10 of the best #MySci tweets

Researchers take to Twitter to explain their 'wibbly-wobbly, timey-wimey' research

January 9, 2017
Hand holding blue paper bird in style of Twitter logo

It may feel a challenge to limit a research proposal to a few sides of A4, but researchers on Twitter have been using the hashtag #mysci to describe their work using just 140 characters.

The idea came from @realscientists, and soon #mysci began trending in London, with thousands of scientists sharing their research; from zoology to computational mathematics and everything in between.

Here are 10 of the best research summaries so far...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

You can follow the #MySci hashtag on Twitter

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