Publisher bans & DORA

Roundtable recorded 15 May 2023. Part of the tenth anniversary events for the Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA). More at:

Creating Impactful Posters and Presentations

Workshop for U. New Hampshire Research Communications Academy. February 2023. (No preview, sorry.)

PolicyViz podcast

Episode #206. 30 November 2021.

U. New Hampshire Research Communications Academy

Crustacean pain

Science crowdfunding panel

17 December 2014.

Crowdfunding for science

Summary of PLOS ONE paper. December 2014.

Breaking Bio

Episode 48. 5 November 2013.

Writing workshop

Presentation given at The University of Texas–Pan American C-STEM center. 9 May 2013.

Dr. Kiki's Science Hour

Invasion of the Marmorkrebs. 27 August 2011.


Forscher untersuchen das „Tschechische Aquaristikphanomen" (“Researchers investigate ‘Czech aquarium phenomenon’”). (Aquaristik magazine article from 2022; link to blog post with English translation)

Get your message across: A guide to artwork and illustrations for better impact and clarity (August 9, 2020 summary of workshop from Plant Biology 2020 meeting)

The software that powers scientific illustration (Nature article from 2020)

What can be done to resolve academic authorship disputes? (Times Higher Education article from January 30, 2020)

This mutant crayfish clones itself, and it’s taking over Europe (New York Times article from February 5, 2018)

A pet crayfish can clone itself, and it’s spreading around the world (The Atlantic article from February 5, 2018)

Worst ever research papers revealed (Times Higher Education article from 2017)

All these paper were deliberately bad (Improbable Research blog)

Trump's Berkeley threat spotlights future battles (Times Higher Education article from January 2017)

Will ‘anti-science’ Trump harm US research? (Times Higher Education article from November 11, 2016)

Are preprints becoming the new norm in biology? Not so fast (Chronicle of Higher Education article from March 25, 2016)

Research biologist coins term 'kilo-author' for scientific journal articles (NPR's All Things Considered segment from 2015)

How many authors does it take to write a scientific paper? Apparently thousands (The Wall Street Journal article from August 14, 2015)

Fruit fly paper has over 1,000 authors (Nature article from May 2015)

Is mass authorship destroying the credibility of papers? (Times Higher Education article from 2015)

Presentations: Billboard Science (Nature article from February 29, 2012)

Science publishing: The trouble with retractions (Nature article from October 5, 2011)

Poster perfect (The Scientist article from August 31, 2011)


Hello PhD, Episode 195: Five Myths of Scientific Poster Design w/ Dr. Zen Faulkes (podcast episode from July 2023)

BEaTS Research Radio's Podcast Season 1, Episode 136: Come to their aid! - The crayfish pet trade - Special Episode (podcast episode from December 2022)

ABT Time, Episode #39: (Former) King of the DHY, Zen Faulkes, talks about his new book, Better Posters (podcast episode from June 2022)

Scholarly Communication, Better Posters (podcast episode from May 2022)

Lecture Breakers, Episode #121: How to use academic posters for teaching, learning, and engaging students with Dr. Zen Faulkes (podcast episode from May 2022)

Western Outdoor News, Episode 56: Sand crab 101 & spring hunt and fish update (podcast episode from March 2022)

Taproot, Season 2, Episode 4: The GRExit and how we choose who goes to grad school (podcast episode from 2019)

Science... Sort of, Episode 178: Wetter is Better (podcast episode from 2013)

Neuroscientists Talk Shop (podcast episode from 2012)

Critical Wit, #58 (podcast episode from 2012)

Critical Wit, #15 (podcast episode from 2011)

The World Science (podcast from 2010)

KBIA (podcast from 2010 covering International Association for Astacology meeting)

Audio papers

Resolving authorship disputes by mediation and arbitration (Audio version of paper from 2019)