Cold spells can harm ecosystems, but they can also provide critical respite Re-post from AGU. Original media release available here. AGU press contact:Rebecca Dzombak, firstname.lastname@example.org, +1 (202) 777-7492 (UTC-5 hours) Contact for the researchers:Yuxin Wang, University of Tasmania, email@example.com (UTC+11 hours) WASHINGTON—Marine cold spells are cold versions of heat waves: periods of exceptionally cold water, able to hurt or help the ecosystems they hit. As the atmosphere and oceans warm, marine cold spells are becoming less intense and less frequent overall, according to... View Article
The research vital to understanding what’s to come Photo: Andy Pitman (File photo) The ARC Centre of Excellence for Climate Extremes has released a retrospective of Australian weather and climate extremes of 2021, written by an outstanding group of emerging Australian climate experts. The state of weather and climate extremes 2021 is available for download here. “As the Australian community struggles with the current weather and climate extremes, it’s vital we invest in building a deeper understanding of recent events... View Article
As part of our first-ever combined Centre of Excellence media communication workshop, Anne Meyer from the ARC Centre of Excellence in Convergent Bio-Nano Science and Technology produced this cheat sheet for non-verbal communication.
At a recent workshop the Media and Communications Officer for the ARC Centre of Excellence for Mathematical and Statistical Frontiers, Tim Macuga, produced this excellent video that aims to help researchers prepare for interviews.
Forget everything you were taught about writing essays and scientific papers, here are 10 tips on how to write an opinion piece (or op-ed, as journalists say) that people will actually want to read and talk about.
Forget everything you were taught about writing essays and scientific papers, let's write an opinion piece (or op-ed, as journalists say) that people will actually want to read and talk about. Here are 10 tips to get you started.
Most scientists will have to deal with the media at some point in their career and are terrified at the prospect. But if you follow these simple tips, prepare well and remember that you are the expert that reporters want to hear from, interviews will not only become easier but you will also say exactly what you want and have it reported accurately.