science communication


UNSW scientist Dr Belinda Liddell is one of five early career researchers who will undertake a two-week media residency at the ABC after being named a winner of the 2018 Top 5 science communication program.

Emma Johnston

UNSW Professor and Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research) Emma Johnston has won the Emerging Leader Award in The Australian Financial Review 2016 Higher Education Awards.


I like deadlines and deliverables. They punctuate my projects and force me to package my work into consumable chunks that are necessary for sharing and showing my work, writes Kate Patterson.


Researcher, doctor, campaigner and author of best-selling books Bad Science and Bad Pharma Dr Ben Goldacre is the recipient of the 2016 UNSW Scientia Medal for Science Communication.

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UNSW has dominated the field of finalists in the 2016 NSW Fresh Science awards, designed to help early career researchers share their stories of discovery.

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 Stripping away fancy computer generated graphs and oh-so-neat sans-serif fonts and replacing them with homemade visuals can open up whole a new way of engaging with science, writes Kate Patterson.

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UNSW has six finalists in the NSW Fresh Science competition that provides training to early career researchers on how best to communicate their science.


If we want a well-informed and science-literate public, then it is important that science is communicated effectively by those who excel at it, writes Michael Kasumovic.


Meet the young scientists who've been selected as the Top 5 Under 40, an initiative of UNSW and ABC Radio National to mark 40 years of The Science Show.

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Contrary to some claims, scientists are very active in communicating their research to a wide audience in a variety of ways, writes Merlin Crossley.