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Newsletter Digest: Seismic hazards, lignite and hydrogen, and SCANZ 2011

Peter Griffin posted in on December 10th, 2010.

“Plenty more earthquakes” to come Canterbury University engineering expert Professor Andy Buchanan wasn’t mincing his words in this week’s Science Media Centre media briefing – he considers it a “fluke” that no one was killed in September’s 7.1 quake in Canterbury. The time of day – the quake struck at 4.35am on a Saturday morning […]

Newsletter Digest: Desk Guide, SCANZ 2011 and the EPA Bill

Peter Griffin posted in on November 19th, 2010.

Desk Guide for Covering Science This week, the SMC launched the 28-page booklet Desk Guide for Covering Science – an indispensable resource aimed at journalists covering science-related issues. The desk guide is made up of a series of short articles on everything from communicating statistics and risk to dealing with balance in a science story. […]

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