April 2019 | Choosing the right media tool to communicate science

  At Econnect, the communication projects we bring to life often rely on using several media platforms. They range from traditional forms like newspapers, radio and TV to the current popular online platforms such as Snapchat, Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. Some...

March 2019 | Succinct, Simple and Stylish Writing

  Econnect has been doing a lot of short, sharp writing of late for writing interpretive panels and signs for environmental visitor centres. Last year we helped redevelop the Rockhampton FLOW centre, which we first interpreted in 2012. We are now working on the...

December 2018 | Reflections on the 2018 ASC conference

Econnect made our presence felt at the 10th Australian Science Communicators’ conference in Sydney last month, and so this month’s newsletter reflects on the 2018 ASC conference. Two of our articles are about research informing practice, and the third article urges us...

August 2018 | Participatory science communication

  We live in a society where ‘fake news’ accusations escalate as the politics of knowledge is being played on a global stage.  Yet as we face very real problems demanding change it is interesting to reflect on the role of science communication. We often assume...