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Documentary feature on ABC iView – April 2021

Therésa Jones, Marty Lockett, Annie Aulsebrook and Ashton Dickerson are all featured on the documentary “How Scienctist Work”. The documentary is available on ABC iView until October 2021.


Podcast features for Ashton Dickerson – October 2020

Ashton Dickerson has been featured on an episode of Off Track, “Were-willy wagtail”, which was broadcast on ABC Radio National with host Ann Jones. She was also interviewed by John Elder on the podcast ‘What Does That Mean?’. Listen here.


Radio interviews with Ashton Dickerson – October 2020

Ashton has been interview by Radio Adelaide and 2SER, Sydney where she discusses our recent findings on the nocturnal singing behaviour of willie wagtails.


Pursuit article – August 2020

Following our recent scientific publication, Ashton Dickerson, Therésa Jones and Michelle Hall wrote an article for Pursuit (University of Melbourne). See it here: Willie wagtails: The werewolves of the bird world.


Three Minute Thesis success – August 2020

Ashton Dickerson has placed runner up in this years Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition. The 3MT is a professional and highly engaging international competition that challenges PhD candidates to present their research in appropriate language to an intelligent but non-specialist audience in the space of three minutes. Watch her presentation here.


Blog features for Ashton Dickerson – August 2020

Ashton is featured on this months edition of Humans of Bioscience where you can read about her. In further exciting news, Ashton has made it into the final round of the University of Melbourne faculty wide Three Minute Thesis competition. Read about her research in Feature Friday.


Australian Smart Lighting Summit – September 2018

Theresa Jones discussed the negative ramifications of blue light in LED light installations in nature at the Australian Smart Lighting Summit 2018.

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Nine till Noon (NZ) Radio Interview by Theresa Jones – September 2018

Theresa Jones was interviewed by Kathryn Ryan the host of New Zealand’s Nine till noon morning radio show.

https://www.radionz.co.nz/national/programmes/ninetonoon/audio/2018661843/led-street-lighting-harmful-for-urban-wildlife-dr-theresa-jones


Radio Live (NZ) Radio Interview by Theresa Jones – September 2018

Theresa Jones was interviewed as a guest on New Zealand’s RadioLive morning show.


Pursuit article – June 2018

Following our recent scientific publication, Theresa Jones wrote an article for Pursuit (University of Melbourne). See it here: What happens to wildlife in a city that never sleeps?


Panel appearance for Annie Aulsebrook – June 2016

Annie Aulsebrook was interviewed as a guest on RMITV’s The Leak, a panel-style news TV show on C31.


Interviews with Annie Aulsebrook – June 2016

 

Annie Aulsebrook was interviewed by Sonja Feldhoff for Afternoons on 891 ABC Adelaide, following her new publication. She was also interviewed by Sara Savage for Parallel Lines on Triple R 102.7 FM (listen here). She also chatted with Michael Mackenzie for RN Afternoons (ABC Radio National) about how dolphins sleep and why we should care.


Pursuit article – June 2016

 

Following our recent scientific publication, Annie Aulsebrook wrote an article for Pursuit (University of Melbourne). See it here: What animals can tell us about sleeping


Our visit to Brunswick North Primary School – August 2015

Theresa, Jo and Annie recently visited the grade 3/4 students at Brunswick North Primary School during International Science Week to talk about some of the animals we research in our lab. It was a fun (and sometimes mad) hour filled with enthusiastic kids who had reams of amazing questions and were eager to get involved.


Great piece by Annie Aulsebrook – August 2015

Annie has just written an amazing piece for the Wild Melbourne website. Click here to see some of her wonderful photos of Melbourne at night and to read the great commentary on the potential dark side of bright nights.

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Drawn to Science (Kate Cranney – featuring Yasaman Alavi) – July 2015

 

Kate Cranney’s latest piece in Farrago features the spiny leaf stick and a beautiful piece on Yasaman Alavi

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Artificial light at night – June 2015

 

On a cold winters night in June, Therésa was invited for a fireside chat by Science in Public at Federation Square to discuss the biological impact of artifical night lighting along with Nick Lomb (International Dark-Sky Association) and Tanya Hill (Melbourne Planetarium). Therésa’s the fuzzy red one!

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