“Science” makes people think optimistically about the future.
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When you ask Americans what the word ‘science’ brings to mind, a majority respond ‘hope.’ Using this built-in brand can help communicate important science messages.
Participants in the March for Science, marching on Constitution Ave. in Washington, D.C. in April 2017 after listening to speakers at Washington Monument on a rainy Saturday Earth Day.
Rationality is the newest casualty of populist philosophy.
The first March for Science, April 22, 2017, Washington DC.
On the eve of the March for Science, a marine biologist explains why she’s returning from abroad to speak out for science in the Trump era.
One of the authors speaking at the 2017 March for Science.
Four scientists talk through the ways they now build outreach into their work as a way to spread their research’s impact – something that wasn’t the norm for past generations of academics.
March for Science in Portland, Oregon, April 22, 2017.
The March for Science on April 14 and Earth Day on April 22 are likely to generate big crowds demonstrating against Trump administration policies. Here are some issues they’ll be marching about.
You can’t keep a good scientist down.
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President Trump’s first year was a rough one for scientists and others who value truth and expertise. Many rallied to the cause, while others used research to make the case for the value of science.
Scientists felt strength in numbers at April’s March for Science. But those who speak out individually may suffer career repercussions.
It’s not a new phenomenon that scientists who challenge the orthodoxy or policy positions suffer career ramifications.
Bill Nye the Science Guy leads a crowd of scientists in the April 22 2017 March on Science in Washington, DC.
Scientists from Africa, Asia, Latin America and Europe take on the White House with facts from the ground they stand on.
In Europe, scientists will be marching on Earth Day largely as a sign of support for their silenced American colleagues.
Scientists are marching in 500 cities across the globe to protest US president Donald Trump’s anti-science policies and make their voices heard.
Rhetoric can teach scientists how to effectively communicate what’s going on in the lab to the rest of us.
If you’ve only ever paired the idea of ‘rhetoric’ with ‘empty,’ think again. Rhetoricians of science have concrete techniques to share with researchers to help them communicate their scientific work.
March for Science events will be held across the world on April 22 2017.
In its broadest sense, the March for Science aims to cause US legislators to reflect a little and understand what they risk if they choose to erode their global scientific leadership.
A Menominee Tribal biology class in Green Bay, Wisconsin.
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Native American scholars joined in the global March for Science. Their science blends seamlessly with beliefs.
Australians support science, but nuanced views are found amongst people with differing incomes and education.
Some Australians feel they are missing out on the benefits of scientific and technological progress.
Here’s why I’m supporting this weekend’s March for Science.
What happens to their credibility when scientists take to the streets? February 2017 Stand Up for Science rally in Boston.
The research community tends to assume advocacy doesn’t mix with objectivity. One study suggests there’s room for scientists to make real-world recommendations without compromising their trusted status.
What message is this really sending?
If those Marching for Science muddle their message, it may backfire on them. So here are some tips to help make sure the message is heard loud and clear by the right audience.
The March for Science will build on other rallies that encourage the use of scientific evidence in forming policy.
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March for Science rallies will take place in cities around Australia on Saturday 22 April. A volunteer organiser explains why he and others are participating.
When scientists stand up, do they lose standing?
In the wake of the Flint water crisis and with a new notably anti-science president, U.S. scientists are reevaluating how to navigate the tension between speaking out and a fear of losing research funding.