Tagged: NZ Listener

Emotive hysteria trumps opportunity to educate (now there’s a surprise!) - Infectious Thoughts

Siouxsie Wiles Mar 05, 2012

University’s death toll – 25,000 animals in two years So screams the front page of the print version of the March 5th edition of the New Zealand Herald (online here). The story was originally written by Matthew Haggart for the Otago Daily Times and concerns the statistics on animal use for research and teaching at the University of … Read More

Journalists vs scientists - Infectious Thoughts

Siouxsie Wiles Feb 03, 2012

The fantastic Ed Yong has this brilliant schematic of what journalists and scientists think of each other. I was really pleased to have recently had a couple of fantastic interactions with journalists. First was being interviewed by Margo White for her column in the NZ Listener magazine about my research. The resulting article is … Read More