Stories of Australian Science 2017

Each year, Science in Public publishes a collection of stories that share highlights of recent Australian research and prize-winning science with journalists in Australia and overseas, politicians, schools, museum visitors, and others.

The 2017 collection is now online, along with stories from previous years. Here are links to a couple I wrote for the 2017 collection:

Mangroves’ message from the grave

Mangroves help fight climate change but they’re at serious risk from its effects. That’s one of the findings from a study of a massive mangrove dieback that occurred in late 2015…. Read more


Prehistoric volcanoes to prospect for metals

The remains of volcanoes from billions of years ago are helping scientists identify both bygone continental boundaries and new places to find mineral resources in Australia… Read more


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