Canberra meetup of the Science and Factual Filmmakers Network – Tonight!

*Event Tonight in Canberra*
Friday 28th October, 4.30-6.00 PM
Interested in making science films? Come along tonight to join the network, swap tips and hear about some exciting new projects on the boil.
We’ll be checking out a selection of top Scinema entries and getting a sneak peek at footage from The Long Conversation, a science communication project […]

Improve your writing skills

The media scene has changed, and so has the role of the media release. But what is the new role, and how can science make the best use of them?
ASC QLD’s first writing workshop for 2011 will teach you how to:

How to identify the most important and interesting thing in the story, the essential […]

Where Worlds Collide

Thanks to Kiran Shettigara from The Science Exchange, RiAus for providing this information:

Where Worlds Collide- Saturday 20 August 2011
Event review by Freya Dougan-Whaite
RiAus teamed up with Adelaide’s Friendly Street Poets to share a selection of poetry informed by scientific concepts and inspired by the wonders of science in everyday life. The event, aptly named Where Worlds […]

ASC ACT event: Evaluating science communication programs w/shop – 26 July

[ 26 July 2011; 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ] Evaluating Science Communication Programs

a workshop with Larraine J Larri
Director and Principal Consultant
Renshaw-Hitchen and Associates

When: 3-5pm Tuesday 26th July
Where: Industry link room, CSIRO Discovery Centre, Black Mountain, ACT

This is a hands-on, two-hour workshop in program evaluation specially designed for Science Communicators.

In this workshop, Larraine draws on her many years experience as an evaluator and educationist to […]

ASC ACT branch – National Youth Week event

Mocktails, bands, art and science combine in one big night for the ASC ACT branch and CSIRO Discovery team Continue reading

Julian Cribb’s Coming Famine Spearheads AIFST Convention

An action-provoking keynote address by well-known visionary and science communications specialist Julian Cribb headlines the 44th annual Australian Institute of Food Science & Technology convention, to be held 10 – 13 July 2011 in Sydney.
In keeping with the convention’s theme ‘Tackling Tomorrow Today’, Cribb will speak about the major risks to global food security over […]

Inspiring…ASC and friends

Comments on the Inspiring Australia conference from Liz Yuncken, ASC ACT branch Continue reading

Event: ‘Innovate and communicate’ + Canberra AGM

[ 24 November 2010; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Join ASC Canberra to hear James Bradfield Moody talk about the emerging new wave of innovation and participate in the ASC Canberra Annual General Meeting. Continue reading

Pies at the pub for Pi Day

[ 22 July 2010; 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm. 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm. 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ] Join ASC members for pies at the pub and maths games and entertainment for Pi Day 22 July Continue reading

Translating science into action

[ 1 July 2010; 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. ] Science is a discipline that can make a major difference to society, but scientific results often need some help to be translated into actions.

This joint event considers the different disciplines that help convert science content into actions in the community:

Extension officers are educating farmers about scientific research that can improve their […]