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Wednesday, December 8 • 19:00 - 20:00
Panel: Science on TikTok, WhatsApp and Twitter: How are new platforms helping to communicate science? What can the science communication community do to support and enhance these efforts?

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This panel discussion will explore how social media and other new platforms are helping communicate science, both to researchers and to the public. We will host a panel with international experts who are pioneering the use of social media and other modes of communication beyond the traditional publication to disseminate their work and engage with broad audiences about science and the latest discoveries.The panel will consist of short presentations followed by a roundtable discussion, and Q&A with the audience.

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Anita de Waard

Vice President, Research Collaborations, Elsevier, publisher
Anita de Waard has a background in experimental physics. She joined Elsevier as publisher in physics and neurology in 1988, and currently works as a VP for research collaborations, with a focus on establishing collaborations between Elsevier and academic groups in information and... Read More →

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Bamini Jayabalasingham

Head of Research Analytics, NoAm, Elsevier

Abbie Stevens, PhD

Astronomy instructor and NSF postdoctoral fellow, Michigan State University
I'm an astronomer researching black holes and neutron stars in our galaxy. Let's talk about X-ray space telescopes, science literacy and outreach, science advising on creative projects, open-source software development, astronomy data science, and mental health in academia.

Wednesday December 8, 2021 19:00 - 20:00 UTC