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<p class=MsoPlainText><b><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'>Climate
Change and the Media &#8211; research seminar<o:p></o:p></span></b></p>

<p class=MsoPlainText><i><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></i></p>

<p class=MsoPlainText><i><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'>Wednesday
21 October 12noon to 1pm (light refreshments provided)<o:p></o:p></span></i></p>

<p class=MsoPlainText><i><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'>Board
Room, Level 1 of The Science Exchange,<o:p></o:p></span></i></p>

<p class=MsoPlainText><i><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'>55
Exchange Place (here is a <a href="http://www.aussmc.org/contact.php">map</a>
to help you find us) <o:p></o:p></span></i></p>

<p class=MsoPlainText><i><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'>Adelaide<o:p></o:p></span></i></p>

<p class=MsoPlainText><b><i><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'>RSVP
by 20 October to AusSMC (<a href="mailto:info@aussmc.org">info@aussmc.org</a>;
ph: 08 7120 8665)<o:p></o:p></span></i></b></p>

<p class=MsoPlainText><i><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></i></p>

<p class=MsoPlainText><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></p>

<p class=MsoPlainText><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'>Come
and join us in the beautiful new Adelaide Science Exchange for informal light
lunch and a research seminar by University of WA Honours student Mark Cornish.<o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoPlainText><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";
color:black'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoPlainText><b><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'>About
Mark&#8217;s research:<o:p></o:p></span></b></p>

<p class=MsoPlainText><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoPlainText><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'>Public
opinion on the causes and predicted effects of global climate change is
fragmented. Why is this?<o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoPlainText><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoPlainText><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'>One
line of inquiry to explain such fragmentation is the mass media representation
of the internationally recognized scientific consensus on human-induced climate
change.<o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoPlainText><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoPlainText><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'>Mark
Cornish, a chemistry graduate and science communication honours student at the
University of Western Australia is currently undertaking work experience at the
Australian Science Media Centre. Mark will discuss the Australian media&#8217;s
depiction of the scientific consensus in several nation-wide media outlets. <o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoPlainText><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoPlainText><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'>If
we&#8217;re lucky we might also hear a little bit about some research Mark has
been doing at the AusSMC comparing media coverage of the Canberra (2003) and
Victorian (2009) bushfires. <o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><b><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif"'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></b></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><b><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";
color:#0000CC'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></b></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><b><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";
color:#0000CC'>Dr Susannah Eliott<o:p></o:p></span></b></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><b><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";
color:#0000CC'>Chief Executive Officer<o:p></o:p></span></b></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><b><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";
color:#0000CC'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></b></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><b><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";
color:#0000CC'>Australian Science Media Centre (AusSMC)&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></b><b><span
style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#00B050'>***Note
new phone/fax and street address**<o:p></o:p></span></b></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";
color:#0000CC'>New street address: The Science Exchange, 55 Exchange Place,
ADELAIDE&nbsp; SA&nbsp; 5000<o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";
color:#0000CC'>Postal address has not changed:&nbsp; PO Box 237, RUNDLE
MALL&nbsp; SA&nbsp; 5000<o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal style='margin-bottom:12.0pt'><span style='font-size:10.0pt;
font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#0000CC'>Ph: (08) 7120 8660 | Mob: 0424
676 136 | Fax: (08) 8231 7333 | <a href="mailto:seliott@aussmc.org"><span
style='color:#0000CC;text-decoration:none'>seliott@aussmc.org</span></a> | <a
href="http://www.aussmc.org/"><span style='color:#0000CC;text-decoration:none'>www.aussmc.org</span></a></span><span
style='font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#0000CC'> </span><span
style='font-size:7.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";color:#0000CC'><o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:7.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";
color:#0000CC'>The Australian Science Media Centre (AusSMC) is an independent,
non-profit service for the news media, giving journalists direct access to
evidence-based science and expertise. The national centre is advised by a
Science Advisory Panel and governed by a Board of Management.&nbsp; It is
supported by a wide variety of sectors with each contribution capped at 10% of
total running costs.&nbsp; Foundation sponsors are the ABC, APN News &amp;
Media, Cochlear Foundation Ltd, CSIRO, the Govt of SA, Innovative Research
Universities Australia, Macquarie Bank, Media Monitors, News Ltd, New South
Wales Govt, Orica Ltd, Queensland Govt, ResMed Inc, the Royal Institution of
Australia, the State Govt of Victoria, Network Ten and the University of
Melbourne.&nbsp; Gold Sponsors are ATSE, Cisco Systems Inc., CSL Ltd, IBM
Australia, Johnson Winter &amp; Slattery, Shell Australia Ltd and the
University of Adelaide.<o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:7.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";
color:#0000CC'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:7.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";
color:#0000CC'>Disclaimer: Please note that any views expressed are the
personal opinions of the experts named.&nbsp; They do not represent the views
of the AusSMC or any other organisation unless specifically stated.&nbsp; The
AusSMC attempts to provide a range of views from the scientific community. <o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:7.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";
color:#0000CC'>&nbsp;<o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:7.0pt;font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";
color:#0000CC'>The AusSMC can help journalists find an expert on a topical area
of science.&nbsp; For more details, contact us. If you do not wish to receive
further emails from the AusSMC, please reply with &#8220;Unsubscribe&#8221; in
the Subject.<o:p></o:p></span></p>

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