This week I applied ta a 2-week science journalism summer school. The focus of the summer school includes "experimenting with new forms of scientific storytelling". Part of the application included a letter of intent, and as I wrote it, it started to turn into more of a personal manifesto. Here it is, more or less, … Continue reading My blog sucks: my journalism school application
In October I took over the social media campaign of McMaster’s Researchers’ Night. In this post I’d like to share the Facebook posts and the Tweets I paired with the posts. For a full discussion on my strategy and the things I learned, click here. https://twitter.com/RsNHam/status/1051842038591881216 https://www.facebook.com/ResearchersNightHamilton/posts/1951064211659008:0 https://twitter.com/RsNHam/status/1051923556676902912 https://www.facebook.com/ResearchersNightHamilton/posts/1951084188323677:0 https://twitter.com/RsNHam/status/1052167806979051520 https://twitter.com/RsNHam/status/1052204051935432704 https://www.facebook.com/ResearchersNightHamilton/photos/a.1237822579649845/1951079928324103/?type=3 https://twitter.com/RsNHam/status/1052570277358575616 … Continue reading My first social media gig pt.2
I was recently the subject of an interview for a social media campaign about the people in the Faculty of Science. I will be featured as one for the graduate students that make up the Physics&Astronomy department. During the interview I was forced to think about myself, my motivations, and what I hope to do … Continue reading Self interview: Career planning
This article was originally published at macscicomm.wordpress.com . Last month I was invited to take on the role of Social Media Liaison for one of McMaster’s premier science outreach events, Researchers’ Night. This was a great opportunity for me to try designing and implementing a social media advertising campaign - a skill that seems … Continue reading My first social media gig
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