Press release peer assessment

In this forum, you will post a press release following the guidelines in the chapter 'Communication with the media'.

Your press release will have a maximum of 300 words and will consist out of three or four short paragraphs and a couple of of quotes.

After the submission of your press release, you will grade the other press releases anonymouslyby clicking on 'discuss this topic'. You will rate 10 other press release following the guidelines from the chapter 'Communication with the media':

You can upload directly into the forum or you can create the press release in any other program and then upload a picture of your press release (has to be readable on-screen!). Inspiration can be found here.

Good luck!

Crispr Baby: Open Pandora’s Box?

by Yuanshuo Li -

He Jiankui, a Chinese researcher, claims to have made the world's first gene-edited babies at November 28, 2018.

Lulu and Nana, are modified the CCR5 gene by CRISPR-Cas9, to attempt to confer genetic resistance to HIV virus.

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SHIPBOARD DESIGN AND FABRICATION OF CUSTOM 3D-PRINTED SOFT ROBOTIC MANIPULATORS FOR THE INVESTIGATION OF DELICATE DEEP-SEA ORGANISMS

by João Fernandes -

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Marine food webs will collapse as climate change proceeds

by Lukas Marx -

Ullah, H., Nagelkerken, I., Goldenberg, S.U., Fordham, D.A. (2018). Climate change could drive marine food web collapse through
altered trophic flows and cyanobacterial proliferation. PLoS biology, 18(1), e2003446

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Vessel traffic as big cause of killer whale population decline

by Sara De Clerck -

Lusseau, D., Bain, D. E., Williams, R., & Smith, J. C. (2009). Vessel traffic disrupts the foraging behavior of southern resident killer whales Orcinus orca. Endangered Species Research6(3), 211-221.

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OCEAN WARMING CAUSES ELEPHANT SEALS TO DIVE DEEPER

by Charlotte Van Driessche -

Press release assignment

 

 

McIntyre, T., Ansorge, I. J., Bornemann, H., Plötz, J., Tosh, C. A., & Bester, M. N. (2011). Elephant seal dive behaviour is influenced by ocean temperature: implications for climate change impacts on an ocean predator. Marine Ecology Progress Series441, 257-272.

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Press release peer assessment

by Shanna Vanblaere -

In this forum, you will post a press release following the guidelines in the chapter 'Communication with the media'.

Your press release will have a maximum of 300 words and will consist out of three or four short paragraphs and a couple of of quotes.

After the submission of your press release, you will grade the other press releases anonymously. You will rate the other press release following the guidelines from the chapter 'Communication with the media':

You can upload directly into the forum or you can create the press release in any other program and then upload a picture of your press release (has to be readable on-screen!). Inspiration can be found here.

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