What makes a great research poster? Authors of past winning posters at Entomological Society of America meetings recommend good storytelling, succinct wording, appealing visuals, and a simple presentation overall—great advice for entomology students and professionals alike as they prepare their posters for Entomology 2018.
Entomologists Ashley Kennedy and Lina Bernaola participated in the 2018 March for Science in Washington, DC, on April 14. Kennedy and Bernaola say that, though the March was smaller than the 2017 edition, it left them inspired to "continue taking steps forward to enhance advocacy for science."
This new documentary explains what makes entomologists tick.
Highlights of the 2017 Annual Meeting Plenary Session with Mary Roach and Gwen Pearson
What can you do as a scientist to get the best, most accurate coverage of your research? Tips on working with reporters.
An interview with science writer and author Mary Roach, speaker at the ESA 2017 Plenary Session
The sensory experience of live butterflies gets visitors in learning mode, and that's when staff at Butterfly Pavilion can connect what visitors see with broader science topics.
Last Saturday, on the stage of the Orpheum Theatre in Wichita, Kansas, entomologist Rachel Stone told the audience gathered there that a pile of animal poop is a lot like […]
By Margaret Hardy, MSc, Ph.D., FRES Recent efforts to bring science communication into the scholarship of the teaching and learning umbrella has met with some success. The emergence of commercially […]
At Entomology 2017—which starts exactly two months from today, by the way—the results of ESA’s 2017 YouTube Your Entomology Contest will be announced. Today, the five finalists have been named, […]
By David R. Coyle, Ph.D. A couple of years ago, I changed careers. No, I didn’t leave science altogether; rather, I switched from a research career (the “tenure-track” path, if […]
Aaron Pomerantz’s work in the Integrative Biology Department at the University of California, Berkeley, includes the exploration of butterfly wing formation, which he showcases in the time-lapse video above, published […]
“Black Cutworm Adult Trapping” was a finalist in the 2016 ESA YouTube Your Entomology Contest. Co-creator Erin Hodgson, Ph.D., says she likes to present hands-on demonstrations and factual management recommendations […]
“Escape From the Jaws of Death!” was the winner of the 2015 ESA YouTube Your Entomology Contest. Co-creator Adrian Smith, Ph.D., says one of his primary goals in communicating science […]
On Saturday, entomologists stood up for science. In cities around the world, they gathered with scientists of myriad disciplines and non-scientists as well to remind the world about the critical […]
For plenty of scientists, a day in the field or in the lab—i.e., getting knee-deep in science—is their favorite part of the job. Interacting with the public, with media, or […]
By Anthony Dimeglio “The reason why the Earth is wet is because of its ever-evolving life on its surface.” The late Dr. Lynn Margulis, a highly distinguished and respected cell […]