A selection of articles about communication written by Silvinformation and published in News & Views, the newsletter of SNS – Nordic Forest Research. All articles have also been published in Scandinavian Journal of Forest Research. The newsletters, published 8 times per year, mixes articles about research cooperation, education and forest research news, all with a Nordic dimension in mind.
All issues of News & Views can be downloaded from Nordic Forest Research website.
“Publication pays off”. About the new funding system for research in Norway. N&V No. 1, 2009.
“The internet is foremost in the new SLU communication policy”. Interview with Tina Zethraeus, head of information at SLU. N&V No. 3, 2010.
“Open Access – a challenge for the scientific community”. Interviews with researcher, funding agency and publisher. N&V No. 1, 2011.
“SNS has opened its new portal”. About the new website of SNS. N&V No. 4, 2011.
“Nordic research frequently cited”. About research and publication impact. N&V No. 5, 2011.
“New website disseminates Nordic and Baltic forest research”. About NBforest.info. N&V No. 1, 2012.
“Wood Material Science and Engineering, an important player in wood science publication”. Presentation of one of the journals under SNS. N&V No. 5, 2012.
“Communication pays off”. Interview with Erkki Kauhanen, Metla. N&V No. 2, 2013.
“Use me to communicate your research”. Interview with Bengt Ek, chief editor of Skogen. N&V No. 4, 2013.
“SLU pioneer contributions to Wikipedia”. Interview with Olle Terenius about the Wikipedia project. N&V 5, 2013.
“Waldwissen.net – translates research into practice”. About Waldwissen. N&V No. 2, 2014.
“New technology challenges university learning”. Short interview with Thomas Fürth, Kairos Future. N&V No. 4, 2014.
“Scientific writing is telling and selling a story”. Interview with John Blackwell, SEES-Editing. N&V No. 1, 2015.
“Tapio translates research into best practice”. Interview with Ritva Toivonen, head of Tapio. N&V No. 4, 2015.
“Put pressure on the researchers to communicate”. Interview with Professor Lena Gustafsson about the need to popularize research. N&V No. 2, 2016.
“Research communicators: press-releases are key”. From a survey in Journalism Trends. N&V No. 5, 2016.
“Citizen science and public engagement”. About the growing phenomenon citizen science. N&V No. 8, 2016.
“Time to get a joint grip on Nordic science communication“. From a Nordic workshop on forest communication. N&V No. 1, 2017.
“Formas: ‘Communication must be integrated'”. Interview with Elisabet Göransson about the communication strategy of a research council. N&V No. 5, 2017.
Say it in English, please! An appeal to national forest research organisations to summarize research findings for an international audience. NBForest Blog, 18 Oct. 2013.