Planet SciComm

by Jason McDermott (@redpenblackpen), Patrick Videau, Sara K. Yeo (@sarakyeo)

Welcome to the Planet SciComm podcast, where a science communication enthusiast, practitioner, and researcher talk about science communication and any other musings that come to mind! Intro song by Mantis Jackson (https://www.facebook.com/mantisjacksonmusic/). 

Podcast episodes

  • Season 2

  • S02 E01 - Love at First Draft

    S02 E01 - Love at First Draft

    Happy 2023! Jason and Sara kick off the new year with guest, Michelle Nijhuis, author and science journalist who is currently Acting Editor of High Country News. In today's episode, we discuss Michelle's books, including her lates...

    01:06:49
  • Season 1

  • S01 E11 - Loquacious Holiday Squirrels

    S01 E11 - Loquacious Holiday Squirrels

    Happy holidays from the Planet SciComm team! In this episode, we check out some satirical research articles from the British Medical Journal and recap our year(ish) of episodes.We also discuss:ChatGPTSpurious relationshipsThe Radi...

    01:30:22
  • S01 E10 - Episode 10: We're All Wearing Bowties

    S01 E10 - Episode 10: We're All Wearing Bowties

    This month, we ask Dr. Stephen Heard, a Professor in the Department of Biology at the University of New Brunswick, about his book, The Scientist's Guide to Writing, his blog, Scientist Sees Squirrel, his paper about funny titles i...

    01:12:24
  • S01 E09 - Episode 9: Full Digression-How Do We Get More Julias?

    S01 E09 - Episode 9: Full Digression-How Do We Get More Julias?

    We chat with Julia Krolik, an information designer, data scientist, artist and entrepreneur who founded Art the Science and PIxels and Plans, about the intersection between art and science communication, biosafety levels, the Mant...

    01:43:58
  • S01 E08 - Episode 8: Science Communication is a Restaurant, Not a Hot Dog Cart

    S01 E08 - Episode 8: Science Communication is a Restaurant, Not a Hot Dog Cart

    Jason and Sara chat with Drs. Anthony Dudo (University of Texas at Austin) and John Besley (Michigan State University) about their upcoming book, Strategic Science Communication: A Guide to Setting the Right Objectives for More Ef...

    01:29:58