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Bush peas: a rapid radiation with no support for monophyly of Pultenaea (Fabaceae: Mirbelieae)
Phylogenetic hypotheses are presented for Pultenaea based on cpDNA (trnL-F and ndhF) and nrDNA ( ITS) sequence data. Pultenaea, as it is currently circumscribed, comprises six strongly supportedExpand
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How Do People Think About the Science They Encounter in Fiction? Undergraduates investigate responses to science in The Simpsons
In this study, students and staff involved in an undergraduate science communication course investigated people's responses to a science-rich episode of the animated sitcom The Simpsons. Using focusExpand
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Communicating endometriosis with young women to decrease diagnosis time.
ISSUES ADDRESSED Endometriosis is estimated to affect approximately 10% of women. Although early detection may enhance health outcomes and fertility, there is a recognised diagnostic delay of 6.7Expand
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Students publishing in new media: Eight hypotheses - A house of cards?
Can science undergraduates learn effectively by activities that have them express science content in ‘new media’ – the popular communication forms that increasingly impact on their lives? We describeExpand
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Spatial analysis of taxonomic and genetic patterns and their potential for understanding evolutionary histories
Aim The aim of this research is to develop and investigate methods for the spatial analysis of diversity based on genetic and taxonomic units of difference. We use monophyletic groups of species toExpand
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Popular Theatre for Science Engagement: Audience Engagement with Human Cloning Following a Production of Caryl Churchill's A Number
Research into the role of fiction in engaging people with science is a growing area, but a little studied medium in this respect is ‘popular theatre’, or non-pedagogic theatre that exists primarilyExpand
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What’s Wrong with Talking About the Scientific Revolution? Applying Lessons from History of Science to Applied Fields of Science Studies
Since the mid-twentieth century, the ‘Scientific Revolution’ has arguably occupied centre stage in most Westerners’, and many non-Westerners’, conceptions of science history. Yet among history ofExpand
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Does a picture tell a thousand words? The uses of digitally produced, multimodal pictures for communicating information about Alzheimer’s disease
This study explored the science communication potential of visual imagery by gauging an audience’s interpretations of digitally enhanced, multimodal pictures depicting topics from recent Alzheimer’sExpand
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“Sociopathetic Abscess” or “Yawning Chasm”? The Absent Postcolonial Transition in Doctor Who
This paper explores discourses of colonialism, cosmopolitanism and postcolonialism in the television series Doctor Who. Doctor Who has frequently allegorized past colonial scenarios and has depictedExpand
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Vaccination communication strategies: What have we learned, and lost, in 200 years?
This study compares Australian government vaccination campaigns from two very different time periods, the early nineteenth century (1803–24) and the early twenty-first (2016). It explores the modesExpand
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