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See photos from our latest Science Media SAVVY media skills workshop, held in Dunedin 27-28 March. It was a jam-packed two days of practice interviews, discussion, hands-on exercises and exposure to a range of fascinating research projects and new ideas. We had a fantastic group of motivated scientists with us, and they had excellent things to... >> Read Full Post
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- SMC Desk Guide for Covering Science – Second Edition
- Five years of Science in the Media
- Science Data Service
- SMC Infographics
- Sciblogs NZ
- How science works – The peer review process
- How science works: What is the scientific method?
- PM's Chief Science Advisor
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- How to read health news
- Guidelines for Science & Health Reporting
For ScientistsArticles for Scientists
- NEW! Desk Guide for Scientists: Working With Media
- Science Journalism Fellowship
- Science Media SAVVY
- SMC Prospectus
- Who’s reporting science-related issues in New Zealand?
- Communicating uncertainty in a soundbite
- Communicating Risk in a Soundbite
- Tips for Working with the Media
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- Royal Society (UK) media tips
- Union of Concerned Scientists
- Yale forum on Climate Change and the Media
- Science Debate 2008