Feeling zine: Developing science communication skills through reflection

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Raymond K. Nakamura, Multimedia editor   “I was so proud of my public lecture. All my scientist friends say I did an excellent job. But I saw the glaze in my parents’ eyes; I missed the mark.” — Lia Formenti, from her reflection on science communication in the McGill Space Institute’s zine.   Reflection involves […]

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Memories of Science: an experimental zine

Raymond Nakamura and Katrina Vera Wong, Multimedia co-editors A zine is a vestigial, pre-internet medium that is re-emerging as part of a rise in self-publishing—think of a small-circulation miniature magazine. Zines’ tangible nature is part of their appeal, combined with the independent spirit of their creators and despite, or perhaps in response to, our consumer-centric […]

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