Six supported memberships available for ACT members in 2022: ASC Canberra’s COVID-19 support package

ASC Canberra’s COVID-19 response is aimed at supporting and growing our community of science communicators. We want to help people who want to be members of our organisation, as many look towards rebuilding in 2022 following the disruption of the 2020-21 pandemic.

ASC Canberra would like to offer six people financial support to join or continue […]

ACT Careers event Zoom: tomorrow evening (Thu 21 Oct)

Want to build your career in science communication? Then the science communication careers event is for you.On Thursday October 21, the Australian Science Communicators ACT Branch will deliver their annual careers showcase event with a panel discussion to highlight a range of career opportunities. Breakout networking rooms will follow to give […]

Keynote speaker announcement for ASC Online 2021: Leah Barclay

Leah Barclay is an Australian sound artist, designer and researcher who works at the intersection of art, science and technology. Barclay’s research and creative work over the last decade has investigated innovative approaches to recording and disseminating the soundscapes of terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems to inform conservation, scientific research […]

ASC Scope Interview: Jirana Boontanjai

Why did you choose to study science?

Whilst growing up, I hadn’t really thought of science as a career pathway, it was just my way of interacting with the world, asking ‘Why?’ whenever I could. I begged my parents for subscriptions to Australian Geographic, CSIRO’s Double Helix and Scientriffic magazines where I’d enter every competition I […]

Lisa Bailey: President’s Update October

ASC Online 2021Join us November 17-19 to reconnect and recharge at ASC Online 2021.  We’ve created the most accessible and affordable way to connect with the science communication community across Australia as we explore research trends, best practices and more in our program.  Registrations are now open.Call for Submissions are also now open- we’d love to […]

“Trust the Science”

“Trust the Science”

Sounds like a good plan.  Trust is a shortcut for reliability, for credibility.  You wouldn’t trust someone who is constantly giving you bad info.   You wouldn’t trust some random unqualified person to re-wire your house or give you dental treatment.

So trust the science.

But being too trusting can leave us susceptible to […]

Fresh Science call for nominations

Nominations close next Thursday 29 July 2021.

Calling all early career researchers.

Got results, a discovery or invention that has
not received any publicity?

Nominate for Fresh Science 2021. Find your
story, get media trained and promote your science.

Fresh Science is looking for:

early-career
researchers (from honours students to no more than five years post-PhD).a peer-reviewed
discovery that has had little […]

Q&A Webinar – Dr Linda McIver

Join us for our next in our Q&A webinar series on Friday 30 July with our guest Dr Linda McIver.

Free for all ASC members – register via zoom here Dr Linda McIver pioneered authentic Data Science and Computational Science education with real impact for secondary students and founded the Australian Data […]

WA Event: Communicate to Inspire – 24 June 2021

Brought to you by the ASC-WA, the seventh annual Communicate to Inspire will focus on practical skills-based workshops and the latest research in the discipline.

Options to attend In person and Online!

Our keynote address is by Dr Katie Attwell (UWA), discussing the Coronavax project and immunisation communication. The rest of the conference will have two strands of workshops […]