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Science Blogging Challenge

As announced at the London Science Blogging Conference on August 30th 2008, we hereby challenge all scientists to get a senior scientist blogging. The ultimate aim is to help scientific blogging gain more momentum and credibility – and also to have some fun. Points will be awarded for:  … Read more

Science Blogging 2008: London

The internet spilled out into the real world last Saturday, when 130 science bloggers, communicators, and scientists assembled at the revamped Royal Institution on 30 August for Science Blogging 2008: London, organized by Nature Network. The conference had a unique hybrid format, in which part of the programme was left open for attendees to fill in that day with ‘unconference’ sessions proposed and voted on in the morning. Nine ideas were proposed before the conference got started and were voted on by the delegates during the first morning break. This was Europe’s first science blogging conference, and it couldn’t have found a better venue than the Royal Institution within whose laboratories 10 chemical elements were discovered and 14 Nobel Prizes earned. Speakers took to a stage previously occupied by such luminaries as Michael Faraday and William Bragg.  Read more

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

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