Staying up to date as a science communicator

Written by Frank Nuijens

11 August 2021

How do you stay up to date on the latest news and insights in the field of science communication? This list gives you a head-start.

World conferences

Dutch conferences

  • The yearly Vakconferentie WTC brings together science communicators, scientists and communication scientists to share theory and practise.
  • SciCom NL is the branch organization for science communication professionals. They have regular activities.

Newsletters

Academic journals

Podcasts

Facebook

Twitter

I curate the Twitter account SciComm News & Views, where you can find interesting links to content about science communication #scicomm, science journalism, open access #openaccess, science policy, (social) sciences and humanities, and academia and academic life in general.

Missing something on this list? Please let me know!

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