Scientists and science communicators are people who see knowledge as a foundation or actions and behaviours, right? A scientist, planning an experiment, will know all about the latest research in their field to maximise their chance of success. We build new knowledge on the knowledge of others. But how often will a science communicator or… Continue reading 5 things you can do RIGHT NOW to stay up-to-date with science communication research
Our group recently had a paper published in the journal Appetite. The personal inspiration for this work came partly from my time working as a PhD student at Sydney and Melbourne shows in the Pigs and People display. We would be on the microphones all the time talking to people about pigs during the show,… Continue reading Behind the #scicomm scenes: Talking to children about meat production
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29 years ago I participated in the National Science Summer School, now known as the National Youth Science Forum. On the 7th of January 2016 I gave the alumni talk at the Session A Rotary Dinner. My brief was to talk about my life after the forum, as if my 16…
(this was originally posted in the Food Values Research Group blog, University of Adelaide) Posted on September 28, 2015 by Heather Bray I was recently invited to be the keynote speaker at Hart Field Day and I’ve been asked to share my presentation. It was a great opportunity to speak to so many growers and… Continue reading Public perceptions of agriculture: What influences consumer choice?
I’ve got a new blog for work – yes another one – but this one is an official University of Adelaide blog and its for our whole group so it’s pretty cool. I’ll copy some posts here from time to time. This one relates to a radio interview I did about science and the public… Continue reading Talking about public understanding of science with Victoria Country Hour
While writing this I’m currently on an A380 on my way to the USA on my first overseas trip since 1997. With the support of the University of Adelaide’s Barbara Kidman Fellowship I am: Presenting to the National Animal Welfare RD&E Strategy Forum in Sydney Australia on research to date on consumer attitudes to farm… Continue reading The Big Trip – In the Air
2014 has already been a year of big changes for me. It’s the year I’ve finally been able to transition back to full time research after almost 15 years. Boy has started high school (and I underestimated the changes that would bring) and I’ve bought a new home. I’m still in the process of selling… Continue reading Ch – ch – changes