Science Week Trivia Night, Brisbane

[ 13 August 2013; 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] The South East Queensland Australian Science Communicators branch has teamed up with the Science Teachers’ Association of Queensland to celebrate National Science Week with a spot of trivia.

Hosted by the Green Beacon Brewery,Teneriffe, and mc’d by the talented Dr Joel Gilmore, the night will be cocktail of good beer, food, science and fun.

Invite your family, colleagues and […]

The problem with science reporting

Susannah Elliott CEO of the Australia Science Media Centre talks to Radio National – Media Report about the lack of science journalists.
Australian journalism isn’t covering science based stories very well.  And these include disease, obesity, climate change, natural disasters and the Murray-Darling. But increasingly science is being ghettoised into the sensational or the quirky, as […]

SEQ AGM + Meet the Experts

[ 30 January 2013; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ]
The South East Queensland AGM will be held on Wednesday 30th January at QPAC cafe, South Brisbane.

Members can nominate on the night or via proxy for the following positions:

Social media manager
Student liaison
Committee member

To coincide, we will be hosting a panel discussion with three prominent science communicators

Jenni Metcalfe, Director of Econnect Communication
Claire Cameron, Acting Science […]

AGM 2012 – Official Notification and Papers

This is the official notice of the Australian Science Communicators’ Annual General Meeting, to be held in Brisbane, Queensland, on 27 November 2012.
The AGM is being hosted by the ASC Queensland Branch. The AGM will be followed by a Science Trivia Night,  hosted by compere extraordinaire and science all-rounder David Ellyard.
What: Science Trivia Night and […]

2012 Prime Minister’s Science prizes

The stars are out and shining tonight
Professor and Astronomer Ken Freeman will be dusting off the old suit for a meeting with Government officials, including the PM, in the Great Hall of Parliament House tonight when he receives a token appreciation for his work in the field of planets and stars and the discovery of […]

National AGM and Trivia Night

[ 27 November 2012; 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm. 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm. ] Think you could out-fact Dr Karl? Then show off your skills at our Science Trivia Night.

Organise a table of friends or team up with others on the night. Hosted by science all-rounder David Ellyard the night will be a great way to meet like minded people and exercise the brain.

ASC members are also encouraged to attend the National AGM […]

What bugs you?

[ 26 September 2012; 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm. ]
Ever wanted to be a discoverer or name something? Then entomology may be the profession for you given only an estimated third of all insects in Australia have been classified so far.

At this month’s South East Queensland get-together Geoff Thompson one of Australia’s few specialist insect illustrators talks to us about the field and his […]

Café Scientifique launches with “The Science of Cocktails”

[ 18 August 2012; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] A networking evening for scientists, science communicators and science enthusiasts.

Join Dr Geoff Garret,Queensland’s Chief Scientist and Dr Ian Galloway, CEO of Queensland Museum for an evening of cocktails and canapés, discussions and networking, live music and photography.
WHAT: The closing ceremony of National Science Week coincides with the launch ofQueensland’s first Café Scientifique, a space for […]

Social media workshop – Brisbane event

[ 22 May 2012; 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm. ] Science-­‐connect a FREE workshop on science communication through social media
Are you interested in using social media to communicate science?

Is social media part of your job as a science communicator?

Come along to the Science-­‐connect workshop and learn more about:

Applying social media in science communication
Engaging and keeping the attention of your target audience
Determining if your social media […]

Queensland science communicators, we want you!

[ 22 May 2012; 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm. ] The Big Snapshot of Australian Science Engagement – Brisbane Event

How are we engaging people with science in Australia, and how do we do it better?

The ASC with Bridge8 and Econnect Communication are creating a high definition picture of Australian science engagement. This is your chance to contribute right at the start.

The new project is funded […]