We have a rotating Twitter account, I Am SciComm - @iamscicomm. We give control of the Twitter account to a new SciCommer each week, and they post about their activities, reading, experiences, and thoughts on #scicomm.

Application for being a guest curator

Feel free to email us with any questions. info@scicommhub.com

 

I Am SciComm Schedule: Upcoming Curators

 

March 20-March 25: Lesley Barron (@SimonRBarron) general surgeon at Georgetown Hospital. Enthusiastic evidence based medicine supporter and blogger at canadianfemalesurgeon.wordpress.com

March 27-April 1: Beth Hundey (@bhundey) - Educational Developer & Adjunct Research Prof @westernu - Geographer & environmental change scientist by training & at heart 

April 3-April 8: Ritu Raman (@raman_ritu) - Engineer, Writer, Educator. I have a PhD! @NSF Fellow, @Cornell @EngineeringAtIL alum. Passions: #3Dprinting #BioBots #BuildingWithBiology & #STEMdiversity. Website: RituRaman.com

April 10-April 15: taken

April 17-April 22: open

April 24-April 29: open

May 1-May 6: open

May 8-May 13: open

May 15-May 20: open

May 22-May 27: open

May 29-June 3: open

June 5-June 10: open

June 12-June 17: open

June 19-June 24: open


Community-Created Resources

The @iamscicomm community is diverse. Hosts and followers are from all over the world, from a wide range of backgrounds, and with lots of #scicomm knowledge to share. Check out the following community-sourced resources, and let us know if you have more to add!

Academic/SciComm Twitter Hashtagsstarted and curated by Elena Milani (@biomug)

Video/Photography Science Competitions: curated by Roy Smolens Jr (@smoroi)

Science/SciComm Podcasts: curated by Jennifer Tsang (@jw_tsang)


Past Curators - 2017

January 2-January 7: Dave Christensen (@christensendrg) - Research Technician @unisouthampton, on committee that founded Bright Club Southampton, contributor to Southampton's The Science Room

January 9-January 14: Liz Goodfellow (@FuturityNews) - Lead Assistant Editor at Futurity.org, @UofR communications, stock art maven, amateur birder

January 16-January 21: Rachel Pendergrass (@Sharkespearean) - Host and Producer @SolveForXShow, freelance science writer, and performer

January 23-January 28: Engage Science (@EngageScience) - grad student led sci comm course @UW, engaging the next gen of science communicators

January 30-February 4: Karen Ring (@DrKarenRing) - Website and Social Media Manager for @CIRMnews - science blogger at https://blog.cirm.ca.gov/ and scicomm podcaster

February 6-February 11: Michelle Neil (@michelle_neil) - #scivol with @CitSciOz and @CSIROSMiS.

February 13-February 18: Aliyah Weinstein (@desabsurdites) - Doctoral candidate in immunology at University of Pittsburgh; currently working at Centre de Recherche des Cordeliers in Paris, France; blogger at Isn’t That Grad; Social Media Coordinator at @LettersPreSci.

February 20-February 25: Cari Ritzenthaler (@RitzenResearch) - Master's Student at Bowling Green State University, ecologist studying forest floor invertebrates, writer of RitzenResearch.wordpress.com

February 27-March 4: Alessandra Salgueiro (@asjeditors) - Business Development asjeditors.com, PhD student in Cancer Bio @EmoryUniversity, Sacnista @sacnas

March 6-March 11: Mika McKinnon (@mikamckinnon) - scientist for fiction, disaster researcher, geophysicist, and science communicator. Freelancer for @newscientist @io9 @gizmodo @astronomymag @theweek @physicstoday @arstechnica. Hedgehog caretaker.

March 13- March 18: Lisa Whittaker (@lisawhittaker02) research engagement officer @tenovuscancercare #STEMAmbassador in Wales


Past Curators - 2016

January 18-24: Matt Wilkins (@mattwilkinsbio) - postdoc in evolutionary biology, writer, scicomm enthusiast

January 25-31: Dr. Mike (@drmikeographer) - podcaster, blogger @ #scicomm website, http://www.drmikeographer.co.uk/

February 1-7: Rebecca Heisman (@r_heisman) - Freelance wildlife/environment writer

February 8-14: Pieter Torrez (@PieterTorrez) - marine biologist, graphic designer, founder of @scigrades

