Event review: Melbourne National Science Week mixer

Thank you to Linden Ashcroft for the event review.
Science educators and communicators converged at Markov Place, Melbourne on Thursday 14 August to bring in National Science Week 2014.
More than 40 people came along to the Victorian branch of ASC’s ‘ice-breaker’ for what many claim to be the most exciting week of the year! The beer […]

Vic Event: Pre National Science Week Mixer: Open Mic Night

[ 24 July 2014; 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ] National Science Week (http://www.scienceweek.net.au) will be here soon (August 16-24) and we’d like to celebrate it with an Open Mic Night. Come on down to our Pre National Science Week Mixer and mingle with people who have events as part of National Science Week.

When: Thursday 14th August, 2014, 6:30-9:30pm
Where: Markov, Carlton (350-352 Drummond Street, Carlton, […]

Vic Event: The Art of communicating science: from cartoons to photography

[ 15 July 2014; 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm. ] Communicating science relies on the effective communication of scientific information and its relevance. The art of communicating through the visual medium cannot be underestimated in its ability to cut through nuances of language and get to the heart of the ideas being conveyed. Photography, animation, illustration, art, video and film can allow us to  – […]

Victorian 2014 special general meeting

[ 15 April 2014; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Missed the ASC conference? Haven’t yet caught up on all your podcasting? Join your ASC Vic colleagues and share the best bits of the conference together.This is your chance to continue discussions started at the conference, chat to your fellow ASC Vic members and have a say in the ASC Vic branch committee.

Date: Tuesday 15 […]

Science, Technology and the Future Conference in Melbourne

Who doesn’t love a good public lecture? How about a weekend jam-packed with thought-provoking, awe-inspiring talks about what the future might hold?
ASC-Victoria has teamed up with Humanity+ and the Rationalist Society to bring you the two day Science, Technology and the Future conference — a celebration of what the future might hold and what paths […]

ASC Victoria Christmas Trivia Night

#1 – What is Lord Kelvin’s real name?
#2 – How fast does the Earth rotate?
#3 – What are the chemical elements that spell ‘Cute cat’?
If you think you can answer those questions (or even if you can’t), JOIN US at the ASC Victoria Christmas Party Trivia Night!
Date: Wednesday 4th of December
Time: 6pm for a 6:30pm […]

Inspiring Australia update: Poo Power! is ready to light the world

The range of projects funded by Inspiring Australia’s Unlocking Australia’s Potential program is breathtaking, with a spread across animal, vegetable and mineral topics. Here’s news about one project that combines at least two of the three.

While cleaning up after your dog, have you ever thought, ‘What a waste of perfectly good dog waste!’? Probably not, […]

Science Week after-party

[ 21 August 2012; 6:30 pm to 11:00 pm. ] Science Week After-party
Come along and celebrate the end of Science Week after-party, a networking evening for Melbourne science communicators.
When: August 21, 2012, 6:30 pm
Where: Three Degrees, QV Square
First drink and nibbles are on us!
ASC members (& guest): Free
Science Week organisers: Free
Non-members: $15
(Discounted memberships on the night)
To book: http://sciencecentric_2012.eventbrite.com

VIC | Science Centric Science Week After-party

Science Week is a time of frenetic activity for many science communicators. Come along and celebrate the end of Science Week at the Science Centric After-party, a networking evening for Melbourne science communicators.

When: August 21, 2012, 6:30 pm
Where: Three Degrees, QV Square
First drink and nibbles are on us!
ASC members: Free
Science Week organisers: Free
Non-members: $15
(Discounted memberships […]

What do Victorians think about science?

New research from the Department of Business and Innovation’s Science and Community Unit.
Time: 5.30-7pm
Date: Tues 3 April 2012
Place: Melbourne Museum
Read the findings: http://www.business.vic.gov.au/communityresearch
The 2011 report, “Community Interest and Engagement with Science and Technology in Victoria” provides the clearest and most detailed survey yet of public attitudes and behaviour. Its findings should inform and provoke individual […]