Outreach to wider public

 

AskforEvidence

AskforEvidence

AskforEvidence is a public campaign that helps people request for themselves the evidence behind news stories, marketing claims and policies. People use the hub of resources and expertise to making sense of the evidence they receive.
AcaWiki

AcaWiki

Crowdsourced summaries and literature reviews of peer-reviewed research. Designed to collect summaries and literature reviews of peer-reviewed academic research, and make them available to the general public.
Before the abstract

Before the abstract

"Before the abstract" offers authors and potential authors the opportunity to talk about their real-life experiences as researchers, in their own words. We feature these personal stories through a mix of podcasts recorded at live events and written submissions.
ECAST

ECAST

A distributed network of institutions for peer-to-peer public deliberation. It brings together academic research, informal science education, citizen science programs, and non-partisan policy analysis to engage citizens.
Elsevier Atlas

Elsevier Atlas

Showcases research that could significantly impact people's lives around the world or has already done so. Winning research is presented alongside interviews, expert opinions, multimedia and much more on the Atlas website.
ExternalDiffusion

ExternalDiffusion

ExternalDiffusion is a science blogging platform.
Fact Check Central

Fact Check Central

Aggregated list of blogs from a selection of fact checking organisations. Read, search and share fact checking blogs from across the web.
Famelab

Famelab

Famelab is the world’s leading science communication competition. Participants have just three minutes to win over the judges and crowd with a scientific talk that excels for its content, clarity and charisma.
Frontiers for Young Minds

Frontiers for Young Minds

Provides a collection of freely available scientific articles by distinguished scientists that are shaped for younger audiences (children 8-15yr) by the input of their own young peers.
HASTAC

HASTAC

HASTAC is an interdisciplinary community of humanists, artists, social scientists, scientists, and technologists that are changing the way we teach and learn. Members share news, tools, research, insights, pedagogy, methods, and projects
JSTOR daily

JSTOR daily

JSTOR is an online publication that contextualizes current events with scholarship. JSTOR Daily stories provide background—historical, scientific, literary, political, and otherwise—for understanding today’s often-confusing world.
I Am Scientist

I Am Scientist

A free online event where school students meet and interact with scientists. Students challenge the scientists over fast-paced online live CHATs. They ASK the scientists anything they want, and VOTE for their favourite scientist to win a prize.
Kudos

Kudos

Kudos helps researchers explain, enrich and share their publications to increase research impact.
Limn

Limn

Draws material from networks of experts in the social and human sciences.Limn is somewhere between a scholarly journal and an art magazine.
Open Science Showoff

Open Science Showoff

It’s a chaotic open mic night for scientists, science communicators, science teachers, historians and philosophers of science, students, science popularisers and anyone else with something to show off about science.
Pint of Science

Pint of Science

Pint of Science is an annual science festival that brings researchers to your local pub to show you the latest happenings in the world of science.
Real Scientists

Real Scientists

Rotational twitter account featuring real scientists, science writers, communicators and policy makers talking about their lives and their work.
redditscience AMA (a.o. PLOS Science Wednesday)

redditscience AMA (a.o. PLOS Science Wednesday)

Discuss your science with broader community.
Research Blogging

Research Blogging

Collection/curation of blog posts about peer-reviewed research.
SciCheck

SciCheck

Focuses exclusively on false and misleading scientific claims that are made by partisans to influence public policy.
SciLogs

SciLogs

German language blogging network for scientists and science communicators.
Scienceseeker

Scienceseeker

We have collected over 2,090 blogs and other science news sources in one place, and invite you to submit even more.
Scientopia

Scientopia

Scientopia is a collective of people who write about science on blog because they love to do so.
Sciworthy

Sciworthy

Crowdsourced and curated short, visual intros to research followed by summary description that's also linked to published research. Easily understandable science news created by researchers who want to share their discoveries.
Sense about Science

Sense about Science

Sense about Science is an campaigning charity that challenges the misrepresentation of science and evidence in public life. We advocate openness and honesty about research findings, and work.
SocialScienceSpace

SocialScienceSpace

SocialScienceSpace brings together social scientists to explore, share and shape the big issues in social science. This online social network contains blog articles from key players in social science, a forum to share discussion,
STM Digest

STM Digest

Lay summaries of science papers with societal impact by our early career researchers.It will focus on highlighting Elsevier's published research and exposing it to the broader research community and the general public in a digestible format.
The Conversation

The Conversation

The Conversation is an independent source of news and views, sourced from the academic and research community and delivered direct to the public.
The Open Notebook

The Open Notebook

Non-profit organization that provides tools and resources to help science, environmental, and health journalists at all experience levels sharpen their skills.
The Story Collider

The Story Collider

Story Collider has been bringing true, personal stories about science to life both through our many live shows as well as our weekly podcast.
Three Minute Thesis (3MT)

Three Minute Thesis (3MT)

This research communication competition challenges research students to present a compelling talk on their thesis and its significance in just three minutes in language appropriate to a non-specialist audience.
UA Magazine

UA Magazine

United Academics magazine delivers news articles, opinion pieces, and long-features on some of the major scientific developments. We cover topics in the field of life sciences, technology, history, social sciences, and many others.
Useful Science

Useful Science

Crowdsourced and editorial one-sentence summaries of research articles. Summaries of scientific findings from primary sources for health, productivity, parenting & more.
Voice of Young Science (part of Sense about Science)

Voice of Young Science (part of Sense about Science)

Voice of Young Science is a dynamic network of early career researchers committed to playing an active role in public discussions about science. By responding to public misconceptions about science and evidence and engaging with the media.
Wikipedia

Wikipedia

Wikipedia (& Wikimedia Commons) is a free online encyclopedia, created and edited by volunteers around the world and hosted by the Wikimedia Foundation.