Tweetable science posters

9 Jun

teabreak wildlife news

Twitter is a fantastic place to share research, express opinions, and connect with others in the same field of research. This week on Twitter, I came across an image that was a hybrid between a science poster and an infographic. In four bullet points, a few photos and a couple of graphs, this ‘tweetable poster’, which is also known as a ‘graphical abstract’, revealed that scientists who had combined long-term monitoring data on the seasonality of nesting effort with a ground-based survey covering 585 km, had discovered that Gabon hosts the largest rookery of olive ridley turtles (Lepidochelys olivacea) in the Atlantic and that a significant proportion of nesting effort occurs inside Gabon’s extensive network of coastal protected areas.

Tweetable science poster of olive ridley research Presenting paper abstracts graphically in a tweetable science poster allows scientists to share their research in an interesting way to a wider audience. Metcalfe, K. et al, 2015. Going…

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