This beautifully detailed illustration of the cardiopulmonary system was created by Shruti Kotecha, one our brilliant sci-artists. .
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Blog post: We’ve known for some time now that we humans are good at processing information visually. They say a picture is worth 60,000 words.
Read about why we need to shift the way we communicate our research in our blog (link in bio).
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Some of the graphic recording I did the last few days at the Nordic Hydrology Conference in Bergen, Norway: real-time visual summaries of the conference and its rich selection of hydrology talks and presentations. I mostly attended talks on urban hydrology and solutions to climate change (eg to new flood regimes, higher rainfall, more intense drought periods, etc), as I’m fascinated by human adaptation to nature. There was a lot on green roofs and rain gardens: these green additions to urban landscapes are tools for capturing rainwater during intense rain events, and helping to minimize flood risk. Rain gardens go the extra step of helping water to infiltrate into the ground, replenishing groundwater stores. A solution disguised as a bit of pretty urban greenery.
I love the challenge of having to listen, understand, interpret and visualize in real time. Sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn’t. I usually have two sheets of paper in front of me - one for hectic notes, and one for the graphic recording. Sometimes I’ll photograph particularly interesting slides so that I can include that information in my visual summary later. My hands are always full of pens (occasionally I miss the cap and add another line of permanent marker to my fingers). And my head is so full of ideas after sitting in on this conference. Looking forward to the next one in Estonia, 2020!
Another one of our brilliant sci artists, Jack Kaiser, created this gorgeous image of microvilli. What do you know about these tiny structures? Why are they so important?
We are launching this week, remember to sign up to our list on our website or tag a friend in one of our posts throughout this #scienceweek to win a #scicomm workshop!
Meet the founders day! Find out what drove us, Dr Andrew Lilja and Dr Nicki Cranna, to create this visual science communication collective, helping promote the incredible work of researchers. .
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A gorgeous illustration of the majestic blue whale, created by one of our fabulous artists, @oliviabaenziger.
We are launching SquareCell this week for @nationalscienceweek. To celebrate you can win a #scicomm workshop of your choice! Just follow us and tag a friend in one or our posts and you’ll be in the draw!
It’s #scienceweek here in Australia and we are launching our new science illustration and animation service over the entire week! •
For our launch you can win a free science communication workshop of your choice led by Dr Jenny Martin #scicomm lecturer at @unimelbscicomm @unimelb •
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One of our talented artists, Eliza Wolfson, created this stunning #sciart of an actin rocket - a tool used by some pathogens to enter cells.
What do you think?
Check back in during this #scienceweek as we are launching and have some cool prizes up for grabs!
Sooo we are getting ready to launch in a few days just in time for #nationalscienceweek . We have been working hard to bring you our science illustration and animation service. We are a collective of science artists who love creating beautiful, scientifically accurate pieces.
We have a surprise coming for launch week, watch this space!