Event Review: inaugural Australian Citizen Science Conference

Thanks to Vicki Martin for the event review.
 
Review of the inaugural Australian Citizen Science Conference
Canberra, 23-25 July 2015
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The chilly winter Canberra morning couldn’t slow down the enthusiasm of attendees at the inaugural Australian Citizen Science Conference on 23rd July this year. Seats were as rare as hens teeth at this over-subscribed event, with […]

Event review: The science nation

Australia’s newest public events series, The Science Nation, kicked off in May by touring the event The Storytelling of Science, which was run as a one-off event at the 2014 ASC conference, through Adelaide, Brisbane and Sydney. All three events were a big success with strong attendance, and much fun being had by both the […]

Pre National Science Week Mixer

Kick off your National Science Week with a bang at the Markov in Carlton Thursday 13th August from 6pm!
Your ASC Vic are once again hosting a celebration mixer event on the eve of the big week. Part social, part networking, part informative, part entertainment, this is the chance to get together, have a drink, win […]

Freelance science communicators panel lunch

[ 25 June 2015; 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm. ] Life as a freelance science communicator

Date: Thursday 25 June 2015. Panel 12:00-13:00. Lunch 13:00-14:00.
Venue: Two Before Ten Cafe, Aranda Shops, Aranda, ACT, 2614

This event features professional insights from three Canberra freelancers, who will
discuss taming the financial and lifestyle challenges of running a freelance business.

Malini Devadas – MD Writing & Editing
Dr Malini Devadas earned a PhD […]

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 […]

Event review: Laborastory

Thank you to Sean Elliot for sharing his experience presenting at Laborastory.
 

One of the biggest challenges I have found in science theatre is how to gather a crowd. All the passion and production on stage may be for naught if there isn’t an audience to play to.

In October I participated in Laborastory to a packed […]

President’s update

Thank you to Joan Leach for the President’s update.
Season’s Greetings

It’s that time of year when every organisation needs to get in its AGM, settle its accounts, and clear its books! While this is not the most festive of activities, it does signal the end of the year and time for a bit of reckoning. I’m […]

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… […]

Official Notice of ASC National AGM – Canberra, 5 December 2014

This is the official notice of the Australian Science Communicators’ Annual General Meeting, to be held in Canberra, ACT on 5 December 2014.
The AGM is an opportunity for members to hear about the year’s events at the national level, and also to have their say about what should happen in the year to come. […]