I'm always excited to talk to the popular media about my research.  Media communication is often the best way to share research results with the "stakeholders",  the general public who indirectly provide research funding via government agencies like the USA's National Science Foundation and the Australian Research Council.


Co-authored for "The Conversation", 13 April 2017


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"Researchers working to help ancient River Murray turtles survive humans", by Catherine Heuzenroeder. Featured on ABC News. Published 3 February 2017



 Hatchling Broad-Shelled Turtle ( Chelodina expansa )

Hatchling Broad-Shelled Turtle (Chelodina expansa)

 

Riverland Turtle Talks, featured on “Riverland Today with Narelle Graham”, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, Adelaide, Broadcast on 21 June 2015

 

 


 Releasing hatchling Murray Short-Necked Turtles ( Emydura macquarii ) at Lake Bonney while being filmed for ABC. Photo by Dr Ricky Spencer

Releasing hatchling Murray Short-Necked Turtles (Emydura macquarii) at Lake Bonney while being filmed for ABC. Photo by Dr Ricky Spencer

 

Turtle Tracking at Riverland's Lake Bonney, Barmera”, featured on “Riverland Today with Narelle Graham”, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, Adelaide, Broadcast on 26 March 2015

Freshwater turtles released at Lake Bonney in SA Riverland to fight sharp decline in numbers

 


 Embryonic Southern Grass Skink ( Pseudemoia entrecasteauxii ). Photo by Dr Oliver Griffith

Embryonic Southern Grass Skink (Pseudemoia entrecasteauxii). Photo by Dr Oliver Griffith

 

 

Lizards help us find out which came first: the baby or the egg? Written for The Conversation by my collaborator, Dr Oliver Griffith 

 

 


 Adult male Timber Rattlesnake ( Crotalus horridus ) ambush foraging

Adult male Timber Rattlesnake (Crotalus horridus) ambush foraging

 

 

The Sound of Rattlesnakes in the Classroom, featured on “All Things Considered”, National Public Radio, Broadcast on 5 September 2007, with Dr Jessica Nolan