Science Communication

We love sharing our science with the rest of the world. Here are some of the ways we've done that in the past, and we're always looking for new ways to do so. Contact us if you've got ideas!

 

Macquarie University’s Early-Career Researcher of the Year Award video featuring our spatial ecology of fear research (1:20)

The Atlantic, “Mysterious Rings Around Reefs Have No Simple Explanation”

The Atlantic, “Mysterious Rings Around Reefs Have No Simple Explanation”

BBC Earth From Space- Episode 1: Patterned Planet

BBC Earth From Space- Episode 1: Patterned Planet

Australian Geographic magazine,  “Google program helping research”

Australian Geographic magazine, “Google program helping research”

The Conversation, "I'm an Expat US Scientist and I'm Returning to Trump's America to Stand Up For Science"

The Conversation, "I'm an Expat US Scientist and I'm Returning to Trump's America to Stand Up For Science"

Chicago Tribune, "I'm an Expat US Scientist and I'm Returning to Trump's America to Stand Up For Science"

Chicago Tribune, "I'm an Expat US Scientist and I'm Returning to Trump's America to Stand Up For Science"

The Scientist Magazine, “Satellite images capture fish fear”

The Scientist Magazine, “Satellite images capture fish fear”

WWF’s ClimatePrep.org, “From the Field: Blue Carbon on the Great Barrier Reef”

WWF’s ClimatePrep.org, “From the Field: Blue Carbon on the Great Barrier Reef”

Nature,  “Brave fish forage more” : Research Highlights blurb on Madin et al. (2010) American Naturalist.

Nature, “Brave fish forage more”: Research Highlights blurb on Madin et al. (2010) American Naturalist.

Wildlife Australia Magazine,  “Seeing Fear From Space”

Wildlife Australia Magazine, “Seeing Fear From Space”

MSNBC, “Images From Space Reveal Mysterious ‘Halos‘ Surround Coral Reef”

MSNBC, “Images From Space Reveal Mysterious ‘Halos‘ Surround Coral Reef”

Discover Magazine blog, "Satellite pictures reveal “landscape of fear” in Great Barrier Reef"

Discover Magazine blog, "Satellite pictures reveal “landscape of fear” in Great Barrier Reef"

Elizabeth’s lecture in Macquarie University’s Women in Science Masterclass for rural and underserved high school students in Australia (42:27)

Daily Mail UK, “Mystery of the coral reef 'halos': Strange rings of light-colored material that can be seen from space could be a sign of reef health, experts say”

Daily Mail UK, “Mystery of the coral reef 'halos': Strange rings of light-colored material that can be seen from space could be a sign of reef health, experts say”

Elizabeth’s seminar at Google HQ in Mountain View, CA (49:14)

Fast Company Magazine, “I’m An Expat Scientist Coming Home To Stop Trump’s War On Science”

Fast Company Magazine, “I’m An Expat Scientist Coming Home To Stop Trump’s War On Science”

Google Earth Outreach video featuring our spatial ecology of fear research (1:47; starts at 1:24)

CBC Radio- Quirks and Quarks, “Holy coral reefs? They've got a 'halo' that could show if they're healthy”

CBC Radio- Quirks and Quarks, “Holy coral reefs? They've got a 'halo' that could show if they're healthy”

The Science Times, “Biologist Unlocks the Mystery Behind Bright Blue Halos Around Coral Reefs”

The Science Times, “Biologist Unlocks the Mystery Behind Bright Blue Halos Around Coral Reefs”

Nature, “Hippos, haloes and black holes - April’s best science images”

Nature, “Hippos, haloes and black holes - April’s best science images”

"Female Scientists in the Spotlight": Interview with the Australian Coral Reef Society

"Female Scientists in the Spotlight": Interview with the Australian Coral Reef Society

Live Science, “Coral Reefs have ‘Halos,’ and They Can Be Seen from the Heavens”

Live Science, “Coral Reefs have ‘Halos,’ and They Can Be Seen from the Heavens”

“Children, Coral Reefs, and Climate Change”: Primary and preschool students in Sydney, Australia show their concern for the future of coral reefs through a self-organised bake sale fundraiser, a guest lesson at school and group discussion on World Oceans Day 2017. Video by Alvaro del Campo and Natalie Lorentzen of QuickClips.

 

Science commentary

We're always excited to share our thoughts on cool new research coming out of other labs and institutions, too.

 
Australian Geographic,   “‘Bright spots’ found among damaged coral reefs” (Photo: Tane Sinclair-Taylor)

Australian Geographic, “‘Bright spots’ found among damaged coral reefs” (Photo: Tane Sinclair-Taylor)

New Scientist, “Great Barrier Reef reserves protected fish from cyclone” (Photo: WaterFrame/Alamy)

New Scientist, “Great Barrier Reef reserves protected fish from cyclone” (Photo: WaterFrame/Alamy)

International Business Times, “Coral reef conservation solution? Damaged coral reefs surprise experts with 15 ‘bright spots’ jam-packed with fish”

International Business Times, “Coral reef conservation solution? Damaged coral reefs surprise experts with 15 ‘bright spots’ jam-packed with fish”

 

Science informing the news

Every now and then some of our science informs popular media. 

 
The New Yorker, “Six Earth-Moving Moments of 2015″ (see " 6. China Summons Islands from the Sea",  which cites our brief correspondence Madin  et al.  (2015) Nature)

The New Yorker, “Six Earth-Moving Moments of 2015″ (see "6. China Summons Islands from the Sea", which cites our brief correspondence Madin et al. (2015) Nature)