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Welcome to the patreon page of science for progress!

Let me introduce you to Science for Progress, explain why we need your financial support, and tell you what you can expect to get in return for your generous patronage.

Science for Progress is a Science Advocacy Project

I founded Science for Progress after I had been co-organizer of the Portuguese March for Science, here in Lisbon, in 2017. I wanted to continue with science advocacy with the same goals as the March for Science: better policies based on scientific evidence and expertise. I started the website and a social media presence, and send email around asking for volunteers.

The current main objective of Science for Progress is to communicate about where science meets the public: science communication, evidence-based policy, citizen science, open science, and other related topics. I created the podcast "Science for Societal Progress", the rotating curation Twitter account @sfprocur, and finally I started a new activity the Science Progressive Community. (www.ScienceforProgress.eu).

Why do we need your support?

I am the sole provider for Science for Progress, besides my patrons. I am also between careers and in the beginning of building a freelance business. In other words, I am currently living of my savings.

So, it becomes harder to continue to invest time and money at the current levels let alone trying to increase the reach and quality of the project, which I would really love to continue.

Any bit of money will be used to grow and improve Science for Progress!

First of all, you can pledge any amount you want, the tiers simply provide a way for us to acknowledge different contributions.

The first milestone is to cover my ongoing expensive. Those include hosting of the website and the podcast, and editing software. Once that goal is reached I can invest in better equipment. For example a better microphone, my current one is 20 years old. The Next Step would be to buy time, either from hiring a freelancer to do some minor recurrent writing tasks, or take fewer freelance gigs myself, whichever is more efficient. And finally, if the pledges go beyond what we currently can expect, we would be able to hire professional science writers for regular professionally researched articles.

What would be the perks that you can expect?

  • Online Monthly Member Meeting
The meetings happen on our Discord server. There you can get in direct contact with us, ask questions, give suggestions, learn about our upcoming plans, etc. And when we have a good number of regulars together, we'd invite expert guests for us to talk to!
  • Extended Edition of the Podcast
I post the complete conversations with my interview guests, here on Patreon. They are longer and don't include those pesky announcements. Patreon also provides an RSS feed, so you won't need to come to the patreon page to listen.
  • Personal Thank You!
For yet higher pledges we’d be ever so grateful! You will be mentioned on our website, or even thanked by name on the podcast!

I hope we will be able to welcome you to our Patreon community!

regards,
Dennis Eckmeier

Tiers
basic member
$1.26 or more per month

Every contribution counts! We welcome you to our member meetings on Discord (every 4 weeks)!

Includes Discord rewards
tier 1 member
$2.53 or more per month

In addition to the lower tier perks, we will send out kudos on social media (if you like)!

Includes Discord rewards
tier 2 member
$5.99 or more per month
In addition to the lower tier perks, we will give you access to the director's cut of our podcast episodes, that include parts that don't make it into the final cut.
Includes Discord rewards
tier 3 member
$10.13 or more per month
In addition to the lower tier perks, we will put your name on our website's financial support page.
Includes Discord rewards
tier 4 member
$20.26 or more per month
In addition to the lower tier perks, we will mention you in the next podcast Q&A episode. In the unexpected event that there will be more than 5 new tier 4 members between episodes, mentions will be split across several episodes.
Includes Discord rewards
Goals
36% complete
€80 or US$92 per month is a major milestone that gives great planning security! It will cover the monthly investment in services, and software! Reaching this goal will be celebrated by buying new microphones! :D
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Welcome to the patreon page of science for progress!

Let me introduce you to Science for Progress, explain why we need your financial support, and tell you what you can expect to get in return for your generous patronage.

Science for Progress is a Science Advocacy Project

I founded Science for Progress after I had been co-organizer of the Portuguese March for Science, here in Lisbon, in 2017. I wanted to continue with science advocacy with the same goals as the March for Science: better policies based on scientific evidence and expertise. I started the website and a social media presence, and send email around asking for volunteers.

The current main objective of Science for Progress is to communicate about where science meets the public: science communication, evidence-based policy, citizen science, open science, and other related topics. I created the podcast "Science for Societal Progress", the rotating curation Twitter account @sfprocur, and finally I started a new activity the Science Progressive Community. (www.ScienceforProgress.eu).

Why do we need your support?

I am the sole provider for Science for Progress, besides my patrons. I am also between careers and in the beginning of building a freelance business. In other words, I am currently living of my savings.

So, it becomes harder to continue to invest time and money at the current levels let alone trying to increase the reach and quality of the project, which I would really love to continue.

Any bit of money will be used to grow and improve Science for Progress!

First of all, you can pledge any amount you want, the tiers simply provide a way for us to acknowledge different contributions.

The first milestone is to cover my ongoing expensive. Those include hosting of the website and the podcast, and editing software. Once that goal is reached I can invest in better equipment. For example a better microphone, my current one is 20 years old. The Next Step would be to buy time, either from hiring a freelancer to do some minor recurrent writing tasks, or take fewer freelance gigs myself, whichever is more efficient. And finally, if the pledges go beyond what we currently can expect, we would be able to hire professional science writers for regular professionally researched articles.

What would be the perks that you can expect?

  • Online Monthly Member Meeting
The meetings happen on our Discord server. There you can get in direct contact with us, ask questions, give suggestions, learn about our upcoming plans, etc. And when we have a good number of regulars together, we'd invite expert guests for us to talk to!
  • Extended Edition of the Podcast
I post the complete conversations with my interview guests, here on Patreon. They are longer and don't include those pesky announcements. Patreon also provides an RSS feed, so you won't need to come to the patreon page to listen.
  • Personal Thank You!
For yet higher pledges we’d be ever so grateful! You will be mentioned on our website, or even thanked by name on the podcast!

I hope we will be able to welcome you to our Patreon community!

regards,
Dennis Eckmeier

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Tiers
basic member
$1.26 or more per month

Every contribution counts! We welcome you to our member meetings on Discord (every 4 weeks)!

Includes Discord rewards
tier 1 member
$2.53 or more per month

In addition to the lower tier perks, we will send out kudos on social media (if you like)!

Includes Discord rewards
tier 2 member
$5.99 or more per month
In addition to the lower tier perks, we will give you access to the director's cut of our podcast episodes, that include parts that don't make it into the final cut.
Includes Discord rewards
tier 3 member
$10.13 or more per month
In addition to the lower tier perks, we will put your name on our website's financial support page.
Includes Discord rewards
tier 4 member
$20.26 or more per month
In addition to the lower tier perks, we will mention you in the next podcast Q&A episode. In the unexpected event that there will be more than 5 new tier 4 members between episodes, mentions will be split across several episodes.
Includes Discord rewards