This page provides resources and readings for those who participated in my workshop held as part of the Access 2018 meeting at Memorial. Anyone stumbling on this page is welcome to avail of these resources too!
Workshop Agenda – click here to see the agenda for the half-day workshop
Bennett, Nathan J. et al. 2017. Conservation social science: understanding and integrating human diemnsion to improve conservation. Biological Conservation 205: 93-108.
Bennett, Nathan J. et al. 2016. Mainstreaming the social sciences in conservation.Conservation Biology 31: 56-66.
Pedersen, David B. 2016. Integrating social sciences and humanities in interdisciplinary research. Palgrave Communications 2: 16036
Webster, Andrew. 2016. Recognizing the value of social science. Nature 532: 7.
Wiersma, Yolanda F. 2014. What kind of scientist are you? Science and interdisciplinary research. Scholarly and Research Communication 5(1): 1-9.
Baron, Nancy. 2010. Escape from the Ivory Tower: a guide to making your science matter. Island Press.
McGinnis, Michael Vincent. 2016. Science and Sensibility: Negotiating an ecology of place. University of California Press.
Resources and programs for communicating sciennce
- Science Communication Program at Laurentian University
- Science Writing Program (online) at Johns Hopkins University
- COMPASS (originally “Communication Partnership for Science and the Sea”) lots of online resources
- “Plain Language” US government website on jargon-free writing
Resources for citizen science
- iNaturalist (citizen science app)
- Website for a workshop on Ocean-themed citizen science I ran in 2014 (some resources may be useful).
- Citizen Science Association