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Webinar: Science communication with maps and memes

In this webinar, we had a friendly presentation and light-hearted conversation with Dr BA Racoma from the University of the Philippines on maps, memes, and meteorology.

BA talked about the power of maps and memes. Maps can give us a sense of space, scale, and movement. Memes are funny and resonate quickly with people but are highly cultural and situational. Combining maps and memes to communicate about meteorology is a challenge! But if done well, the combination can be a meaningful way to start a conversation. BA also shared examples, his experience as a science communicator, and how we can bring science closer to the people.

Here is one fun takeaway from the talk:


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