As science communicators there are not many chances for our community to recognise and acknowledge the great contributors to Scicomm in Australia. There are very few awards especially for science communication, with categories like the Eureka Prize for Promoting Science Understading going to researchers who actively engage in communication. This is wonderful, as the work […]
Why did you choose to study science?
I am completing a Master of Environmental Science at the University of Sydney and I only have one subject to finish in semester 1, 2020. The countdown is on! It’s been over four years of juggling part-time studies with full-time work but it has complimented not only my professional […]
The Australian Science Communicators is proud to offer the Unsung Hero Award of Australian Science Communication
The award will be announced at the ASC Conference in Melbourne in February 2020.
Nominations close at 5pm on Friday 31 January 2020.
ASC Unsung Hero Award 2019 Nomination Form – Entry WORD
ASC Unsung Hero Award 2019 Nomination Form – Entry PDF
Australian Science Communicators, NSW Branch is so proud to support the documentary style video on Perspectives on Diversity in STEMM.
Quoted from Australia’s Science Channel: With a quarter of its population born overseas, Australia is culturally and linguistically diverse. Inclusion and diversity are core of the identity and spirit of Australian society and its contemporary culture.
2019 has seen us celebrate 25 years of the ASC. It’s been my first year as President, and I’d like to thank everyone who has been invaluable in helping me throughout the year, especially the executive committee and Kali as our invaluable executive officer.
Activity over the year:
Regular communication through the ASC Channels including SCOPE, […]
25 years old!
The quarter-century milestone has prompted a time not just for reflection on the past, but consideration to the future challenges science communication faces in Australia. I’ve had many interesting discussions in the last couple of months about the impacts of media fragmentation, how to engage audiences around new and emerging technologies, or […]
After the 2018 conference session and published article on Missing Links for STEMM Diversity, Australian Science Communicators NSW branch has created a documentary style video about perspectives on Diversity in Science Technology Engineering Maths and Medicine (STEMM) featuring STEMM professionals from all around Australia.
ASC, NSW along with the support of Australia’s Science Channel – RiAus, Franklin Women, Inspiring Australia […]
The ASC NSW branch Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held at 4-5 pm on Friday 6 Dec 2019 this year at Quarrymans Hotel, 214-216 Harris St, Pyrmont NSW 2009.
Please email ASC NSW branch if you would like to:
Wrap up of year 2019 and activities
Nominate for a committee position
Contribute ideas for activities and events next year
General catch up and […]
This post is part of a series which asked past presidents of ASC: What are the biggest science communication challenges Australia faces right now and over the next decade?
Response from Craig Cormick
I feel the biggest science communication challenge facing Australia is the fact we all eat different biscuits but don’t know enough about those who […]
This is the official notice of the Australian Science Communicators’ Annual General Meeting, to be held in Canberra on 26 November 2019
The 2019 AGM is an opportunity for members to hear about the year’s events at the national level, and also to have their say about what should happen in the year to come. It […]