Thank you to ASC President Joan Leach for the January update.
Though, from the volume of activity already going on in ASC circles, it very much feels as if the year is more than 1/12th underway. At the start of this year, ASC is forming a new executive as hardworking 2013/2014 executive volunteers take a […]
For a brief moment in time, let’s get together to witness the scientist-inspired movie of the year- the Golden Globe winning, Oscar nominated, Stephen Hawking biopic The Theory of Everything.
Bring along your family and friends to the beautiful Kino Cinemas, Collins St on Thursday 19th February. Arrive from 6pm for a drink in the foyer and a […]
Thanks to George Aranda for telling us about the Scimex launch.
The launch of the Science Media Exchange, also known as Scimex was on the 25th of November at the Bio21 Institute in Melbourne. The launch featured a panel discussion hosted by Robyn Williams, with Alan Finkel, Susan Greenfield, Peter Yates (Australian Science Media Centre), Jim […]
Thank you to Abbie Thomas for sharing her training experience.
I recently did a two-day course with the generous support of an ASC Professional Development Grant. The course on using Social Media was run by Tim Holt, a social media trainer from Melbourne whose runs the social media company Net101.
Over two days, Tim took us through […]
Thank you to Sean Elliot for sharing his experience presenting at Laborastory.
One of the biggest challenges I have found in science theatre is how to gather a crowd. All the passion and production on stage may be for naught if there isn’t an audience to play to.
In October I participated in Laborastory to a packed […]
Organisations involved in food production, processing, distribution and policy face considerable challenges and opportunities as a result of a range of forces, including globalisation of food systems, growing consumer expectations, economic growth and demographic shifts (particularly in developing countries) environmental issues including climate change, and the growth of chronic diet and nutrition-related diseases.
In response, an […]
Image thanks to Boemski on flickr
I came, I learned, I made a listicle
I’ve been to boot camps that hurt me. Yes, they hurt me a lot. Fortunately, my recent attendance at the Walkely Foundation Digital Media Bootcamp wasn’t in the same category. Rather than aching muscles, I came home with a renewed understanding of how […]
Thank you to Abbie Thomas for sharing this interview.
After three very successful years as SA’s Chief Scientist, Don Bursill is looking forward to doing a bit of fishing. During his time leading the South Australian science community he has established a State Science Policy, set up Future Fellowships to keep SA’s best researchers from heading […]
Thank you to Joan Leach for the President’s update.
It’s that time of year when every organisation needs to get in its AGM, settle its accounts, and clear its books! While this is not the most festive of activities, it does signal the end of the year and time for a bit of reckoning. I’m […]
The Australian Science Communicators
is proud to offer the
Unsung Hero Award of Australian Science Communication
The award will be announced in early 2015.
Nominations close at 5pm on Friday 20 February 2015.
ASC Unsung Hero Award 2014 Nomination Form – Entry
The Unsung Hero of Australian Science Communication is an initiative of the Australian Science Communicators. The ASC offers this award […]