Radio is alive and kicking

You turn on a radio and the connection starts – it’s very personal. Anger, sadness, joy and wonder can all roll in the next 20 minutes as announcers present stories...

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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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Can agencies of different feathers click together?

Collaboration is vital for natural resource management (NRM), as no one person or organisation can successfully address all complex facing NRM in Australia. Research institutes and NRM practitioner agencies bring...

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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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