SciComm

PalaeoPoems are a form of science communication (SciComm). By breaking down the science behind each poem, we enhance their potential as educational tools. Take a look at some of the outreach we've done for the PalaeoPoems project.

I Know dino: palaeopoems with brigid & mike

We got to do this podcast interview with Sabrina and Garrett of the I Know Dino podcast in November 2022. If you're interested in the how and why of PalaeoPoems research, this episode is for you. Listen here:
https://iknowdino.com/eucamerotus-episode-420/

e and the text: Episode 420, PalaeoPoems with Brigid & Mike

PalaeoPoems: Highlighting poetry as science communication in a free online archive (View Here)

We presented this poster at the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology annual conference in November 2022, in the Education and Outreach session. The preliminary abstract is available here.

Citation: Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, Program and Abstracts, 2022, 108.

Cropped timeline of the PalaeoPoems featured on our website as of November 2022. Graphic by Katrin Emery, as appeared on our poster for SVP 2022.

PalaeoPoems: A digital anthology highlighting a unique form of science communication

This poster was presented at the Canadian Society of Vertebrate Palaeontology conference in 2021. We focused on how poetry can be used as science communication, and talked about the PalaeoPoems.com project.

View the poster here

Read the abstract here

Citation: Christison, Brigid E., Michael G. W. Thompson, & Katrin Emery. PalaeoPoems: A digital anthology highlighting a unique form of science communication. Vertebrate Anatomy Morphology Palaeontology 9, (2021).

Illustrated timeline view of current PalaeoPoems.

Timeline of the PalaeoPoems featured on our website as of May 2021. Graphic by Katrin Emery, as appeared on our poster for CSVP 2021.

What are PalaeoPoems, and why do we study them?

This 5-image poster was presented at ConSciCommCan2020 (read the program and abstract here). It was written by Brigid Christison and Mike Thompson, and designed by Katrin Emery. To view these images with explanations and Alt Text, go to our Twitter thread.Citation: Christison, Brigid E., Michael G. W. Thompson, & Katrin Emery. Why Study PalaeoPoems? Poster presented at ComSciCon; July 25-27 2020 Ottawa, ON.