My research in the media

My three minute thesis presentation was aired on ABC Radio National’s The Science Show presented by Robyn Williams. You can here it here:

It is also available to view on youtube!

A publication from my research was featured in an article in Plantae, Plant Science Research Weekly, Jan 2021, the authors made a great graphical abstract about the paper:


My research was featured by two fantastic scientists and communicators (@PurpleNeety  and @plyon_act) who came along to a poster I gave at the Ecological Society of Australia’s conference. They wrote an amazing song about it and performed it in the science meets art symposium at the conference!

Other media:

My scientific journey to my first postdoc in Switzerland and the research I undertook in Switzerland as part of the BugNet project was covered by the University of Bern and Oeschger Centre for Climate Change Research Newsrooms in English and German!

Our co-authored paper (Xirocostas, Everingham & Moles, 2020) which was a meta-analysis that showed that the sex with the reduced sex chromosome (e.g. the XY chromosome in humans) dies earlier across many organisms, was featured in a range of media articles including: ABC National Radio, Suddeutche ZeitungThe Sydney Morning HeraldThe GuardianIFLS Sciencethe UNSW Newsroom and Science Magazine.

I contributed some keys points and quotes to an article written by CUA Health Australia about the importance of growing plants in your home and garden.

I was featured in online article by the Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney, 16 August 2019, Botanic Scientists in Sydney battle climate change,

I was featured in media release, 8 April 2019, Native plants are taking back their homes, Ecological Society of Australia Media Releases,

I have been featured on UNSW Science’s instagram on multiple occasions, including on their instagram story, talking about my research and the plant ecology research facilities at UNSW: