This is a free, open and public event for scientists, educators, students, journalists, bloggers and anyone interested in discussing science communication, education and literacy on the Web.
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blogging as a way to counterbalance a hostile school/lab/work environment in science
What would you put on your blog? Hypotheses, methods, negative/inconclusive data, good data?
Open Access and how it effects disseminating scientific advances
Blogs as teaching tools
Keeping lab notebooks online
1. Medical and health blogging, how doctors, nurses, patients and others use blogs for communicating about health and medicine
2. Blogs for the classroom and the lab
3. Open Source/Open Notebook Science, i.e. using blogs and wikis to collaborate on scientific exploration. Discussion leader: Jean-Claude Bradley of Drexel University and Useful Chemistry.
Science Blogging 101: A short intro to science blogging (i.e. types of science blogs, where to find them, how to read them)
10 – 10:50 Keynote 1: Duke Insitute for Genome Sciences & Policy Director Hunt Willard will share his experiences communicating about genome science. (See also AskBig.)
Note: As of September 22, 2006, we have not announced the specific campus location of the conference. We’re waiting to hear an answer to our request to use classroom space in the soon-to-be-opened Science Complex. Please check back in early October for an announcement of the location.
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Added by raines on October 23, 2006