President’s Update

Thank you to Joan Leach for the President’s Update.
I’m writing this on the plane as I return from a work trip around China and am reflecting on the extraordinary interest in science communication currently emerging there. What I found were University presidents and organisations across China who want to learn from Australia about science communication […]

ASC Victoria: Notice of AGM

The ASC-Vic is announcing their end of year dinner and AGM.

Where: Lincoln Hotel, 91 Cardigan St Carlton
When: November 23rd, 2016 at 6pm for the AGM and 6:30pm for the dinner
What: ASC will buy you a free beer/wine for coming out to the AGM

We have tables reserved for ASC members to dine together and have a good […]

ASC Reflection: Case Study: Nicholas J Johnson

As part of ASC Victoria’s ‘Case Study’ series, we organised a night on October 7th with ASC member Nicholas J Johnson. Nicholas is someone who combines science communication with magic, literally. His show, Deceptology, was part of the Melbourne Magic Festival earlier this year and he uses magic as a way to explore the psychology […]

President’s Update

Thank you to Joan Leach for the President’s Update.
Coonabarabran, NSW
I just had an amazing weekend at StarFest at Siding Spring Observatory in the Warrumbungles; inspiring to see the observatory at work after it was threatened by fire in 2013. They’ve added a renewed exhibition space and there was a lot of energy around the research. […]

New global science of learning website launches

International publishing group Nature Research has launched a global online community dedicated to improving knowledge on the science of learning, in partnership with The University of Queensland.
The npj Science of Learning Community website is a space for communicators, teachers, policymakers and scientists working in neuroscience, education and psychology to discuss how to enhance learning in schools.
The […]

ASC Constitution, 2015 Special General Meeting and 2015 AGM

The ASC Constitution was reviewed and adopted at a Special General Meeting in Canberra on 18 November 2015.
The Constitution is available here.
The minutes from the Special General Meeting are available here.
The ASC Annual General Meeting was held on 19 November 2015.
The minutes from the Annual General meeting are available here.
For queries and corrections, please contact […]

Pre-National Science Week Mixer – Victoria

Pre-National Science Week Mixer – Thursday, August 11 at 6:00 PM

Have you got an upcoming event to spruik as part of National Science Week? Or maybe you’d like to hear about the events happening in your area?

Join the Australian Science Communicators Victorian branch and other science-enthusiasts for an open mic and networking night. We’ll open the […]

The Wild Melbourne Journey – A case study in science communication

The Wild Melbourne Journey

This is a FREE event but places are limited so register your attendance here and stay tuned for updates at the Facebook even page here.
 

And that’s a wrap! Here’s a story from our day at the beach #scistoryASC

Storytelling can transform dry, technical information into compelling and relatable content that everyone wants to read, watch, listen to and share. The SA Chapter of Australian Science Communicators hosted a one-day mini-conference to explore the role of storytelling in science communication. Continue reading

You ask the questions… turning the tables on the media on 27 June.

·         Have you ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes in a newsroom?
·         Who decides what stories to cover and when?
·         Where do science stories fit in?
·         And how do you get your research in the news?
Join us on Monday 27 June to find out as the Australian Science Communicators, Royal Society of Victoria, […]