Author Archives: ClimateSnack

About ClimateSnack

This is the ClimateSnack administrator who will post snacks about ClimateSnack events, news and developments.

New ClimateSnack Website

We have recently launched the all-new ClimateSnack website. The website address is As you can see from the url, the old site is now only found via We have already published a couple of snacks on the new … Continue reading

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Funneling group discussions

The success of writing groups depends on effective feedback discussions. Structuring these feedback discussions is far more challenging than I first imagined. I was therefore very happy to read David Schultz’s advice in his book Eloquent Science. In the book, David describes the … Continue reading

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Discussing science writing and communication

During the Ocean Sciences Meeting in Honolulu late last month, ClimateSnack and Resclim held a town hall event to discuss scientific writing and communication skills. The event was very well attended, with approximately 200-250 people.

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ClimateSnack at Stockholm University

Last Wednesday marked the birth of ClimateSnack at Stockholm University (SU). Eleven enthusiastic ‘snackers’ gathered for a lively feedback session on the first Swedish Snack (soon on this website!). Gabriele Messori, from the Department of Meteorology, held an introductory seminar … Continue reading

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Paragraphs: A Manual for the Idea Machine

Daniel Soule is a freelance academic and director of Grammatology, a training organisation specialising in supporting researchers to write and publish. He works with researcher writers across the UK, Ireland and Norway. Dan has a PhD himself, from the University of … Continue reading

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Getting to the “So What?” of Your Science

Heather Galindo put down the pipettor to become the Assistant Director of Science at COMPASS in 2010. Since then she has greatly enjoyed learning about a dizzying array of research from numerous amazing scientists. In this post she tells us about the … Continue reading

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Consider the Introduction

Dallas Murphy is a professional writer, who conducts annual science-writing workshops for Ph. D. candidates and post docs at the Max Planck Institute for Meteorology, the Bergen Geophysical Institute, the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, and, beginning this … Continue reading

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The ClimateSnack Mug Challenge

Look at the beautiful mugs the UK ClimateSnack gang got themselves for Christmas. It doesn’t get much more awesome than that! The mugs came hot off the (mug) press carrying the all-new ClimateSnack logo,

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