North Florida. If you haven’t heard of them before, check them out. They have a nice new biological sciences building and they are doing some cool research! This was my first … Continue reading

Top 5 Things I Learned at Science Online Oceans 2013
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Top 5 Things I Learned at Science Online Oceans 2013

Connect Outreach and Science As scientists, we need to start thinking of research and outreach as interconnected goals. The old paradigm within the scientific community has been “Do good work and it will speak for itself.” How about a new paradigm? Let’s try to change it to “Do good work and tell people about it.” … Continue reading