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Lost and found on Haida Gwaii

It’s a warm, blue day on Haida Gwaii, an archipelago located off the northern British Columbia coast. I’ve been zipping around the islands on a zodiac speedboat, soaking up culture and nature and people…

Read at Global Hobo.

 
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Mother Tongues

A blog about language with words and illustrations created foruniversity coursework. Mother Tongues was featured by the Wordpress editors on the Discover site.

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Photo by Luftphilia (CC BY-NC 2.0).

Photo by Luftphilia (CC BY-NC 2.0).

How science really works: the student experience of research-led education

Journal article published in Higher Education (2016).

 
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Photo via scienceinmelbourne2007 (CC BY 2.0).

Meeting a star of Australian science communication

Published on the ANU Science website in September 2013.

Read the copy here.

 
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Photo by The Shopping Sherpa (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0).

The ANU: Australia's Harvard?

The ANU must redesign itself as an elite, Harvard-style institution to differentiate from other Australian universities, says Nobel Laureate Professor Brian Schmidt.

Read at Woroni.

 
Photo by Rachel Hanes (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0).

Photo by Rachel Hanes (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0).

Curiouser and curiouser: A love of learning

Asking someone why they’re curious is like asking them why they’re tall, or why they have brown eyes. 

A speech awarded third place in the 19th Annual Lions Oratory Competition. Read an abridged version published in Woroni, or the full script here.

 
Photo by Thomas Stromberg (CC BY-NC 2.0).

Photo by Thomas Stromberg (CC BY-NC 2.0).

Weird Nature

A column written for the science section of the ANU student newspaper, Woroni.

Defence Edition ・ Water Bear Edition ・ Frog Edition ・ Fungus Edition ・ Valentine's Day Edition ・ Spider Edition

 
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Photo by Martin Cooper (CC BY 2.0).

 
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Photo by Airwolfhound (CC BY-SA 2.0).

Cheetah’s speedy secrets revealed

Cheetahs might be the fastest land animals on Earth, but it’s not their speed that makes them such successful hunters, surprising new research has revealed.

News story written for a science communication class. Read the copy here.

 
Photo by Luke Jones (CC BY 2.0).

Photo by Luke Jones (CC BY 2.0).

3D printing: Exploring new dimensions

3D printing is fast becoming a revolutionary technological tool – and now it has been used by Princeton researchers to create a bionic ear. 

Read at Woroni.