Category Archives: News

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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ClimateSnack Norwich blossoms

After the set up of a small pilot group and a very productive advertising campaign, the University of East Anglia in Norwich (United Kingdom) officially has a ClimateSnack writing group! Admittedly, it all started on a bit of a misunderstanding: … Continue reading

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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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Happy New Year from ClimateSnack

As 2013 draws to a close, so does ClimateSnack’s first year in existence. In the past few months ClimateSnack grew from a single happy writing group at Bergen University to 6 other institutes in Norway, UK, and USA. Of the roughly … 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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ClimateSnack arrives at the University of Birmingham

Last Friday saw the beginnings of a ClimateSnack group at the University of Birmingham, UK. Presenting at an event run by the graduate school on “communicating research to a general audience”, ClimateSnack enthusiast Rosalind Davies introduced a room of UoB … Continue reading

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UCL joins ClimateSnack

Last Friday saw the launch of a new ClimateSnack group at UCL (University College London). Will Ball introduced ClimateSnack and sparked a flurry of questions from the UCL group of PhD students and post-docs. They raised points on the international … Continue reading

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