Social media, blogs and podcasts from Marine Council programs
A growing number of OSU marine science programs are using blogs and social media to expand their audiences. Interested in learning how these new media can augment your work as a scientist, scholar or outreach professional? Check out Electronic Papyrus, from Extension & Experiment Station Communications, or Outreach 2.0, from Oregon Sea Grant. If you'd like to subscribe to a blog or podcast but don't know how, this article from OSU Extension & Experiment Station Communications will help.
- College of Agricultural Sciences - The Source - News and information about the college's people and programs; New Fields is a blog highlighting activities of the college's student body. The college also has an active Facebook page.
- College of Science - Breakthroughs in Science - reporting on significant scientific breakthroughs at OSU
- College of Engineering - Ingenium, a blog intended to "encourage discussion about relevant engineering topics, and to inform and connect interested individuals and eclectic engineers everywhere."
- College of Forestry - Fernhopper is a blog delivering news for and about CoF students. The College is also on Facebook.
- College of Veterinary Medicine - The Vet Gazette blog reports on news of the college; in addition, aquatic animal veterinarian Tim-Miller Morgan's Words from a Wet Vet addresses the animal health and husbandry needs of aquarium professionals and hobbyists.
Institutes and Centers
- Aquafish Collaborative Research Program is on Facebook.
- The Communication Partnership for Science and the Sea (COMPASS) is active on Twitter and Facebook.
- Hatfield Marine Science Center - Sea Grant's Free-Choice Learning Lab blogs about the process of turning the HMSC Visitor Center into a high-tech laboratory to study how people learn outside the classroom. The HMSC Visitor Center is on Facebook, as is its most popular live-animal exhibit, the Giant Pacific Octopus (which has its own Webcam, too.)
- The Institute for Natural Resources offers a subscription-based e-newsletter.
- The Institute for Water and Watersheds sends out a weekly email newsletter, H2OSU, with information about water activities, funding opportunities and other news items.
- The International Institute of Fisheries Economics and Trade is on Facebook.
- The Marine Mammal Institute is on Facebook.
- The O.H. Hinsdale Wave Research Center has a number of live Webcams that allow Web visitors to watch research in action.
- Oregon Sea Grant - Oregon Sea Grant is present on Facebook, Twitter and Google+, and sponsors multiple blogs, including Breaking Waves, news and timely information about Sea Grant activites and related ocean science news, and Sea Grant Scholars, where the program's graduate and undergraduate fellows chronical their experiences.