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Miriam Sullivan

Dr Miriam Sullivan

Associate Lecturer
Biological Sciences, School of

Contact details
Address
School of Biological Sciences
The University of Western Australia (M092)
35 Stirling Highway
CRAWLEY WA 6009
Australia
Phone
+61 8 6488 3926
Email
miriam.sullivan@uwa.edu.au
Personal homepage
http://www.researchgate.net/profile/Miriam_Sullivan
Qualifications
PhD W.Aust.
Biography
BSc (Hons Zoology), University of Queensland
Postgraduate Diploma of Science Communication, UWA
PhD Candidate, UWA
Key research
Miriam's research focuses on how animal welfare is communicated to non-scientists. Her PhD looked at how we can encourage people to take better care of her pet fish. She has also supervised projects on conservation photography and the media coverage of live export.
In addition, Miriam teaches in the Science Communication program. She has a strong interest in evidence based teaching and in doing research that supports good teaching.
Honours and awards
2012 Faculty of Life and Physical Sciences Coursework Teaching Award – Early Career
2010 UWA Three Minute Thesis Finalist
2009 Elizabeth Anne Nichols Travel Award
Teaching
SCOM1101 Introduction to Scientific Practices
SCOM2205 Science Presentations
SCOM3319/5702 Displays and Exhibitions
SCOM3322/8305 Science Performance
Useful links
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-06-08/fish-care-tanks-goldfish-intelligence-puppies-kittens/5500544
https://theconversation.com/the-goldfish-test-that-can-change-your-behaviour-22672
Research profile
Research profile and publications
 

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