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From science to stanzas – The role of poetry in research communication

Illingworth, Sam

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Poetry can be perceived as the antithesis of science, indicative of a non-rational mode of thought, and famously banished from Plato’s ideal republic. However, as a form of communication poetry presents a unique way of engaging audiences and empowering them to think about complex issues. In this post, Sam Illingworth, reflects on his journey from atmospheric physics to communicating scientific research through poetry and how this different register is a valuable form of research communication.

Digital Artefact Type Website Content
Online Publication Date Apr 13, 2022
Publication Date Apr 13, 2022
Deposit Date Dec 12, 2022
Public URL http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/2982229