• Question: do you like talking with children face to face or talking on a screen

    Asked by Emma xx to Sebastian, Paddy, Lee, Jennifer, Fiona, Eleanor on 11 Mar 2019.
    • Photo: Sebastian Cosgrove

      Sebastian Cosgrove answered on 11 Mar 2019:


      I don’t mind doing either! Online can be better for people who are nervous about speaking up in public, so empowers someone to ask a question of scientists, but sometimes it can be easier to explain things face to face! What do you prefer?

    • Photo: Fiona Scott

      Fiona Scott answered on 12 Mar 2019:


      I think I prefer face to face because I can’t see your reaction to my answers unless you reply! But I agree with Sebastian, it allows me to chat to people who prefer screen contact.

    • Photo: Jennifer Harris

      Jennifer Harris answered on 14 Mar 2019:


      Both is great – I like helping young students with career questions and science questions and telling them about the research and work I do.

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