Corporate members

Just like science communication, ASC members are diverse. Members work across a variety of disciplines, bringing valuable approaches and skills to making science accessible.

Learn more about ASC corporate members:

ARC Centre of Excellence in Synthetic Biology
Australian Academy of Science
Australian National Centre for the Public Awareness of Science (CPAS)
Australian National Maritime Museum
Australian Prevention Partnership Centre
Australian Research Data Commons (ARDC)
Australian Science Media Centre (AusSMC)
CSIRO
Hunter Medical Research Institute
International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR)
MOD. at UniSA
National Youth Science Forum (NYSF)
Network for Early Career Teachers, Academics and Researchers, ANU (NECTAR)
NSW Department of Planning & Environment
Questacon
Science in Public
Scientell
SciTech Discovery Centre

ARC Centre of Excellence in Synthetic Biology
The ARC Centre of Excellence in Synthetic Biology is a world-leading research centre. They design and build microbes that aim to turn agricultural and municipal waste into a vast array of sustainable products. Their engineered microbes aim to seed a vibrant new bio-based economy that will build on Australia’s agricultural strengths and propel us into the future.

Australian Academy of Science
The Australian Academy of Science provides independent, authoritative and influential scientific advice, promotes international scientific engagement, builds public awareness and understanding of science, and champions, celebrates and supports excellence in Australian science.

Australian National Centre for the Public Awareness of Science (CPAS)
The Australian National Centre for the Public Awareness of Science at ANU was the first science communication centre in Australia and is now the most diverse of its kind in the world. The Centre’s mission is to encourage a confident democratic ownership of modern science nationally and internationally by increasing science awareness in the community, fostering public dialogue about science, and improving the communication skills of scientists.

Australian National Maritime Museum
The Australian National Maritime Museum is Australia’s national centre for maritime collections, exhibitions, research and archaeology.

Australian Prevention Partnership Centre
The Australian Prevention Partnership Centre is a national collaboration of researchers, policy makers and practitioners who are working together to identify new ways of understanding what works and what doesn’t to prevent chronic health problems in Australia.

Australian Research Data Commons (ARDC)
The Australian Research Data Commons (ARDC) enables the Australian research community and industry access to nationally significant, data intensive digital research infrastructure, platforms, skills and collections of high quality data. As a national research infrastructure provider, the ARDC facilitates partnerships to develop a coherent research environment that enables researchers to find, access, contribute to and effectively use services to maximise research quality and impact.

Australian Science Media Centre (AusSMC)
The Australian Science Media Centre (AusSMC) supports the accurate reporting of science in the media and has occupied this critical space at the front-line since 2005. The not-for-profit Centre works with around 1,800 journalists and almost 6,000 scientists and has no agenda other than to support the accurate reporting of science in the media for the benefit of the Australian public.

CSIRO
The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) is an Australian Government agency responsible for scientific research. CSIRO solves the greatest challenges through innovative science and technology.

Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI)
The Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI) fights the illnesses affecting lives throughout the world. Throughout Newcastle and the Hunter region researchers, students and support staff are working across 19 HMRI Research Programs to prevent, cure and treat a diverse range of serious illnesses by translating research findings made in the laboratory into real health treatments and preventative strategies.

International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR)
The International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research is an equal joint venture between Curtin University and The University of Western Australia with funding support from the State Government of Western Australia. Sign up to our newsletter to receive updates straight from ICRAR.

MOD. at UniSA
MOD. is a futuristic museum of discovery.

National Youth Science Forum (NYSF)
The National Youth Science Forum (NYSF) is a not-for-profit organisation that runs a number of residential programs to encourage young people in their passion for science.

Network for Early Career Teachers, Academics and Researchers, ANU (NECTAR)
NECTAR is the Network for Early Career Teachers, Academics and Researchers at The Australian National University (ANU), an initiative led by and for early-career academics (ECAs). NECTAR is dedicated to enabling ECAs to realise their vision by supporting diverse ECA initiatives, providing and promoting opportunities for career development and connectivity via collaborative, cross-College frameworks, and creating a supportive peer-to-peer space for ECAs at ANU.

NSW Department of Planning & Environment
The NSW Department of Planning & Environment is committed to deliver on the four state outcomes with the goal to achieve sustainable development for future generations.

Questacon
The national science and technology centre. Questacon strives to promote greater understanding and awareness of science and technology within the community through fun, interactive, and relevant experiences.

Science in Public
Science communication, media, writing, training, and public relations.

Scientell
Scientell is a science and environment communication company. We turn scientific information into clear, usable knowledge for different audiences.

SciTech Discovery Centre
Scitech is an interactive science museum which includes a planetarium in West Perth, Western Australia. The organisation’s published mission is to increase awareness, interest, capability and participation by all Western Australians in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

Is your organisation listed here? Contact the office at asc.asn.au to find out who your organisation contact is and request to be added to the membership.

If not, find out more about joining as a Corporate member here.