Blog categories

You may select up to 3 categories for your blog. We recognize that science bloggers often write on many different topics and that there may be overlap between fields of science. Choose the categories that best cover the majority of your posts. If you do not see any categories here that fit your blog, you may contact us to suggest a category.

Topics listed under each category are examples and are not meant to be exhaustive.

Biology and Life Sciences

Biology, Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, Behavioural Biology, Biotechnology, Marine Biology, Microbiology, Evolution, Genetics, Biochemistry, Physiology, Phylogenetics, Botany, Zoology, Evolution, Ethology, Genetics, Agriculture, Physical Anthropology

Health, Medicine, and Veterinary Science

Medicine, Clinical Research, Psychiatry, Health, Food Science, Exercise Science, Epidemiology, Public Health, Biotechnology, Neuroscience, Pharmacy, Genetics, Veterinary Medicine, Animal Health, Pets, Zoonotic Disease, Animal Husbandry, Animal Behaviour, Animal Research, Animal Rights, Psychology

Environmental and Earth Science

Arctic Science, Geography, Geology, Oceanography, Hydrology, Glaciology, Seismology, Meteorology, Climate Science, Limnology, Remote Sensing, Natural Resources, Mining, Green Tech, Renewable Energy, Sustainable Development, Archeology, Paleontology


Chemistry, Biochemistry, Materials Science, Geochemistry, Organic Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Atmospheric Chemistry

Physics and Astronomy

Physics, Particle Physics, High-Energy Physics, Materials Science, Condensed Matter Physics, Optics, Cosmology, Astronomy, Astrophysics, Celestial Mechanics, Computational Physics, Fluid Dynamics, Plasma Physics, Stellar Science

Technology and Engineering

Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Medical Engineering, Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, Biotechnology, Green Tech, Information Science, Nanotech

Mathematics and Statistics

Applied Mathematics, Geometry and Topology, Analysis, Mathematical Modeling, Statistical Modeling, Game Theory, Operations, Biostatistics, Epidemiology, GIS, Image Processing

Communication, Education and Outreach

Science Communication, Journalism, Academia, Blogs for Students, Science Education, Citizen Science, Museum & Science Centre Blogs

Policy and Politics

Science Policy, Intellectual Property, Funding, Government, Politicization of Science

General Science

Blogs of broad scope, Group blogs covering multiple topics, Journalistic (News) Blogs, Blogs covering more than 3 categories

Science in Society

History of Science, Science in Society, Science Art & Illustration, Science in Fiction, Science Issues & Philosophy, Skepticism, Science Book & Film Reviews, Pseudoscience Criticism, “Myth Busting,” Humour Science Careers, Career Development, Journalism, Academia, Publishing, Ethics, Funding, Archeology, Social Anthropology


Video blogs, video series, podcasts, science art, photo essays