• mwatchorn
  1. Dogs, rats and predjudice

    When I was 6 years old, my parents got a dog.  I was the last to know, and can still vividly remember walking into the lounge …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2017/10/22/dogs-rats-and-predjudice

  2. Tales from the world of peregrine falcons

    Have you ever had a Peregrine Falcon accidentally collide with you? There is a moment of sheer panic, when you both realise impact is inevitable and …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2017/10/07/tales-from-the-world-of-peregrine-falcons

  3. Borgring

    Vikings: ruthless, savage pirates in horned helmets depicted as barbaric villains. Whilst Vikings were undoubtedly skilled sailors who often specialised in quick, coastal raids, nowadays we …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2017/09/21/borgring

  4. An ode to the rat

    I am a fan of the humble rat. When I tell people this, the most common responses are eye-rolls, shudders, and informal diagnoses of insanity. However, …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2017/08/11/an-ode-to-the-rat