Jenni Metcalfe

Director
Econnect Communication
PhD student
Australian National University

Sessions

What has the Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences (HASS) ever done for Science and Science Communication?
Livestream
Panel
Plenary
Time

Thursday 23 February
12:10pm

Location

Auditorium

The Two Cultures
Livestream
Lunchtime activity
Play
Time

Friday 24 February
12:20pm

Location

Auditorium

Climate champion farmers, integrating deficit, dialogue and participatory science engagement
Livestream
Research
Time

Thursday 23 February
5:00pm

Location

Auditorium

The Great ASC Debate: Celebrities should promote scientific outcomes!
Debate
Livestream
Time

Thursday 23 February
6:00pm

Location

Auditorium

Jenni MetcalfeJenni Metcalfe is the Founder and Director of Econnect Communication, established in 1995 to help scientists communicate about their research. Jenni lectures in science and environment communication and science journalism at the University of Queensland (Australia) and the University of Rhine-Waal in Germany. She has been a science communicator for more than 25 years, working as a journalist, practitioner and researcher in this area. Jenni has published many papers and articles on science communication. She is a Founder Member of Australian Science Communicators and was President of ASC from 2005 to 2007. During that time, ASC hosted the World Conference of Science Journalists. Jenni has been a member of the scientific committee of the International Public Communication of Science and Technology (PCST) Network since 1996.

Connect with Jenni:
Email
Phone 0408 551 866

How does this research contribute to Seeing Science Differently?
My paper directly addresses the conference theme of ‘Seeing science differently’ by showing how citizen groups, such as farmers, can be supported to directly influence the direction of research and the nature of its outputs and products.