February 15-21: Josh Silberg (@joshsilberg) - scicomm coordinator at @HakaiInstitute; marine ecology enthusiast

February 22-28: Matthew Facciani (@MatthewFacciani) - neuroscientist turned sociologist; activist for gender equality

Feb 29-March 6: Carla Burgess (@NounAndVerber) - science/nature writer; citizen science

March 7-13: Kat Middleton (@katmidds) - graduate student, scicomm for environmental non-profits

March 14-20: Lee Constable (@constababble) environmentalist, producer/host of @SoapBoxPodcast 

March 21-27: Marina Piccicotto (@MarinaP63) - Yale neuroscientist, Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Neuroscience

Mar 28-April 3: Ramin Skibba (@raminskibba) - Astrophysicist, science advocate and writer, UCSC #scicomm student

April 4-10: Science in the News (@SITNBoston) - PhD student-run organization at Harvard: scicomm to the public

April 11-17: Olle Bergman (@SciCrastina) - Creator of Sciencia Crastina, a scicomm networking platform

April 18-24: Shane M Hanlon (@EcologyOfShane) - PhD, Sharing Science specialist, Story Collider producer

April 25-April 30: Vinita M (@Rocket_Woman1) - Founder http://Rocket-Women.com , spacesuit designer, Space Station Ops Engineer

May 2-7: Heather Buschman (@HeatherBuschman) - PhD science writer for UCSD Health, podcast manager @ N Equals One, media relations + science

May 9-May 14: Julia Turan (@JuliaTuran) - Master's student in scicomm and public engagement; science writer

May 16-May 21: Kishore Hari (@sciencequiche) - director of Bay Area Science Festival, host of @inquiringshow, video correspondent for Tested.com

May 23-May 28: Amanda Glaze (@EvoPhD) - Scientist/educator exploring evolution controversy + crossroads of science/public opinion

May 30-June 4: Brilliant Botany (@BrilliantBotany) - blog/YouTube about the amazing world of plants and how we study them

June 6-June 11: Sarah Morgan (@DrSMMorgan) - Project Manager for a Participatory Science initiative in South Auckland; facilitating connection between education, the sciences and the wider community

June 13-June 18: Matt Shipman (@ShipLives) - Research comms lead @NCSU, writer at Communication Breakdown, author of the Handbook for Science Public Information Officers

June 20-June 25: Amanda (@neuroamanda) - (neuro)science writer in Japan, working to bring journalism to institutional scicomm, boss of Nerd Nite Tokyo

June 27-July 2: Caitlyn Cardetti (@CaitlynCardetti) - Research Assistant @bmedCUMC, coordinator for @Neurotweeps and @PintofScienceUS

July 5-July 9: Tristan MacLean (@DrTristanMcLean) - PhD, science communicator, educator, non-profit executive, Keep on Questioning co-founder, I’m a Scientist USA program director (@imascientistUS)

July 11-July 16: Si Moore (@S1_MOOR3) - scientist and author at envirosi.wordpress.com

July 18-July 23: Caren Cooper (@CoopSciScoop) – Ecologist at @NCState & NC Museum @naturalsciences, blogger @SciStarter, citizen science, founder/moderator #CitSciChat

July 25-July 30: Maria Afonso (@helloitsnel) - PhD candidate, veterinary microbiologist @ University of Liverpool, writer, blogger, scicomm and public involvement believer   

August 1-August 3: Adrian Dingle (@adchempages) - Chemistry Educator & Author

August 8-August 13: Courtney Thomas (@CRThomasPhD) - Science Communicator, Founder of ScienceDailyDose.com, Postdoc @EPFL_en, Volunteer Educator with @UCCEIN

August 15-August 20: Elena Milani (@biomug) - PhDstudent in #scicomm at @UWEBristol and member of @SciCommsUWE, author of

August 22-August 27: Rachel Coker (@rmcoker) - Director of Research Advancement @BinghamtonU, President of University Research Magazine Association, writer and editor at Discover-e

August 29-September 3: Stephen Granade (@Sargent) - Physicist and Roboticist, director of the Dragon Con science track, host of NASA's No Small Steps YouTube series.

