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Medicine at ScienceOnline2010

Of course, our conferences always attract a nice contingent of physicians, nurses, medical journalists, biomedical researchers and med-bloggers, so it is not surprising that ScienceOnline2010 will also have sessions devoted to the world of medicine. Check them out:

There will be, at ScienceOnline2010, at least two sessions dedicated to books and book publishing – From Blog to Book: Using Blogs and Social Networks to Develop Your Professional Writing and Writing for more than glory: Proposals and Pitches that Pay – as well as several others that will at least mention books as vehicles…

What will the weather be like?

Last year, it started out cold, then got warmer, but then it also got rainy. Therefore, I assume the same exact thing will happen this year. And, the forecast is …

ScienceOnline2010 is starting in three days! If you are not excited yet….well, I think you should be! And perhaps I can help you….with this post. First, see the complete list of attendees, or, if you want more details about everyone, browse through these introductory posts. It is always good to know more about people you…

Education and Outreach at ScienceOnline2010

Every year, we pay special attention to sessions that explore the use of the Web in science education. This year is no different – there are several sessions to choose from:

Of course, this conference would not be itself if it was not full of Open Access evangelists and a lot of sessions about the world of publishing, the data, repositories, building a semantic web, networking and other things that scientists can now do in the age of WWW. This year, apart from journalists/writers, the largest…

Citizen Science projects on-line

On Saturday afternoon, at ScienceOnline2010, the science goddess, the chemspider, and I (Sandra Porter) will be presenting a workshop on getting students involved in citizen science. In preparation, I’m compiling a set of links to projects that involve students in citizen science. If you know of any good citizen science efforts, please share them here…

Journalism at ScienceOnline2010

The year that just ended, 2009, was a year that saw huge changes in the world of media and the world of journalism. Science journalism has also been greatly affected, with many media outlets firing their science journalists first, then firing all the others afterwards. Much virtual ink has been spilled on the topics of…

A number of sessions at the Conference are looking at sociological aspects of the Web and science. I have already pointed, in quite a lot of detail, to the session on civility and politeness, as well as several other sessions that touch on the topics of language and trust. Let’s look at several others that…

Last year we had a session on Art And Science and a workshop How To Paint Your Own Blog Pictures. At this year’s conference we have more sessions that explore the visual aspects of science. Click on links to see what discussions have already started on these pages and add your questions and thoughts: