2018 ASC Grant Recipients

We are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2018 ASC Grants Program.

Lydia Hales was awarded the ASC Professional Development grant worth $600 which will go towards her travels to Europe where she will be attending the 5th European Conference of Science Journalists in Toulouse, France and the EuroScience Open Forum, held in Toulouse.

Two members will also be undertaking a four week internship with some great Australian science communication focused companies.

Carmen Spears was awarded the internship with Refraction Media in Sydney and Elizabeth Lam was awarded the internship with Cosmos Media in Melbourne.

We congratulate all three members on their awards and look forward to hearing more about these experiences in upcoming blog posts which will be featured exclusively in the Scope e-newsletter.

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About Ian McDonald

I have a strong research, education and communication background. I thoroughly enjoy writing and presenting about topics relevant to the community, such as environmental and ecological research, health and medical research, along with public policy and legislation. I have combined these powers to help engage the public with knowledge through blog posts, magazine articles, podcasts, videos, social media pages, presentations and running large scale community based events. I have been working professionally as a Science Communicator in Canberra since 2009 and I am also available for freelance and consultancy work. I am a prominent and engaged member of the Australian Science Communicators.

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