Science Riot


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If you just joined an upcoming science riot workshop, we have one piece of advice: Don’t Panic! You’re a professional and you’ve probably given a presentation before which means you are already confident enough to bore an audience to death. Why not make them laugh instead? That’s all we’re going to do here, give a…

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Why Teach Scientists Comedy?

“But why comedy?” I frequently get asked this by puzzled people and they have a point. With Science Riot, I’m advocating something pretty unusual: teaching scientists to be comedians and to use comedy as a tool for public outreach. Only a small portion of scientists do outreach at all and if you still struggle with…

Will Scientists Actually March For Science?
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Will Scientists Actually March For Science?

Science Riot is proud to be providing speakers and programming support for March for Science satellite events in Colorado Springs and Little Rock. This article was expanded from notes taken during initial meetings with march organizers. Printable PDF  is available for download. Only 1 in 5 scientists do outreach for the adult public. How many will…