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Science Communication Guide

Resources to support the MSU science community in effectively sharing research with the academic, scientific, and public audiences.


Social media, blogs and podcasts are all informal forms of media that scientists can use to share their research and expertise with a wider audience. Although these forms of publication do not adhere to the same editorial standards as the peer review process they do have merit in that they provide greater accessibility to research. Below are some resources specific to the scientific community.

Getting Started with Blogging

Blogging Platforms

There are variety of options for creating personal or organizational blogs. Below are a few popular platforms that the beginner blogger may be interested in:

Getting Started with Podcasting

Science Podcast Examples