Book Review: Communicating Science Effectively: A Research Agenda

Book Review: Communicating Science Effectively: A Research Agenda

Do not rush out and buy this book. At least not just yet. This resource is part report and part book and was released in hardcover form just two weeks

Fight climate change misinformation with inoculation theory

Fight climate change misinformation with inoculation theory

The only way to fight climate change is by countering misinformation. I say that because while the fact that our climate is changing and that humans are the primary cause

Fear appeals won't solve our big climate change communication problem

Fear appeals won't solve our big climate change communication problem

It is the biggest problem the world faces right now - how to respond to climate change. Overwhelming evidence shows that our climate is changing and that humans are causing

Opinion: How Malcolm Roberts defeated Brian Cox on Q&A

Opinion: How Malcolm Roberts defeated Brian Cox on Q&A

Celebrity physicist and leading science communicator Brian Cox recently found himself on a political talk show panel debating climate science with Malcolm Roberts, a Senator-elect from the right-wing One Nation

Can we predict who might become an active anti-vaxxer?

Can we predict who might become an active anti-vaxxer?

What causes someone to suddenly embrace conspiracy theories? A new study suggests that people who express distrust in governments on social media are much more likely to embrace irrational beliefs

Graphs persuade some more than others

Graphs persuade some more than others

Sometimes the easiest way to persuade people is the simplest. Just including a graph as a peripheral cue convinced almost all (96 per cent) subjects of a recent study compared