Tag Archive: Science communication

Zeb’s ABC challenge and the end of a PhD

August 15, 2021 10:55 am Published by Comments Off on Zeb’s ABC challenge and the end of a PhD

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.

New CLEX Engagement Prize

April 13, 2021 1:45 pm Published by Comments Off on New CLEX Engagement Prize

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.

My first experience appearing on the radio

April 12, 2021 12:46 pm Published by Comments Off on My first experience appearing on the radio

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.

Annette learns how to Navigate towers and silos

April 6, 2020 12:04 pm Published by Comments Off on Annette learns how to Navigate towers and silos

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.

Answering climate change questions the public really cares about

April 2, 2020 12:43 pm Published by Comments Off on Answering climate change questions the public really cares about

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.

Engaging with the media

April 28, 2018 9:29 am Published by Comments Off on Engaging with the media

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.