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“Book a Scientist” scheme now open

The Danish Science Festival is nearly here and time is running out to “book a scientist.” If you are a group of at least 20 people living in Denmark, and would like to receive a free presentation or workshop from a scientist then be sure to book before April 3rd.

ScienceNordic teams up with Science and Cocktails

Scientists from around the world are headed to Copenhagen this spring to talk about their newest discoveries. From gravity waves to stem cells and black holes, there is something for everyone.

Meet an #ActualLivingScientist from the Nordics

Today is the UN International Day of Women and Girls in Science. Meet some of the female scientists from around the Nordics who have taken to twitter to introduce themselves and their science to the world.

Science should be a part of our nightlife

Welcome to Science and Cocktails, a project that seeks to combine science with entertainment, after-work drinks, and music.

Who teaches scholars how to write?

It’s assumed that academic researchers know how to write. The reality is different, but no one wants to talk about it.

How Alice in Wonderland helped make skin disease more understandable

Scientists should share their research in more creative ways, says scientist who turned her PhD thesis on skin disease into an adventurous video.

Is independent science journalism doomed?

A debate during the Science in the City festival addressed a question that concerns science journalists around the world: does independent science media have a future?

Professor: ‘Focus on the broader issues when you communicate’

How do you get science out of its ivory tower? A Q&A with world-famous evolutionary biologist Eske Willerslev.

Science communication: 'you're allowed to spice things up'

How do you make the abstract world of mathematics fascinating to a broad audience? A Q&A with award-winning mathematician Cédric Villani.

A boost for open access to research

The Research Council of Norway is introducing a new funding scheme to promote publication in open access journals.