SciComm Resources

Check out our favorite social media accounts, books, science outreach, and communication resources!

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Books

Popular Science Books:

  • I Contain Multitudes by Ed Yong

  • The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot

  • Voodoo Science by Robert Park

  • Surely You’re Joking, Mr. Feynman! by Richard Feynman

  • Better by Atul Gawande

  • The Gene: An Intimate History by Siddhartha Mukherjee

  • Black Hole Blues by Janna Levin

SciComm Books:

  • If I Understood You, Would I Have This Look on My Face?: My Adventures in the Art and Science of Relating and Communicating by Alan Alda

  • Houston, We Have a Narrative: Why Science Needs Story by Randy Olson

  • Escape from the Ivory Tower: A Guide to Making your Science Matter by Nancy Baron

  • Don't Be Such a Scientist: Talking Substance in an Age of Style by Randy Olson

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    Science News,              Organizations, 

@sciencechannel
@sciencealert
@nasa
@sciencemuseum
@healthie_gator_sfsu
@katie_the_beatrice
the_sci_life

Instagram Accounts

@sciencemuseum
@sciencechannel
@sciencealert
@nasa
@katie_the_beatrice
@the_sci_life
@healthie_gator_sfsu
@sfsu_biology_spotlight

Twitter Handles

Who to follow for interactions with rotating, real-scientists

@realscientists 

@astrotweeps

@biotweeps

@iamscicomm

@geoscitweeps

@IAmSciArt

 

Organizations to follow for cool science news/facts/articles

@scifri

@nprscience

@WorldAndScience 

@scicurious 

@NYTScience

 

Individuals to follow for cool science and scicommm snippets/news

@carlzimmer

@neiltyson

@BillNye 

@edyong209

@Atul_Gawande

@phylogenomics

@mary_roach

@virginiahughes

@Erika_Check

@JenLucPiquant

 

 

SciComm Incubator member accounts to follow:

Diana Chu:  @chud8 @c3STC

Christen Kinney: @chrishtkinney

Carlos Gomez: @crisprcarlos; Tumblr: TheScienceAesthetic

Jacob Elliott: @jcblltt

Michael Lindh: @MikeNyeMicro (Twitter)

chinomnso okorie: @chichikorie

Helen Butler: @the_1_who_

Gabriela Ponce: @the_sci_life 

Lisa Couper Twitter: @CouperTrooper  @SweiLab

Destinee Lanns: @Destined_tobe_

Wayne Swinson: @MNMLSTRCK

Criszel Corpuz : @criszelcorpuz

Will Chadwick: @malkizid