“The more I know about genetics…”: using research to inform language and approaches to genetics and genomics communication with the Australian public
Friday 24 February
Ms. Bronwyn Terrill is an educator, researcher and science communicator at the Garvan Institute of Medical Research’s Kinghorn Centre for Clinical Genomics, where she is responsible for genomics education and communication. Bronwyn has worked in research institutes, museums and science centres across the United States, United Kingdom and Australia, talking about genetics, genomics and molecular biology. She is involved in research exploring the needs and supports required for Australia’s health workforce in genomic medicine, investigating public expectations of personal genomic testing, and understanding what makes a person ‘genomically or genetically-literate’.
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BSc, GradDipSciComm, DipEd GradCertAppSci, MEd
Garvan Institute of Medical Research
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This research works from the public views first, the science second. We want to know how people make sense of the science, not make them make our sense.