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The Science Media Centre is looking for a summer intern / volunteer to lend a hand with day-to-day operations of the centre. The successful candidate will work alongside our team, learning more about the breadth and depth of the New Zealand science system and gaining insight into how the media works. We have a number of projects to offer,... >> Read Full Post
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For the MediaArticles for Media
- 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
- Research blogging
- How to read health news
- Guidelines for Science & Health Reporting
For ScientistsArticles for Scientists
- 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
- Helpful hints for scientists
- Royal Society (UK) media tips
- Union of Concerned Scientists
- Yale forum on Climate Change and the Media
- Science Debate 2008