Lisa Bailey: President’s Update April

Late in 2020, I zoomed in to the World Congress on Science Literacy on behalf of ASC, where I was among dozens of international guests invited to share a 2-minute flash update on the theme of the Interaction of science communication and social governance in light of the pandemic year.  It was a fascinating insight […]

ASC Scope Interview: Dr Tullio Rossi, Director of Animate Your Science

Why did you choose to study science?
When I was 15, I learned how to scuba dive and I had a transformative experience during my first ever night dive. After descending into the spooky black waters, the guide gave me a signal to turn off my flashlight and wave my hands. So I did, and magic […]

ASC Scope Interview: Wesley Ward, Founder of The Comms Doctor

Why did you choose to study science?
All my life I have been a science ‘nerd’ wandering in the bush. As a child and a teenager, I was especially interested in life sciences and applied biology and chemistry – I just didn’t know what those words meant. For me, agriculture was a natural extension of these […]

Lisa Bailey: President’s Update March

I have a group chat with a group of friends from high school that’s not always super active, but this week was a flurry of excitement as a couple of my mates got their first COVID vaccinations.  Even when you’re a health professional, you can still feel nervous if you’re one of the first people […]

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, […]