Science and Communications in Media

Science and Communications in Media

Careers Webinar: Science and Communications in the Media


The RACI Careers Development program will be running an online webinar on Science and Communications with amazing panelists Deane Hutton, Robb Morrison (Curiosity Show) and Clare Peddie. This will be a Ask Me Anything style event where attendees will be able to discuss with the panelists career related questions. The event will be on Thursday 1st of December 6:30PM (AEDT) so save the date.

 

 

Panelists:

 

 

 Clare Peddie

 

Clare Peddie is a freelance science journalist with 15 years of experience in the newsroom at The Advertiser in Adelaide (2006-22). She previously worked in communications at CSIRO Land and Water, UniSA, and the Cooperative Research Centre for Vaccine Technology in Brisbane. At the age of 15, she decided to combine her interests in science and writing. This led to a degree in Health Science from the University of Adelaide and a graduate diploma in Science Journalism from Deakin University. A passionate science communicator with an extensive and ever-expanding network of contacts, she thrives on exploring new ideas with talented people.

 

 

 

 

    Robb Morrison

 Rob Morrison is a science communicator and broadcaster, and Professorial Fellow at Flinders University. His 45 books include A Field Guide to the Tracks and Traces of Australian Animals, which led to his involvement as an expert witness in the Chamberlain trials. A science and environment broadcaster for forty five years, together with Dr Deane Hutton, he co-hosted the national television program Curiosity Show, which won many awards and screened in 14 countries. His memoir Curious Recollections is a record of this ‘golden era’ of Australian TV.

 


He has been science reporter for Channel Ten News, producer of science segments for the Australia Network. He writes and edits regular columns in various journals and records pieces for the ABC’s The Science Show. 

His awards include the Michael Daley Award for Science Journalism, the inaugural South Australian Government award for Excellence in Science Communication and two Eureka Prizes, one being the Australian Government Eureka Prize for the Promotion of Science, 

He has been chair or board member of many science and conservation bodies, including President of Zoos SA, responsible for Adelaide and Monarto zoos.

He was awarded the OAM in 2004 and was the 2008 Senior Australian of the Year for South Australia.

His awards include the Michael Daley Award for Science Journalism, the inaugural South Australian Government award for Excellence in Science Communication and two Eureka Prizes, one being the Australian Government Eureka Prize for the Promotion of Science, 

He has been chair or board member of many science and conservation bodies, including President of Zoos SA, responsible for Adelaide and Monarto zoos.

He was awarded the OAM in 2004 and was the 2008 Senior Australian of the Year for South Australia.

 

Deane Hutton

Dr Deane Hutton is a Futurist who has worked as a teacher, lecturer, writer and television presenter in Australia, New Zealand, and Singapore.

He speaks at business conferences and schools about science, technology and the future.  Audience members find out how to recognize future trends, overcome the insecurity of change, and create the future they want.  Also, Deane presents keynotes on the importance of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics).

Deane has degrees in Science and Education and a PhD in Visual Perception and Message Design.  He has a Certified Speaking Professional accreditation (CSP) from Professional Speakers Australia.

His work in television as a science communicator has included:  Curiosity Show (18 years, 500 episodes, with co-writer and co-presenter, Dr. Rob Morrison); Hey Hey It’s Saturday (7 years);  The New Inventors;  and Channel Seven News.

In 12 years, Deane presented live science shows, face-to-face, to more than a million students in Australia, New Zealand and Singapore.

Deane and Rob are now involved in the development of the Curiosity Show YouTube Channel.  This  online venture shares messages of science, learning and fun with an audience of 300,000 subscribers, and many millions of viewers.

 


 

Event Details:

  • Time: 6:30PM (AEST) 1 December on Zoom
  • Registration is Free
  • Panelists are Robb Morrison, Deane Hutton and Claire Peddie 
  • Zoom links will be sent out after registration
  • Contact [email protected] if there are any issue with registration 

 

 

 

 

When
12/1/2022 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
AUS Eastern Summer Time
Where
AUSTRALIA

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