Tools & Tips

That sounds good!

You’re driving on the open road, you turn on your favourite device, and you listen to a great story on the radio. Or you are on holidays and you lie...

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Selecting the ‘best’ medium

Radio, TV, internet, various social media, print, magazines, video blog, podcast … researchers and communicators now have a plethora of communication media that they can use to tell their story....

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How to tell your research story

You have a story to tell about your research. A question I am often posed by researchers is “how do I best tell my research story?” And my answer? “What...

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Hunting and gathering for stories

Ever got to the end of a research project and thought, “I really wish I had got that photo (or video, or interview)!” We can often think this after the...

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What makes a good research story?

Throughout my career in science communication, I’ve regularly been asked “what makes a good research story?” Luckily, I have worked in institutions that encouraged their researchers to develop research ‘for...

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Reflections from the keyboard

After nearly 25 years with Charles Sturt University, I finished up with the Media Office in June 2019. Over this time, I have been a media officer, a project officer,...

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