Laboratory of Developmental Neuroendocrinology

Department of Anatomy

Science communication activities

 Christine is devoted to the popularisation of science in our communities.

Her goals are to increase awareness of the value of science to our daily lives, and to inspire young people to pursue careers in Science and Technology.


Popular science writing 

 "From the Lab" in the iThink section (print only)

                                         Read some here...


 The Nervy Nomad


Public lectures

sci comm-logo-2013-smallSciTell series, 2012, "Keeping mum" 




           • Southern Science Series, 2010, Wanaka

           • Public lecture series, 2011, Invercargill

           • Public Lecture sereis, 2013, Oamaru



TV and Radio

    Ever Wondered (TVNZ7), Series 2, episode 6 "Genetics", 2011

   radio-NZNational-logo-2013 Nine to Noon, with Kim Hill (RadioNZ), "The Psychology of Food"

                      Nights, with Bryan Crump (RadioNZ), 8 November 2010



Science in schools 

  "Uniquely Me" context contributor


More community engagement in Otago and Southland

 Otago Institue for the Arts and Sciences


 University of Otago Centre for Science Communication


University of Otago Sciences Outreach (SNAP)