Scientists as communicators - progress report

Thursday, 10 May 2018 - 6:00pm to 6:30pm

First up, Zoe Doubleday from the School of Biological Sciences at the University of Adelaide explains some of the constaints confronting scientists when they want to write accessibly in order to communicate about their research work, and she offers a few solutions.

Then, Melbourne University's earthquake research specialist, Mark Quigley describes the ways that scientists can improve communicating their research, particularly when trying to inform and influence key decision-makers.


Thursday 6:00pm to 6:30pm
This show casts a critical eye on the myriad ways in which we communicate with each other in our increasingly interconnected, multi-media platform world. Each week we mix down the who, the what, the where, and the how of particular communication events, messages, trends and technologies, and then consider: what impacts and what consequences?


John Langer & Stefan Schutt