Sciblogs brings together the best science bloggers in the country on one website, creating a hub for scientific analysis and discussion and facilitating reader interaction.
The website is for scientists who want to reach out to a general audience to explain their science and how it relates to society. Some Sciblogs contributors spend most of their time in the lab or buried in research. Others are authors or entrepreneurs. All of them know what they are talking about and have an interest in engaging in discussion on the big science-related issues facing society.
Further details about submitting to Sciblogs are below.
As of October 2020, we have turned off comments on our site. We invite you to engage with bloggers via social media.
Sciblogs is an ad-free zone. Thanks for thinking of us, but we’d like to keep it simple and uncluttered.
Sciblogs editorial team
Sciblogs is edited by Dr Sarah-Jane O’Connor and managed by Dacia Herbulock, Director of the Science Media Centre.
Please contact us with editorial queries or to apply to host a blog on Sciblogs:
Sciblogs c/o Royal Society Te Apārangi
PO Box 598
Background & funding
Sciblogs is an initiative of the Science Media Centre, an independent source of expert comment and information for journalists covering science and technology in New Zealand.
Sciblogs is open to accepting submissions from New Zealand-based researchers or science writers.
Acceptance for publication will be decided by the Editor: please refer to the below guidelines to best prepare your draft. All submissions should consist of original work.
Any supplied images must be available for re-use, e.g. creative commons, public domain or personally-supplied by the author. Please provide appropriate credit information and the right to re-use with any submitted images.