談論到免疫系統時,我們總是習慣區分出「敵」與「我」的概 念,但免疫系統又是如何決定誰是自我?

Take home message: 談論到免疫系統時,我們總是習慣區分出「敵」與「我」的概 念,但免疫系統又是如何決定誰是自我?誰是外敵?「自身和 非自身理論」是免疫學中古典與主流的理論,認為是否排斥的 原則取決於自我分子與非自我分子的差異;後續的危險訊號 …

1. The original plan — an inaugural workshop

We, the founding members of the Philosophy of Science Communication Network, received a small grant from the APA to host an inaugural workshop that will connect philosophers and science communicators across continents. The plan was to organize a “hybrid” workshop that combined in-person engagement with online, cross-cultural, and cross-disciplinary interactions…

Tweaking the corporate “marketing calendar” to build community on Twitter

As a communications consultant for small interdisciplinary research groups and institutions, I’ve been working hard to improve and coordinate their communications with their larger, multi-disciplinary communities.

Today, I’d like to share a helpful tool: shared, collaborative academic event calendars that…

Announcing a paper with a Twitter image is eye-catching and saves time. It is also an excellent way to start a Paper Thread.

I’ve been experimenting with new ways to disseminate publications from the Extended Evolutionary Synthesis (@EES_Update) project on Twitter (background: I’m their communications officer and am also a…

We asked Dr. Sam Illingworth, Senior Lecturer in Science Communication at Manchester Metropolitan University, for 7 starting points

Background: The PhilofSciComm Network & career building

Career transitions require support. When I decided to shift into an academic-adjacent space and add a private business to my academic work (I’m now freelancing…

Hey-yo I’m at a science festival in a literary festival (Festletteratura #FestLet) invited as a philosopher of biology! What’s going on?! I didn’t know that this was a thing!


Why is there a science festival in a literary festival?
How did philosophers of science get invited?
What aspects of science are…

Lynn Chiu

I communicate science from a philosophical perspective. Researcher of living things that stay with the trouble. Communicator of risky interdisciplinary science.

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