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#1679: Social Media and Science Communication | The Best of Our Knowledge

"Groovy Geologist" Cate Larsen at John Boyd Thacher State Park
Lucas Willard
"Groovy Geologist" Cate Larsen at John Boyd Thacher State Park

On this episode, host Lucas Willard will speak with Cate Larsen, a geologist and science communicator based in upstate New York, about how social media can play a critical role in education.  

And The Best of Our Knowledge's Ian Pickus will speak with scientist Lija Treibergs, who is embarking on a three-month trip to Antarctica.

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Lucas Willard is a reporter and host at WAMC Northeast Public Radio, which he joined in 2011.
A lifelong resident of the Capital Region, Ian joined WAMC in late 2008 and became news director in 2013. He began working on Morning Edition and has produced The Capitol Connection, Congressional Corner, and several other WAMC programs. Ian can also be heard as the host of the WAMC News Podcast and on The Roundtable and various newscasts. Ian holds a BA in English and journalism and an MA in English, both from the University at Albany, where he has taught journalism since 2013.
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