About being alone

For over a year now, I have been managing the public relations of the three ocean research projects CUSCO, EVAR and REEBUS. A lot has happened since then – Corona, lockdown, (temporary) home office. But now something new has happened that I didn’t expect.I am alone. Alone in the office, alone in the hallway, alone […]

Vom Alleinsein

Seit über einem Jahr betreue ich die Öffentlichkeitsarbeit der drei Projekte der Ozeanforschung CUSCO, EVAR und REEBUS. Seitdem ist viel passiert – Corona, Lockdown, (vorübergehende) Homeoffice-Pflicht. Doch nun ist etwas Neues geschehen, mit dem ich nicht gerechnet habe.Ich bin allein. Allein im Büro, allein im Flur, allein in der Abteilung. Hintergrund ist, dass meine Kolleg*innen […]

English: Never ever grow up!

“Even though you want to try to, never grow up” J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan Peter Pan is the boy who never grows up. He lives on the island of Neverland with his “lost boys”. Every day he has adventures, surrounded by Indians, pirates, mermaids and fairies. He is dreamy, playful, curious. Sometimes he doesn’t like […]

English: Friend or Foe? – Scientists and Outreach

“I walk the line”. This famous song title by Johnny Cash describes best what science communication means for many scientists – a constant balancing act. Balancing between communicating in a personal way, but not revealing too many personal things. Between communicating understandably, maybe even for a broader public, but still remaining precise. I talked with […]