Like us on Facebook because we post Octopus pics

Allie and Nick are your hosts for this episode of OCTOPOD. Allie discusses recent research about science communication on social media and Nick informs us on 5G broadband and the horrors of ResearchGate. 


Likes, comments, and shares of marine organism imagery on Facebook

Craig R. McClain


ResearchGate gets patent that could destroy scholarly citation metrics

OpenCitations (


  • Exciting things with MarXiv coming up

  • The May Skimmer will be out soon

  • See you in Brest, France

Taking interviewees on the show so email to get in touch. allie [at]