#VegaFellows 2013

A week-long communications training aimed at scientists who want to make their science matter, at the beautiful Kristineberg Marine Station in Sweden. This was the second cohort of Vega Fellows in Leadership and Communication - a Leopold-like program led by Daniel Conley & Nancy Baron.

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  1. Vega Fellows and Journalist Trainers - Group Shot
    Vega Fellows and Journalist Trainers - Group Shot
  2. From L to R:  Daniel Conley (founder of the VEGA fellows; @DanielJConley), Nancy Baron (head trainer-COMPASS; @Nancy_Baron), John Rennie  (Writer, editor and TV personality; @tvjrennie), Lisa Johnson (CBC; @lisasj), Meghan Miner (COMPASS; @megminer), Alok Jha (Guardian; @alokjha), missing Karin Bojs (@KarinBojs) and Johanna Stadmark (@JohannaStadmark):
  3. The Vega Fellows 2013 training began with a bang! Daniel Conley, Founder of the Vega Fellows, kicked things off with a stage-setting welcome talk encouraging the second cohort of Fellows to create lasting change:
  4. All the participants were eagerly engaged from the start, as shown by this Day One photo:
  5. Peter Redstone and Martin Bloxham of The Barefoot Thinking Company, and Daniel Conley, Founder of the Vega Fellows and a Professor of Geology at Lund University:
  6. Catherine Legrand expressing herself
    Catherine Legrand expressing herself
  7. Bo Söderström(@SderstrmBo) and Emma Kritzberg engaged in some thoughtful mind mapping:
  8. Bo Söderström and Emma Kritzberg
    Bo Söderström and Emma Kritzberg
  9. Ship plumes mind mapping exercise:
  10. Everyone was very excited for the arrival of the journalist trainers:
  11. Lisa Johnson interviews Adam Kristensson
    Lisa Johnson interviews Adam Kristensson
  12. Karin Bojs interviews Anna Broström
    Karin Bojs interviews Anna Broström
  13. Alok Jha interviews Maren Wellenreuther
    Alok Jha interviews Maren Wellenreuther
  14. On Wednesday, a breather - the Fellows had an excursion to The Gullmar Fjord to examine a major international ocean acidification experiment involving mesocosms, or "ecosystems in a bag."  
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