The Australian Broadcasting Commission charter states:
The principal function of the ABC is to inform, educate and entertain all Australians.
After a monster week tweeting about science, journalism, radio, interviews, websites and so much more….Joel, we think you’ve managed to show why you’re such a stellar ABC employee.
What was the standout?
Could have been:
music + science = sexy.
FAT MICE BREED FAT KIDS BUT NOT NECESSARILY FOREVER.
This one is sure to keep cropping up:
What is the difference between science communication and science journalism?
Could be this tip for aspiring radio stars:
You can definitely over edit. It’s bad. Don’t do it.
Admittedly, this was pretty exciting:
Full time at the Socceroos vs Iraq.
Then there was the poetic:
The process of science itself is beautiful, and we need to communicate that more.
Joel hopped on board his first science twitter chat, after this:
So, what’s an #onsci?
And gathered a list of preferred science sites and authors (find the list here).
But perhaps the most memorable thing this past week was that Joel posted a photo of a weird dehydrated chicken belonging to ABC science journalist, legend and twitter denier Robyn Williams.
What are we supposed to do with that Joel?
All jokes aside: thanks Joel, you’re simply swell. RealScientists was thrilled to have you on board.
You can review Joel’s week in tweets here.