Zebedee Nicholls has now completed his PhD and has some very useful advice for those still going through the process. He also took part in a long-form multimedia article with the ABC, which was quite a different experience.
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CLEX has introduced a new engagement prize for students and early career researchers on fixed contracts with the winner announced at the next annual workshop. The prize is for all forms of engagement but engagement outside the university sector and beyond our usual stakeholders will be considered particularly highly.
Xinyang Fan was selected as part of the fifth 20 PhDs in 20 minutes group to present her research on the Einstein A Go-Go radio show on the Triple R 102.7 FM. This is how she found the experience.
After being selected as the inaugural winner of the CLEX Career Development Award for Women and Underrepresented Groups, Annette Hirsch has been learning all about the process of influencing policy.
Often climate change communication takes a top-down approach, with experts telling the general public what they think people need to know. Clara Rodriguez Vives was part of the Curious Climate experiment, which takes an approach that completely turns that top-down model on its head.
Description Communication and dialogue between science and society are important for both sides. Science informs individual and collective decisions, while social context and social needs guide the direction of scientific enquiry. But the science communication ecosystem is changing: Science is growing, and fields like genome editing, artificial intelligence or climate science are turning into “post-normal science”, fields with rapid development that initiate public debates and raise ethical issues. At the same time, the communicators of science are changing, with science... View Article
Phil Dooley (PhilUpOnScience.com.au). Why we should stop explaining science Video connection details: Name: Bureau of Meteorology – R&D Seminars. Video Address – Bureau Internal: 558912. External Participants: email@example.com. PIN: 3099#. Audio Connection: +61 3 9900 8912.
Over four years, the Norwegian Polar Institute’s (NPI) Ocean and Sea Ice team used the social media handle @oceanseaicenpi across Instagram, Twitter and Facebook to communicate its research to peers and the public.
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.