Graham studied biochemistry and genetics and found his passion was communicating the science, going on to complete a Graduate Diploma in Science Communication in 2001 also at ANU. Since then he has worked in a variety of science communication roles with CSIRO Education, Questacon and The Australian Science Festival. Internationally he has worked with several South African science centres, primarily the UNIZUL Science Centre where returned in 2009 to further develop science theatre to combat HIV AIDS. He is currently the Project Officer for the Science Circus Africa project.
Graham completed his PhD in 2012. He regularly performs science shows and provides science show training and science centre staff professional development around the world.
Questacon Smart Moves (2002) Presented at CONASTA, Australian Science Teachers Association annual conference, Hobart, Australia.
Science centre exhibit, show and workshop training (2003, 2006, 2008, 2009), Cape Town, Zululand and Johannesburg, South Africa.
Science Shows and Theatre: Emotional, motivational and behavioural impacts of science shows and theatre
Peer-reviewed journal papers
- Walker, G. J., Stocklmayer, S. M., & Grant, W. J. (2011). Science theatre: Changing South African students’ intended behaviour toward HIV AIDS. International Journal of Science Education Part B, iFirst article, http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/09500693.2011.633939