We are nearing the end of the year and and the submission deadline for The Open Laboratory: The Best Writing on Science Blogs 2007, edited by Bora and myself. Go here to submit quality science blog posts before the deadline ends, Dec 20th. Bora has a list of the current submissions, so if you seen any good posts not represented go ahead and submit them.
Now comes the hard part. I need 20-25 science bloggers and science blog readers to volunteer to judge the quality of the submissions. You won’t have to read hundreds of entries, just the ones in the categories that you are assigned. I’m planning on using the following categories (subject to change):
Life Science: Biology, Evolution, Health, Medicine, Neuroscience
Physical Science: Physics, Chemistry, Math, Astronomy
Environment: Climate change, Pollution, Sustainability, Green living, Alternative energy, Geoscience
Humanities & Social Science: Anthropology, Sociology, Archaeology, Psychology, History and Philosophy of Science, Ethics, Arts & Culture
Education & Careers: Science education, Teaching, Curricula, Lab Life, Grad School, Funding, Evolution in schools
Politics: Politics, Elections, Government, Public policy, Culture wars, Creationism, Antiscience
Medicine & Health: Public health, Epidemiology, Pharmaceuticals, Health care, Medical training
Technology: Computers, Software, Hardware, Engineering, Consumer Electronics, Fuel and energy technology
So if you are willing to judge a couple of these categories, please send me an email at firstname.lastname@example.org with a short message about why you think you could be a good judge.