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

Illingworth, Sam (2022) From science to stanzas – the role of poetry in research communication. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (13 Apr 2022). Blog Entry.

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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.

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Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
Date Deposited: 06 Oct 2022 14:27
Last Modified: 16 May 2024 10:44

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