How did you get into SciComm?
So I came into science communication not as a person with science qualifications, but as a former English teacher and freelance journalist, and joined CSIRO’s Centre for Environmental Mechanics. It’s a fabulous building, lifts the spirits as you walk through the door. My colleagues […]
Building bridges and dissolving boundaries in STEMM
– Dr Astha Singh and Akanksha Tiwary
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. However, this social diversity is not reflected in the composition of the […]
ASC2020 Call for Papers and Sessions
We are delighted to invite you to get your thinking caps on! Expressions of interest for inclusion in the ASC2020 conference program due 30 September 2019.
The theme for ASC2020 is “Priorities, Policies and Publics for human survival” with streams such as environmental and sustainability communication, impact communication, and more.
We are keen to […]
In the early years of high school, I developed a vague idea that I wanted to be “a medical researcher”. I loved the idea of working in a lab, helping find new treatments. On the other hand, I was also very keen on literature and writing, so my subject […]
The Victorian branch of Australian Science Communicators recently enjoyed a storytelling for science communicators workshop at 100 Story Building.
To kick-off the evening, several attendees met at Littlefoot, a conveniently located establishment within stumbling distance of the 100 Story Building. We snacked on edamame and chips, baba ghanoush and a LOT of crumbed cauliflower! Sitting at […]
Monash is a university of transformation, progress and optimism. You will be given the opportunity to challenge yourself, build on your skills, and make a significant contribution to a workplace that’s filled with energetic and inspiring people. Talent thrives here – and so do truly satisfying careers.
Our Strategic Marketing and Communications Division, in conjunction with […]
Stargazers Club WA are holding two events in July and August.
Astrophotography Nightscape Image Processing for Beginners
Saturday 13th July 2019. 3.30pm – 6.30pm
Discover how to process your own nightscape and Milky Way astrophotography images in this single afternoon class. Learn the pieces of the software puzzle, and the process workflow that will help you navigate your […]
Lee Constable has just published her new book How to save the whole stinkin’ planet. She describes her book and shares what inspired her to write it.
How to Save the Whole Stinkin’ Planet is a heroic adventure that takes the reader (grade 2-6) on an icky, sticky, gross and smelly journey with the main character, Captain […]
This month we speak with Lee Constable about her life and experiences in scicomm.
Lee Constable is the host of Scope, Network Ten’s science and tech show for kids aged 7-13. Lee’s background is a mixed bag with a Bachelor of Science (Honours), Bachelor of Arts and a Master of Science Communication Outreach. During her Masters, Lee toured […]
What’s the best sci-com you’ve seen lately?
Lisa Bailey, ASC President
All credit to Dominic McDonald from the Royal Institution who kicked off this on the PSCI-COM mailing list (an international Sci-com mailing list, I highly recommend!) Fed up with the sometimes overly critical sci-com community online, he put out the call to share what’s inspired […]