Tagged: Mark Quigley

Learning from L'Aquila and why Canterbury is different - Guest Work

Guest Author Oct 25, 2012

by Dr Mark Quigley, Senior Lecturer in Tectonics and Geomorphology at the University of Canterbury and the 2011 Prime Minister’s Science Communicator’s Prize winer Six scientists and one government official have been found guilty of manslaughter and sentenced to six years in prison for how they assessed and communicated risk prior to the magnitude 6.3 L’Aquila earthquake that killed 309 … Read More

Help at hand for scientists to get media SAVVY! - Infectious Thoughts

Siouxsie Wiles Sep 07, 2012

It was great to see the announcement last week of the Science Media SAVVY initiative by the Science Media Centre, the Royal Society of New Zealand and the Australian Science Media Centre. Science Media SAVVY is a two day training session and skills workshop which aims to bridge the media and research cultures, and provide scientists with the … Read More