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Siouxsie Wiles the guest of Science Communication’s first live online event

Thursday, 7 May 2020 8:59pm

The COVID-19 response has shown what is possible when good science and good communication come together.

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Science Communication launches Aotearoa Stories in Sound project

Tuesday, 25 February 2020 11:28pm

If there was a soundtrack to represent the stories of Aotearoa, what would it sound like?

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Taking science communication to school

Thursday, 7 November 2019 10:06am

Science engagement at school continues to decline despite global issues being increasingly informed by scientific research and a growing need for more science-related careers.

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Centre for Science Communication welcomes new head of filmmaking

Tuesday, 1 October 2019 9:51am

Sharing the narrative of the ocean is a key driver for Dr Gianna Savoie who has recently started in her new role as the head of filmmaking at Otago’s Centre for Science Communication.

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Otago hosting 10th International Penguin Conference

Tuesday, 20 August 2019 4:50pm

The biology, ecology, heath and behaviour of penguins will be discussed by the world’s leading researchers at a conference hosted by the University of Otago this month.

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Films by five female film-makers premiering this weekend

Tuesday, 23 July 2019 10:27pm

The next generation of wildlife and science film-makers are making their debut in Dunedin this weekend.

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150th Anniversary exhibition opens at Otago Museum

Saturday, 1 June 2019 12:25pm

Celebrating the University's 150th Anniversary.

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ScienceTeller bringing Afterlife experts to Otago

Thursday, 28 March 2019 8:02pm

Bringing science and storytelling together, the upcoming ScienceTeller 2019 exploring Science and the Afterlife, is the inspiration of the inquiring minds of Associate Professor Jesse Bering, Director of the Centre for Science Communication, and Professor Jamin Halberstadt of the Department of Psychology.