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Science Communication in Virtual Worlds

May 22, 2020

by Sasha Kaurov

Many museums and planetariums are struggling under current social distancing policies and will likely continue to be affected for months, if not years. Thus, it might be the time for experiments with engaging audiences by other means. In this post I will discuss how the initiative I started with OmniScope, an organization to explore novel media for science communication, is testing virtual worlds as a tool for bringing the immersive and interactive experiences online to reach audiences around the...

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ComSciCon 2020 is Going Virtual!

May 4, 2020

by Stephanie Hamilton, on behalf of the ComSciCon 2020 Program Organizing Committee

Unprecedented times call for unprecedented solutions...and ComSciCon 2020 will join the wave of virtual conferences now happening as a result of COVID-19. To protect the safety of attendees, invited speakers, and organizers alike, our Flagship conference will be moving online.

We don’t make this decision lightly because we recognize the value and importance of face-to-face interactions, especially in a field...

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