VIC Event: Science + Media Speed Dating

Are you a scientist? Get tips on how to sell your science, then practice your one-minute pitch on speed dates with journalists and science writers.
Are you a journalist? Get all your new science stories in one night.  In half an hour you’ll hear 10 new science stories and meet a bunch of new talent.
Join us […]

VIC Forum for Practitioners: International approaches to social inclusion, outreach and science communication by universities‏

The Victorian chapter of Equity Practitioners in Higher Education Australasia is delighted to welcome higher education practitioners to a forum with international guest speaker Tricia Jenkins MBE (UK). ASC Victoria is supporting this great event.
The Forum will appeal to those practitioners involved in equity and access, science communication, outreach, community engagement and associated research as […]

National Science Week Victorian Event Holders Meeting for 2015

National Science Week is Australia’s largest national festival. Running each year in August, over 1,000 events take place across the country with more than 1,000,000 people involved.

The National Science Week Victorian Coordinating Committee invites you to our National Science Week (SWk) Victorian Event Holders meeting. Join potential and committed event holders for an evening of networking, collaboration […]

Laborastory wants you for 2015!

Thanks to Natalie Bedini for the invitation.

Share the story of your science hero at The Laborastory

On the first Wednesday of each month The Laborastory brings together five scientists from diverse fields to share the story of their science hero. They share the stories of the tragedies and triumphs of the men and women who […]

Vic Event: Comedy Festival- Meat Bags

“Meatbags” is possibly the most scientific show at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival—and we’ve got a special ticket deal for ASC Vic members.
 The show is all about the human body, and presented  by Doctor-turned-comedian Dr Pam Rana, and science-communicator Tom Lang.
ASC members and friends can see the show on Tuesday 31 March for the special […]

Event Review: Vic Event: Movie Night – The Theory of Everything

The first event the Victorian branch has put on this year, was a delightful screening of the Theory of Everything. While there have been a number of great science movies out over summer, the story of Stephen Hawking’s life, his relationships with his wife and his love of physics was the clear frontrunner. Eddie Redmayne […]

Vic Event: Movie Night – The Theory of Everything

For a brief moment in time, let’s get together to witness the scientist-inspired movie of the year- the Golden Globe winning, Oscar nominated, Stephen Hawking biopic The Theory of Everything.
Bring along your family and friends to the beautiful Kino Cinemas, Collins St on Thursday 19th February.  Arrive from 6pm for a drink in the foyer and a […]

Event: ASC Victoria end of year party and AGM

Show off your science at the ASC Victoria end of year party and AGM. Put the party appropriate night of Monday 24 November in your calendars for an evening of networking, pizza eating, drinking and general celebrations!
‘Science Show-off’ is your chance to show the Victorian science communication community something, weird, funny, quirky, musical or cunning… […]

Vic Event: Workshop: Crowdsourcing information for humanitarian disaster responses

ASC Victoria are pleased to present a FREE workshop on Crowdsourcing information for humanitarian disaster responses. The workshop will be run by Cobi Smith who has been intimately involved with the project.
When: Monday, October 6, 6pm, for a 6:15 start – 7:30pm
Where: The Meeting Room at the East Melbourne Library and Community Centre | 122 […]

Event review: The art of communicating science

Thank you to Kathleen Hayes and George Aranda for the event review.
The Victorian branch recently held an event looking at the use of art – such as photography, animation, illustration and video – in communicating science.
A wonderful night was had by all, with ASC member Kathleen Hayes providing the following review:
“A night of good company, interesting conversation […]