Communication needs for science collaboration

Collaboration is complex. It needs time and resources to establish and nurture. When it works, it provides immeasurable satisfaction and goodwill between individuals, groups and organisations as well as achieve...

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Weaving your story using social media

Social media are important tools in a modern researcher’s box of communication tricks. Since the advent of Facebook in 2004, social media has been used to promote research stories locally,...

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Web power

Websites can play a powerful role in communicating research, combining colour, sound, movement, words, pictures, connection, access, history and engagement with information - all in one package. Since they exploded...

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The magic of television

Television holds a special place in broadcast media. TV stimulates the sound and sight senses so much that it invokes very emotional responses – it really grabs the viewer’s attention,...

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It’s a moving feast

Ever seen a movie about making movies, and the director says to the actor standing in front of the camera, “Now do it again, this time with feeling!” This statement...

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Seeing is believing

How many times have you heard the saying, “a picture is worth a thousand words” or “seeing is believing”? Still images provide powerful communication. They stimulate one of our main...

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