Science Blogging 2008: London

Science Blogging 2008: London

We at Nature Network are putting on a science blogging conference in London on 30 August 2008. More than 100 bloggers, scientists and science communicators will gather at the Royal Institution to discuss topics such as how science blogging can change (improve?) the public’s perception of science, how blogging can boost your creativity and be used as a teaching tool, how scientists can be more open with their primary research data, and what the future holds for online scientific communication. Click here for the programme. A few sessions have been set aside to be ‘unconference’ sessions, meaning that the topic  … Read more

Calling all neuroscientists-join the Neuroscience group on Nature Network

Over on Nature Network, we’ve recently started an online journal club in the Neuroscience group. It has more than 100 members and it’s one of the fastest growing groups on the site. Neuroscientists are talking about the latest research and trends in the field in the group’s forum. If you dig neuroscience, please join the group and join in the discussions.  Read more

Nature Network bloggers among the best!

The blog posts of four Nature Network bloggers have been chosen to be part of an anthology of the best science blog posts of 2007, called Open Laboratory 2007. The book will be available in bookstores and from Amazon later this month, according to Bora Zivkovic, who led the charge this year in putting together this year’s anthology (last year’s anthology, also Bora’s doing, was only available online).  Read more

Nature Network-hosted Q&A session with Nature editors

Over on Nature’s social networking website, Nature Network, we’ve created a new group called Ask the Nature Editor, where you can get your burning questions about publishing in Nature (or the other Nature journals), peer review, and the scientific publishing process answered by real, live Nature editors! Several editors have agreed to take your questions in the group’s forum. We invite you to join the group. Here’s your chance to learn more about what goes on here, straight from the editors themselves. See here for more details.  Read more