Member Q&A Webinar: Dr Katie Attwell, social scientist with a focus on attitudes to vaccination

As Australia starts the rollout of the COVID-19 vaccines, join us for the next in our series where we will be hosting Dr Katie Atwell – community, systems and behavioural researcher in the area of vaccination uptake.
Wednesday March 17, 2021 07:30 PM AEDST
Send through your questions on vaccine hesitancy and public health comms strategy when […]

Request to participate in Australian National University social research project

Hi there!
My name is Nic Badullovich and I’m a PhD student at the Australian National University in Canberra.
I am completing my PhD at the Crawford School of Public Policy and am conducting research on the communication of climate change in Australia. I am hoping to speak with Australian-based climate change communicators as part of one […]

Member webinar: Q&A with Isabelle Kingsley, Research Associate for the Office of the Women in STEM Ambassador

ASC Member Q&A Webinar
Feb 19, 2021 12:30 PM AEDST
Register at https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_SdsNaDMtRnalkBvdMRs_Cw
When it comes to women in STEM intiatives – how do we know what works?
While there are hundreds of programs to attract and retain girls and women in STEM, a recent Australian National University study found that only seven of 337 initiatives in Australia provided […]

Lisa Bailey: President’s Update February

Hello everyone, I hope that your 2021 has gotten off to a good start.  There’s a lot to look forward to, and it isn’t just that 2020 is behind us…
In terms of science communication, things to look forward to – there will be new organisations entering the public engagement space with the likes of the […]

ASC Scope Interview: Julian Cribb, Science Communicator, Journalist, Author and Strong Advocate for Earth’s Future

-The Earth has a future whether humans want it or not. The question I am focussed on is: do we? (Julian Cribb).
Brief background:
Julian Cribb is an Australian science writer, the author of nine books and over 9000 media articles. He is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering,  the Australian National University Emeritus Faculty […]

Lisa Bailey: President’s Update December

President’s Update
This Thursday is the ASC AGM, which will be held on zoom and where we’ll be joined for an introductory Q&A with Deadly Science founder, Indigenous mentor and STEM champion Corey Tutt, who has not let 2020 slow him down! So if you have not already, please RSVP for that here.
As 2020 comes to a close, […]

Notice for 2020 Annual General Meeting – new date Thursday 10 December

Official notice of 2020 Australian Science Communicators AGM (online via Zoom)
This is the official notice of the Australian Science Communicators’ Annual General Meeting, to be held online via zoom on THURSDAY 10 DECEMBER 2020 (please note new date)

The 2020 AGM is an opportunity for members to hear about the year’s events at the national level, […]

ASC-WA AGM 2020

Our Annual General Meeting will be held at 6pm on Tuesday 1st December 2020 this year, at The Shoe Bar in Yagan Square (in the back room called the Baby Shoe). This year, the AGM will quickly be followed by our annual QUIZ NIGHT starting at 7pm (with some quiz questions relevant to the very AGM I know you […]

How to Design an Award-Winning Scientific Poster – The Online Course

Hello Science Communicators!
It’s clear: most scientific posters you’ve seen have been a confusing and yawn-inducing wall-of-text.
You know you need something different: a poster that is as innovative, intelligent and eye-catching.
But where do you start?
Join me on a thorough and engaging journey of clear and effective poster design.
I am excited to introduce my online course “How […]

ASC Scope Interview: Dr Sam Illingworth, Senior Lecturer in Science Communication, School of Biological Sciences, UWA

 
Why did you choose to study science?
Following my compulsory science education in school, I chose to study science at A-level (exams that are studied and taken by 16-18-year-olds in the UK prior to University) because I loved trying to understand the world and the way in which we live. I pursued a combined undergraduate and […]