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Online networks offer science communicators the chance to exchange information, make contacts, discuss topics of professional interest, engage in debate, and share best practice. The variety of online networks span national boundaries and cover a broad range of topics, including general discussion of science communication issues as well as more specialist themes.

BIG-Chat
An e-mail discussion list set up by the British Interactive Group (BIG) as a networking forum for people involved in interactive education projects in the UK. The list serves as a platform for participants to share news and good practice, discuss topics of interest, advertise upcoming events, and post job adverts.

National Association of Science Writers (NASW)
Runs eight public e-mail lists on topics of interest to science writers. The issues covered by the eight lists include discussions about science writing as well as more specific platforms on freelancing, freedom of information, and science publishing.

Public Communication of Science and Technology) electronic discussion forum (PCST)
A mailing list dedicated to science and technology communication. The list was established by the International Network on Public Communication of Science and Technology (PCST) and deliberately sets out to provoke discussion across international, cultural, and professional boundaries.

Science Demonstrators online discussion group
A Yahoo discussion group established by a group of science demonstrators after the 3rd Science Centre World Congress. The forum is open to anyone involved in science demonstration, wherever they may work, as a platform to exchange ideas and seek advice.  

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