Module 1 – Telling a science story to engage the audience

Think audience! Don’t assume people will understand. Put yourself in their shoes

Module 2 – Understanding a research paper

If the research has not been through this peer review process, ask ‘why not?’

Module 3 – Understanding statistics and numbers

Good reporting gives a balanced view of the numbers being reported

Module 4 – Reporting politicised science

How to report the science of coal seam gas fracking, climate change and vaccinations

Module 5 – Social media and science journalism

Social media represents new opportunities for drawing attention to science stories

Module 6 – Visualisation in science journalism

Train yourself to think about the visual. Text is not the only responsibility you have