Rebecca Priestley

Rebecca Priestley is an author, science writer for the Listener and winner of the Prime Minister's Science Communication Prize 2017.
Rebecca Priestley

Rebecca Priestley (@RKPriestley) is a long-time science writer for the Listener and author of several books including Antarctica anthology Dispatches from Continent Seven, which is based in part on her travels to and scientific work on the continent, and Mad on Radium: New Zealand in the Atomic Age. In 2017, she won the Prime Minister’s Science Communication Prize for her commitment to “communicating science in a way that helps people make informed decisions about important issues facing society”.


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101701 2019-02-02 00:00:00Z Lucky to be here: Dr Rebecca Priestley on the harsh reality of Antarctica
91238 2018-05-23 00:00:00Z How Ross Island tells the story of climate change in Antarctica
72743 2017-05-12 00:00:00Z Lawrence Krauss on life, the universe and the nuclear threat
66137 2017-01-18 13:51:56Z A TEDx event in Antarctica marks Scott Base’s 60th anniversary
63354 2016-11-24 10:47:40Z Rebecca Priestley: Michael Corballis wins our top science award
9566 2016-08-09 00:00:00Z Rebecca Priestley: "Individualistic behaviour is increasing energy use"
9828 2016-07-15 00:00:00Z Rebecca Priestley: The intersection of astrophysics and matauranga Maori
9990 2016-06-27 00:00:00Z Rosetta spacecraft: "Comets could have played a crucial role in the emergence of life on Earth"
10088 2016-06-17 00:00:00Z The harmful effects of plastic microbeads
10410 2016-05-16 00:00:00Z Rebecca Priestley: Silencing Science by Shaun Hendy
10432 2016-05-13 00:00:00Z Rebecca Priestley: The "sound" of black holes banging together
10436 2016-05-13 00:00:00Z Rebecca Priestley: Long-term hazards of Taupo's supervolcanoes
10748 2016-04-12 00:00:00Z Rebecca Priestley: What causes turbulence?
10800 2016-04-07 00:00:00Z Rebecca Priestley: Kermadec Ocean Sanctuary
11196 2016-02-04 00:00:00Z Trappings of success
11572 2015-12-31 00:00:00Z What are sinkholes anyway?
23154 2013-07-24 00:00:00Z The trouble with earthquake prediction
25030 2013-03-28 11:53:07Z Looking for solutions