Science for Progress

because science is fundamental in the 21st century

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In the podcast we talk about topics related to science, humanities, society, and of course progress!

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The community of people active in science progressive topics mostly consists of a large number of individuals and small teams who struggle for visibility. As science advocates, Science for Progress wants to help giving these activities a larger audience.

This is why we offer this platform to people of the community! You will find event announcements, introductions, and opinion pieces on diverse science progressivist topics!


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Trump Administration Orders Hospitals To Bypass CDC, Send COVID-19 Data To Washington
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 Postdocs are, besides graduate students, the main workforce in academic research. Following the PhD, the postdoc position is the only way to follow a research career within academia. Many PhDs around the world are advised to go to the USA for a postdoc – or two – because it is known for its la...
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For this episode, Bart and I had a rather spontaneous chat about conspiracy beliefs and science communication during the COVID-19 pandemic. Worldwide conspiracy myths about SARS-CoV-2 appear to be on the rise, and conspiracy narrators team up with other cranks in demonstrations – ‘hygiene demos....
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Science for Progress
SciComm as Career Development Tool - Dmitry Kopelyanskiy Dmitry - Science speaker

For this episode, Dennis talked to Dmitry Kopelyanskiy, a contest-winning science communicator who gives entertaining science talks on stage – mostly about his own research on tropical diseases. But here, Dmitry also talks about his academic career odyssey (from Russia to Switzerland via Israel and Germany), his path to science communication, and his involvement in “Skills for Scientists” – a career development program at the University of Lausanne.


Finally a new episode! @BartGeurten and I discuss Online Teaching, SciComm, and the Populist Fringes
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“Norecopa is Norway's National Consensus Platform for the advancement of "the 3 Rs" (Replacement, Reduction, Refinement) in connection with animal experiments. ”

In the 1960s, the Brambell report which focused on farm/livestock animals became the basis of the ‘Five Freedoms’ model of animal welfare which has endured. Intended as sign posts, some considered the ‘freedoms’ unrealistic/aspirational. As though ideal welfare would look like 🦄 SciForProgress photo

Can you improve a burnt cake by describing it better?! We need your help to convince scientists planning animal studies to start on day 1: better validity & welfare. Pls forward. Shameless plug for PREPARE, which covers *all* aspects of experimental design