5 things you can do RIGHT NOW to stay up-to-date with science communication research

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

Behind the #scicomm scenes: Talking to children about meat production

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

Public perceptions of agriculture: What influences consumer choice?

(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?

Talking about public understanding of science with Victoria Country Hour

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