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Special: The Art of Science

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A conversation with Trevor Butterworth of Sense About Science USA and Adam Oliver Brown of the University of Ottawa on art, science, education, and communication.


Topics covered include the use of design in statistics; the silos of academia; false balance in science journalism and recent improvements; how science experts end up in the media; students sneaking into scicomm workshops; apartment design in NYC; the original PhD; Jon Snow, Florence Nightingale and Da Vinci walk into a bar; government-mandated curricula in schools; curiosity; GMOs; how to teach both children and adults; and storytelling.


You can follow Trevor (@Butterworthy) and his organization (@SenseScienceUSA) on Twitter, and you can find Adam on his website, adamoliverbrown.com, and on Facebook.