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Aussie bid to boost science literacy, engagement - Griffin's Gadgets

Peter Griffin Aug 12, 2010

As Australia rolls towards a Federal election a fair amount of pork barrel politicking is underway as Prime Minister Julia Gillard and opposition leader Tony Abbott fight to swing the divided electorate their way. Still, there hasn’t been much for science, the only significant thing outlined in Labor’s science policy released this week being the A$21 million Inspiring … Read More

The state of UK science journalism - Griffin's Gadgets

Peter Griffin Jan 18, 2010

A comprehensive report published last week in the United Kingdom suggests science journalism is weathering the storm of cost cutting in the media, but is suffering through the workload pressure on journalists, pack journalism and the rise of science PR. The report, Science and the Media – Securing the Future was commissioned by the UK Government … Read More