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Doctorate research explores Science’s human stories

Wednesday, 28 October 2020 9:37am

While studying orangutans in Spain Alba Suarez Garcia realised that for her it's the stories behind the science that hold the most meaning and wonder.

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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.