Welcome to consortius’ blog! We will regularly share news, insights, tips and backgrounds on science communication with anyone interested in science communication and related matters. In this very first blog article we would like to introduce ourselves.
[This article has been auto-translated from our Dutch blog] The KNAW (Royal Dutch Academy of Sciences) rewards 91 Dutch scientific research teams with a financial appreciation of ten thousand euros for their useful, distinguishing and structural contribution to science communication. The KNAW is also awarding a prize to a number of Dutch scientific research teams. […]
Through your own blog you can reach and inform the outside world as a scientist, consortium or spin-off. Think of news and insights about research, field or organization. Such a blog can be an incredibly useful platform to achieve your communication goals. Unfortunately, many good intentions are stranded prematurely. This guide helps you to make the chance of a successful, effective (science) blog as great as possible.
More and more lenders are making the 'communication' component compulsory within a scientific application. However, not all scientists are intrinsically convinced that it is useful – let alone necessary – to make their research more visible and understandable to the outside world. That's why we put together a top-7 of the best videos that address the usefulness and necessity of science communication.
March 2020. The coronavirus has plunged into chaos and uncertainty in the (medical) world. The newly established CAPACITY consortium is eagerly looking for medical centres that want to participate in its COVID-19 study. CAPACITY calls on Consortius for effective online communication. Six months later, the mission turns out to be a success.
Most scientists don't immediately think of an animated video if they want to make their project or study visible to the outside world. Nevertheless, an animated video can lend itself to effective science communication, especially if you want to explain a specialized scientific subject in an attractive and concise way. Five good reasons to use an 'explanimation'.