Looking for #scicomm mentors

By Lisa Bailey
It’s 3 Minute Thesis season around the country, and I was thinking that they are chock full of potential ASC members! I’m looking for current ASC members who work in these institutions, or who can attend the 3MT finals public events (or any of the training/heats leading up to them in many cases) […]

Sharing amazing science stories at FameLab 2016

Thank you to Sarah Lau for the post.
I recently had the honour of MCing the WA semi-final of FameLab 2016 at the WA Maritime Museum in Fremantle.
FameLab sees early career researchers share their research in a three minute presentation – using everything from props to poetry, but certainly no PowerPoint!
Beginning in 2005 at the Cheltenham […]

Cosmos Media and Science Alert support the 2015 ASC Grants Program

After a successful first year in 2014, the Australian Science Communicators (ASC) is continuing its Annual Professional Development Grants Program and this year it is bigger and better thanks to two sponsors coming on board, Cosmos Media and Science Alert.
The program, opening today, will again provide members with an exclusive opportunity to gain support to […]

WA Event: Quizalicious Quiz Night – Tuesday 21 October

Get your thinking caps on and join us for our fabulous annual Quizalicious Quiz Night!
Great prizes. Tables of 6.
WHEN?      Tuesday 21 October 2014 – Doors open at 6pm (come have some pub grub beforehand). Quiz starts at 7pm sharp
WHERE?    Rosie O’Gradys, 205 James Street, Northbridge (in the Cab Bar)
WHO?         Anyone 18 years+
COST?       $10 ASC Members, $15 non-members, or $60 a table
HOW?        Bookings are […]

WA Event: An Evening of Food and Science

Due to a change of date, there’s still a chance to attend the WA-Branch’s event – ‘An Evening of Food and Science’!! Come join us and some of WA’s food science, wine and gastronomy experts to discuss, investigate and test the science behind food and wine. Presenters include:

Emma Donnelly- 2012 My Kitchen Rules Contestant
Garry Lee- […]

WA Event: An Evening of Food and Science

The WA Branch of the Australian Science Communicators invites you to An Evening of Food and Science!
Come join us and some of WA’s food science, wine and gastronomy experts to discuss, investigate and test the science behind food and wine.
Presenters include,

Emma Donnelly- 2012 My Kitchen Rules Contestant
Garry Lee- UWA Food Scientist
Vince Bligh- Greenpiper Wines
Joanne Castelli- Home […]

WA Event – Behind the Scenes – Regional Resource Recycling Centre

The ASC-WA branch is heading to the Regional Resource Recovery Centre (RRRC) in Canningvale to have a tour behind the scenes of the recycling facility.
Join us:
Saturday 22 February
10.00am-12.00pm (followed by lunch at The Last Drop)
Places are limited to 25, so BOOK EARLY to avoid disappointment! Register online now at http://resourcerecoverycentre.eventbrite.com.au
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The RRRC’s Community Engagement and Communications […]

Behind the scenes at the Western Australian Herbarium

Join us on Monday 21 October for a behind-the-scenes tour of the Western Australian Herbarium with Collections Manager Karina Knight!
Drinks and nibblies will be provided prior to the tour (from 5.30pm) with the tour commencing at 6.00pm and taking around 1-1.5 hours.
Stay for networking and further refreshments after the tour.
Places are limited, so please head […]

Member profile – Sarah Lau

Thank you to Sarah Lau who shared her deepest darkest secrets with us for this Q&A profile!
When not working as Communication Manager for ChemCentre in Western Australia, Sarah spends her time keeping things in order as the Secretary of the ASC. As a long-term member, Sarah’s commitment to the ASC is a great example of […]

ASC-WA – Museum and Mummies Night

[ 27 May 2013; 5:45 pm to 7:30 pm. ] Join ASC-WA at the WA Museum to hear from ‘New Museum’ Director Trish McDonald about the plans and vision for the new Museum construction.
This informal talk will be followed by a private viewing of the new exhibition from the British Museum – ‘Secrets of the Afterlife: Magic, Mummies & Immortality in Ancient Egypt’.
Drinks and finger […]