Unsung Hero of Australian Science Communication

The Australian Science Communicators (ASC) has just awarded its prestigious Unsung Hero of Australian Science Communication prize to Lyndal Byford of the Australian Science Media Centre (AusSMC).

The award recognises individuals who have made a significant impact in the communication of science but have not yet been acknowledged adequately for their contributions.

Ms Byford has been […]

The 2023 program is (almost) finalised

We have closed submissions for talks, and have an almost final program published on the website now.

We expect some minor changes as we receive last minute requests from speakers or find out about issues with availability, so please do check back often for updates.

See you all there soon!

Nominate an Unsung Hero for 2022

The Unsung Hero of Australian Science Communication is an initiative of the Australian Science Communicators. The award recognises our heroes in science communication who have not yet had the recognition they deserve.

Nominations are now open for the 2022 Unsung Hero Award of Australian Science Communication.

Nominate a peer via this form.

UPDATE: Nominations close at 9 AM […]

ASC2023 Demo Extravaganza

The Australian Science Communicators invites you to join an ASC2023 Conference satellite event, Welcome Reception and Demo Extravaganza. This event will be an opportunity for locals and those visiting to catch-up and learn from each other.

It is open to anyone interested in scicomm to participate and attend, even if they aren’t attending the conference. So […]

Science meets Parliament

As part of being an STA member organisation, we have the opportunity to send delegate representatives to Science Meets Parliament. We are looking for expressions of interest from members interested in participating.

Express your interest

Science Meets Parliament is Australia’s most powerful vehicle for deep engagement between the STEM sector and policymakers.

This event offers a program of […]

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

We start this issue of SCOPE with a huge thank you to the membership for your continued support and our re-election into the Co-President role. We’re a little daunted by the list of things we’re tackling over the next 12 months, but we are excited by the challenge and the potential for success. A bit […]

Welcoming our new ASC Executive Committee members

Our new Executive Committee members were elected at our 2022 Annual General Meeting in November this year. The Committee is responsible for managing all the ongoing strategic and operational needs of the ASC at a national level.

Please join us in welcoming the new team! They’re excited to be leading you into the new year.

Dr Tom […]

2023 conference tickets now available

Tickets for the 2023 February conference are now available on the membership website. Now’s the time to grab that early bird ticket – they automatically run out on 31 December.

Keep an eye out for the abstract submission form in the coming days. There will a range of talk, panel, workshop and other engagement options. Note […]

The ASC is now an STA Member

As part of our strategic review, we have been seeking opportunities to increase the public value and relevance for ASC membership.

Over several conferences and meetings across the past 3 years, the ASC has considered becoming a member of Science Technology Australia (STA). Earlier this year we again discussed this at a National Council meeting, where […]