Freelance science communicators panel lunch

[ 25 June 2015; 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm. ] Life as a freelance science communicator

Date: Thursday 25 June 2015. Panel 12:00-13:00. Lunch 13:00-14:00.
Venue: Two Before Ten Cafe, Aranda Shops, Aranda, ACT, 2614

This event features professional insights from three Canberra freelancers, who will
discuss taming the financial and lifestyle challenges of running a freelance business.

Malini Devadas – MD Writing & Editing
Dr Malini Devadas earned a PhD […]

Vodcast: communicating science with cartoons

In late 2014, the Australian Science Communicators ACT Branch organised an event featuring three of Canberra’s premier cartoonists:

Stuart McMillen: Freelance cartoonist, specialising in long-form comics
David Pope: Canberra Times cartoonist
Geoff Pryor: Retired cartoonist, formerly with the Canberra Times

The three cartoonists discussed how they develop, draw and communicate big (and sometimes controversial) ideas through cartoons.
An audio recording […]

ASC-Vic Jurassic World Movie Night

Time to get together for another ASC-Vic science movie night!
This time it’s the next installment of a pre-historic spectacle – JURASSIC WORLD!
Whether you’re a dino-fan or simply dino-curious, this is guaranteed to be a tricera-tops event..
Tickets can be purchased at
Mark Thursday 25th June in the diary.
Bring along your family and friends to the beautiful Kino Cinemas, […]

Event review: National Science Week Event Holders’ Meeting

Thanks to Bonnie Murthy and Anneliese Gillard for the event review.
National Science Week is Australia’s biggest science festival. During the National Science Week Event Holders’ Meeting, the Victorian committee provided background about the event from previous years, including key successful events, and provided an overview of 2015’s plans.
Nine Victorian groups have received grant support for […]

President’s Update

Thank you to Joan Leach for the update.

Looking Forward…
Exciting news in the science communication world—the World Science Festival is coming to the Queensland Museum in Brisbane next year in March. The timing is very good to plan the 2016 ASC conference in tandem with this event and we’re looking into that now. In […]

Vic Event – Sublime – Songs of Science, Metaphysics and Ecology

Charlie Marshall and Victorian ASC Member is having a great music/science event in June.
He has kindly offered 4 FREE TICKETS to ASC Members. Please email Vic President at vic_president[at] First 4 members in get the tickets!!

Saturday 6th June
The Spotted Mallard
314 Sydney Road, Brunswick Dinner/Doors 6pm
Presale tickets $15 + bf at
For more information go to […]

VIC Forum for Practitioners: International approaches to social inclusion, outreach and science communication by universities‏

The Victorian chapter of Equity Practitioners in Higher Education Australasia is delighted to welcome higher education practitioners to a forum with international guest speaker Tricia Jenkins MBE (UK). ASC Victoria is supporting this great event.
The Forum will appeal to those practitioners involved in equity and access, science communication, outreach, community engagement and associated research as […]

National Science Week Victorian Event Holders Meeting for 2015

National Science Week is Australia’s largest national festival. Running each year in August, over 1,000 events take place across the country with more than 1,000,000 people involved.

The National Science Week Victorian Coordinating Committee invites you to our National Science Week (SWk) Victorian Event Holders meeting. Join potential and committed event holders for an evening of networking, collaboration […]

Careers and Networking Night – ACT Branch

If you are wanting to get into a science communication career then the
ACT branch Careers and Networking Night at ANU is for you.
And people in the field looking for fresh new talent can meet all the

When: Thursday April 23, 5:15 pm-6:30 pm
Where: Green Couch Room, Australian National Centre for the Public
Awareness of Science (CPAS), Physics Link […]