James Ansell

BSc (Hons)
PhD Researcher
Sessional Academic

James graduated in 2015 with a Bachelor of Science majoring in Astronomy/Astrophysics and Science Communication, and honours in Science Communication. He is a PhD Candidate and Sessional Academic (Tutor/Marker) with CPAS. His hobbies include archery, flying hot air balloons and organising pop-culture conventions.

Publications

  • Ansell, J., Spennermann R., Simmons, K., Pham, L., Huttner-Koros, A., Cheah, S., Tacey, M (in press) “Doctor in the House: Factors affecting young people's preference of doctors and the patient-doctor relationship”, Medical Student Journal of Australia (MSJA)

Conference Presentations

  • Ansell, J. (2018, April) “A systematic review of vaccination communications: can we reduce vaccine hesitancy and increase vaccination rates?”, 15th International Public Communication of Science and Technology Conference (PCST 2018), Dunedin, New Zealand, 3-6 April 2018
  • Ansell, J. (2018, April) “A systematic review of vaccination communications: can we reduce vaccine hesitancy and increase vaccination rates?”(Poster), 15th International Public Communication of Science and Technology Conference (PCST 2018), Dunedin, New Zealand, 3-6 April 2018
  • Ansell, J. (2018, April) “Idea in progress:-Treating patients with an illness that may not exist: using ‘Lyme’ or ‘Lyme-like illness’ in Australia as a case study for developing patient centric communication strategies and policy guidelines for interacting with complex and controversial illnesses”, 15th International Public Communication of Science and Technology Conference (PCST 2018), Dunedin, New Zealand, 3-6 April 2018

Sessional Academic (Tutor/Marker):

  • SCOM1001- Science Communication 1: Science and Public Awareness
  • SCOM1002- Science Communication 2: Scientific Evidence and Social Change
  • SCOM2031/6031- Science, Risk and Ethics
  • SCOM3027/6027- Science and Public Policy