Portfolio

Need some high quality science writing without the jargon? I specialise in writing environment and sustainability stories. I also cover other sciences including engineering and medical research. Contact me to commission a story. See below for examples of my work:

Sustainability and Environment

Indigenous rangers see turtles on the come back trail in Cape York, Ecos Magazine July 2017.
Managing carbon emissions in Kenya, Ecos Magazine, May 2017.
Laying the grounds for greener roads, Research Impact Magazine, published by Nature Research for Swindburne University, March 2017
Envisioning liveable and sustainable cities, Research Impact Magazine,  published by Nature Research for Swindburne University, March 2017
Accounting for unchartered waters, Research Impact Magazine, published by Nature Research for Swindburne University, March 2017.
Creatures of the night, ANU ReporterVol 47, No 4, Dec 2016.
Leg warmers and chunky jumpers for energy saving, ANU Reporter, Vol 46, No 3, 2015.
Largest solar installation at the ANU School of Art, ANU News, Dec 2014.
Meet the animals on campus, ANU News, December 2014.
Revolutionising the mapping of nature, Australian Quarterly, April 2014.
New model to boost irrigation forecasts, Stock and Land, 24 April 2014.
Seven challenges for seven billion people, Green Lifestyle Magazine, Feb 2012.
The ‘R’s of Renovation (renovation waste), Green Lifestyle Magazine,Oct 2011.
Disposable coffee cups versus ceramic, Green Lifestyle Magazine, April 2009.
Tissues versus hankies, Green Lifestyle Magazine, May 2009.
Coffee versus tea, Green Lifestyle Magazine,  June 2009.
What to do with old appliances and white goods, Green Lifestyle Magazine, Sept 2009.
The greenhouse effect, Green Lifestyle Magazine, 27 Aug 2008.
Watch your waste (food waste), Green Lifestyle Magazine, 2008.
How to get the most out of windows Green Lifestyle Magazine, Nov 2008.
Train versus bus, Green Lifestyle Magazine, March 2007.

Engineering

Getting robots to do our dirty work, Careers with Engineering 2017, Refraction Media.
An ear for opportunity, Careers with Engineering 2017, Refraction Media.
Robotic arm to help stroke patients regain movement, Stories of Australian Science 2017, Science in Public.
Laying the grounds for greener roads, Research Impact Magazine, published by Nature Research for Swindburne University, March 2017

Medical Research

Using stars to overpower superbugs, Stories of Australian Science 2017, Science in Public.
Sharpening vision in bionic eyes, Stories of Australian Science 2017, Science in Public.
New understanding about DNA repair rewrites the textbooks, Research Highlights – The John Curtin School of Medical Research, ANU, May 2017.
Making sense of our senses, Research Highlights – The John Curtin School of Medical Research, ANU, May 2017.
Genes and healthy gut flora reduce colon cancer, Research Highlights – The John Curtin School of Medical Research, ANU, May 2017
Cancer drug has a surprise effect on diabetes, Research Highlights – The John Curtin School of Medical Research, ANU, May 2017
Hope for rare blood clotting disorders, Research Highlights – The John Curtin School of Medical Research, ANU, May 2017.
Understanding cancer causing mutations found in lymphoma, Research Highlights – The John Curtin School of Medical Research, ANU, May 2017.
How your brain gets the message, Research Highlights – The John Curtin School of Medical Research, ANU, May 2017
New robotic system to fast track drug development, Research Highlights – The John Curtin School of Medical Research, ANU, May 2017.

Lifestyle

Birth of the cool, ANU Reporter, Vol 47, No 1, 2016.
Exhibition space: University House, ANU Reporter, Vol 46, No 4, 2015.
Deconstructing fashion, Green Lifestyle Magazine, September 2009.

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