The Franks Laboratory are full of active science communicators. Here you will find a collection of talks, newspaper articles and blogs discussing the microbiology work we do.
SciComm podcasts and articles
Jen speaks about her work on ABC Radio National's 'The Science Show' hosted by Robyn Williams. Listen to the podcast
Leader newspaper article reporting on Jen and Lara's work tackling heavy metal pollution
Jen Woods Three Minute Thesis competition talk was Runner Up in the 2013 La Trobe University 3MT competition. Watch her talk here
Prof Franks speaks about how we cn get Electricity from bacteria work on ABC Radio National's 'The Science Show' hosted by Robyn Williams
Prof Franks talks to the CONVERSATION about "Mud power: how bacteria can turn waste into electricity"
Past social engagements with science
Jen and Lara hosted La Trobe University's first Student run Conference for Ecology and the Environment.
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Environmental microbiology lab represented (by Lara) at the 2013 Synthetic Biology conference in London.