Communicating your research: Reaching new and expanded audiences


Malaysian Theatre B121, Basement, Melbourne School of Design (building 133)


In the modern research landscape there is a spectrum of different methods of communication and publication available for sharing research outcomes and engaging with different audiences beyond traditional peer-reviewed journals. The panel brings together researchers who utilise a range of different forums to bring an interest and engagement with research to diverse audiences. Panellists will discuss their own experiences in research communication, as well as the value and impact of employing a range of methods of communication, and the skills that researchers need to enhance their outreach activities.


Chair: Dr. Shane Huntington (Executive Adviser to the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences)

Panel members:
Dr Lauren Ayton (Bionic Eye Research/Senior Research Fellow, Department of Surgery (Ophthalmology))
Professor Stephanie Trigg (Redmond Barry Distinguished Professor, School of Culture and Communication, ARC Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions)
Dr Lauren Rosewarne (Senior Lecturer, School of Social and Political Sciences)
A/Professor Lindsay Oades (Director of the Centre for Positive Psychology, Melbourne Graduate School of Education)
Mike Jones (PhD Candidate, School of Historical and Philosophical Studies, Consultant Research Archivist, eScholarship Research Centre).