September 5-September 10: Josh Richards (@mighty_ginge) - @MarsOneProject candidate, Teaching associate @ISUnet, physicist & stand-up comedian

September 12-September 17: Olga Dobrovidova (@riascience) — science and environment writer, guest lecturer at SciComm ITMO

September 19-September 24: Erin Winick (@bcofengineering) - Mech Engineering Student @UF, CEO and Founder of Sci Chic, Writer at Scichic.com, @Herpothesis@SheKnows

September 26-October 1: Allie Weill (@Al_R_Wallace) - PhD Candidate at UCDavis, Coordinator for Kids Into Discovering Science & California Phenology Project at Stebbins Reserve, Blogger at

October 3-October 8: Poncie Rutsch (@babescience) - producer of Babes of Science, a podcast chronicling the lives of women in the sciences

October 10-October 15: Virginia Schutte (@vgwschutte) - creator of @real_life_sci, European liaison for @tenurechasers, freelance ball of science enthusiasm

October 17-October 22: Carla Burgess (@NounAndVerber), freelance writer/ed of sci stuff, lover of #CitSci, team Strunk&White

October 24-October 29: Kasey Jacobs (@kaseyrjacobs) - Environmental Scientists and Partnership/Communications Coordinator for @caribbean_lcc and @usfs_iitf@CoastalSociety's Comms Chair, Editor of TCS blog

October 31-November 5:  Mark E. Griffin (@chunnamark) - Communications Specialist, Wisconsin Energy Institute and Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center

November 7-November 12: Adam Hart (@adamhartscience) - Professor of Science Communication @uniofglos, citizen science fan, author and broadcaster with BBC

November 14-November 19: Eva Amsen (@easternblot) - Scientific Engagement Manager for @theTGMI (based at @ICR_London), co-founder of @MySciCareer, blogger at @easternblot, writer, violinist

November 21-November 26: Andrew Stapleton (@andyjstapleton) - Science communicator and researcher based in Adelaide, South Australia; presenter and producer of the popular podcast Publish, Perish or Podcast; science/comedy blogger

November 28-December 3: Jennifer Tsang (@jw_tsang) - postdoc in microbiology @BIDMCHealth and @harvardmed, blogger at microbialmenagerie.com

December 5-December 10: Kimberly Arcand (@kimberlykowal) - Visualization Lead, NASA's @Chandraxray, author of popular science books, blogger @HuffPo 

December 12-December 17: Danya AbdelHameid (@danyaabdel) Undergraduate student at the College of William and Mary, studying Physics and Geology. Interested in effective science communication for underrepresented audiences and creating inclusive spaces for underrepresented minorities in STEM.  

December 19-December 23: Laura Mears (@pressxtoskip). Lab escapee turned science storyteller. Writer @HowItWorksmag and @CR_UK. Occasional game developer. Interested in science by stealth.

December 24- January 1: On break! Happy Holidays! 


Past Curators - 2015

May 10-17: Lauren S (@LaSaks87)

May 17-24: Amanda Freise (@AmandaFreise)

May 26-31: Nick Wan (@nickwan)

May 31-June 7: Soledad Machado (@SoleLeeCosas)

June 7-14: Paige Jarreau (@FromTheLabBench)

June 14-21: Laura Vican (@LauraVican)

June 21-28: Barbara Shih (@Barbara_Shih)

June 28- July 5: Adam Huttner-Koros (@ATHuttnerKoros)

July 5-12: Aaron Hall (@aaronmikeyhall

 July 12-19: Louise O'Regan (@_weezey)

 July 19-26: Georgia Sinimbu (@G_Sinimbu)

 July 26-August 2: Georgia Sinimbu (@G_Sinimbu)

  August 9-16: Amanda Freise (@AmandaFreise)

 August 23-30: Thom Adams (@ThomedyAdams)

September 7-13: Shai Panela (@ShaiPanela)

September 21-27: Melissa Márquez (@mcmsharksxx)

October 5-11: Shaun Mason (@Scone_Mason)

October 12-18: Shannon Farris (@sfarris721)

October 19-25: Alexa Erdogan (@neurostellar)

October 26-November 1: Jules Pottle (@MrSpottle)

November 2-8: Becky Alexis-Martin (@CalamityCake)

November 9-15: Erica Lewis (@the_chemactress)

November 16-22: Alie Caldwell (@alie_astrocyte)

November 23-29: Paul Kennedy (@scientist_kenni)

November 30-December 6: Leah Crane (@DownHereOnEarth)

December 7-13: Jennifer Fehrenbacher (@DeepSeaDrifter)

December 14-20: Sam Andrews (@HoboSci)