What you can’t explain in 3 minutes

Over the past two years, scientists have proved that you can do a lot in 3 minutes. Dozens of ocean scientists submitting to Ocean 180 have successfully explained the results, meaning, and significance of a recent publication in their entries, fitting it all into a beautiful and concise 180-second long video abstract. The time limit is, without a doubt, a…

Dolphins, Drones, and Giant Clams…Oh My!

After nearly 2 months of careful deliberation, thoughtful evaluation, and thorough score-keeping, the top 4 entries in the 2015 Ocean 180 Video Challenge have been announced! Throughout January and February, over 37,000 middle school students in 336 schools and across 21 countries were asked to view and critique each of the top 10 entries to this year’s Challenge. After reviewing all…

What can SciComm do for you?

Wrapping up my first year of graduate school, I was finally getting to the part of my research I was most looking forward to. At last, I was going to get to step away from the computer and get out into the field. I was researching marine debris in south Florida, and we were seeing…

Welcome to the Ocean 180 Video Challenge Blog!

As we enter our second year of the Ocean 180 Video Challenge, we’ll be sharing updates and stories from our team, scientists, and students. Check back soon for new posts! Ocean 180 Video Challenge aims to engage non-scientists and students in timely and relevant ocean science research while inspiring scientists to effectively share their discoveries…