NIEHS-funded Centers leverage social media platforms to promote research and activities, expand networks and partnerships, improve relationships with stakeholders, and foster community engagement.

Below are resources on the benefit of social media for communicating science.

A good resource for new articles and resources is Science Communication Central. Follow hashtag #scicomm

Why Social Media?

Social media includes web-based and mobile technologies used to turn communication into interactive dialogue. (Wikipedia)

A Scientist's Guide To Social Media (AAAS. Feb. 28, 2014)

Paper: An Introduction to Social Media for Scientists

  • Social Media for Scientists. A five-part article series published in Scientific American. 

Project Examples

Digital Storytelling and Art Examples/Resources