Podcast Episode

Episode One Hundred And Sixty Nine – On Memes, Blogs And Videos: How Social Media Has Transformed The Way We Communicate Science

This is the audio (video references included at the end of this blogpost if you wish to see them) from a National Science Week, CPAS and CAASTRO, Science Alert and ANU Colleges of Science lecture, which was held on Friday, August 9 2013, at the  Finkel Lecture Theatre
John Curtin School of Medical Research, ANU.

The event formed part of National Science Week and was hosted by the Australian National Centre for the Public Awareness of Science (CPAS) at ANU in partnership with the ARC Centre of Excellence for All-Sky Astrophysics (CAASTRO), Science Alert and the ANU Colleges of Science. 

It was an evening with some of the world’s top social media science communicators as they discuss and give you tips on how to present science and engage with an always-changing– and growing audience.

Host:
Dr Will Grant – lecturer and researcher at the Australian National Centre for Public Awareness of Science at the ANU.

Panelists:
Phil Plait – (a.k.a. The Bad Astronomer) a writer and popular science blogger.
Elise Andrew – Creator, I F*cking Love Science Facebook page.
Henry Reich – Creator, MinutePhysics and MinuteEarth YouTube channels.
Mitchell Moffit – Creator, AsapScience YouTube channel.
Destin Sandlin – Creator, SmarterEveryDay YouTube channel.
Chris Cassella – Managing Director, ScienceAlert.

Tremendous thanks to both Dr Will Grant and Jarrod Green for all their help!

Video references:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IOYyCHGWJq4

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=BkcXbx5rSzw

Theme songs are “P&P” by Derek K. Miller of www.penmachine.com and “Leap Second” by Milton Mermikides, of  www.miltonmermikides.comSong used with kind permission in this episode: “Pale Blue Dot” by Ice Core Scientist.

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