Vale Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

Today, we woke to the news of the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

For 70 years, Queen Elizabeth II reigned as Australia’s Head of State. During her reign, The Queen visited Australia 16 times and saw more of this country than many locals, visiting every state and territory.

We acknowledge the links many of […]

The value of communicating science

On Sunday morning, Tom Carruthers, our co-president, featured on ABC’s Radio National as part of the Ockham’s Razor series. He spoke of the value of expertise in science communication.

Listen to the episode on the ABC RN website, or have a quick read of the transcript below.

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Tegan Taylor: If a tree falls in a forest and […]

The 2023 Science Communicators’ Conference

We’re back! After what feels like an eternity, we’re in the throes of coordinating the next ASC national conference.

Held in Canberra, Australia on the 15-17 February 2023, this conference will be in person with some online accessibility options for those unable to travel.

If you’ve an interest in contributing to the organising committee, please let us […]

ASC Co-Presidents’ Message, Jirana Boontanjai and Tom Carruthers

Welcome to possibly the busiest STEM event month in the year. For those not in the outreach sector, National Science Week is around the corner, held this year 13-21 August. There is still time to register an event on the national website – even if it is a private one. This small step helps demonstrate […]

Small Scale Big Impact – Getting the most from your evaluation

Tuesday 19 July – 5.30pm AEST

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Are you hosting or organising an event for yourself or even for National Science Week?Do you want to be able to conduct more meaningful evaluation of your event?Do you need help to identify your goals or outputs and how to measure them?Join us online as we discuss these […]

ASC Co-Presidents’ Message, Jirana Boontanjai and Tom Carruthers

Last month we held the first two of our publicly-accessible roundtable discussions. These sessions captured ideas from members, potential members and non-members on what core value the ASC could and should provide the membership and how we might expand our support of the sector.

Thank you to those of you who donated your time to attend. […]

Small Scale Big Impact – Effective Social Media

In the months leading up to National Science Week, the ACT branch of the ASC wants to help you get the most out of your events.On June 28 we’ll be talking with Emily Coates from Ivy Social.Emily will give you some tips on how to use social media to promote your event and how to […]

ASC Co-Presidents’ Message, Jirana Boontanjai and Tom Carruthers

Welcome to June, a new month, a new government and the end of the financial year looms. We wish good vibes and patience for all who are reconciling and preparing for tax time along with those pivoting for the new government.

Over the last couple of months we’ve been telling you all about wanting to do […]

New discounted membership type: Corporate Linked Individual

We are delighted to announce a new heavily discounted membership type.

For just $52/annum, individuals whose employer maintains a current Corporate membership with the ASC are eligible to join the ASC as a ‘Corporate Linked Individual’ member.

To check if your employer maintains a Corporate membership see here: http://www.asc.asn.au/corporate-members/

How do I join?Join as usual from the ASC website:http://www.asc.asn.au/join/

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Time to voice your thoughts: The ASC Working Groups

As mentioned in previous blogs, the national committee were in the process of creating working groups focussed on different areas of improvement within the ASC with the intention to redefine ourselves, our strategic direction and increase overall engagement and value of the membership. After our quick poll, we’ve decided to pivot and change the style […]