An amazing week on RealScientists has flown by, under the curatorial stewardship of New York-based science communicator, broadcaster and journalist Luis Quevedo.
Tweeting in English and Spanish – our second bilingual curator after fellow New Yorker Marga Gual Soler – Luis led us into and through conversations about science communication and science journalism, including the challenges of scientists communicating with journalists and vice versa:
Luis’s week on the account also saw a major milestone being reached on Real Scientists, as noted by former RS curators Mia Cobb & Julie Hecht:
Yes, we turned one on February 10th. Happy birthday to us! And to celebrate:
Shorty Awards voting continues through to February 18, 11:59:59pm EST (US time) – call it 4pm AEST, 6pm NZST, or 5am GMT on the 19th – so please vote for us! http://shortyawards.com/realscientists
Next week: Astrophysicist and former PHD Comics cameo performer Dr Katherine Mack, aka @AstroKatie.