As the world faces the coronavirus pandemic crisis, organisations are exploring new ways to promote content in accessible and engaging formats, as people look to connect online relatively more. At Australian Science Communicators NSW, we have kicked off our #fromtheLAB series that engages and connects everyone with scientists, researchers, innovators through short videos where they […]
Australian Science Communicators, NSW Branch is so proud to support the documentary style video on Perspectives on Diversity in STEMM.
Quoted from Australia’s Science Channel: With a quarter of its population born overseas, Australia is culturally and linguistically diverse. Inclusion and diversity are core of the identity and spirit of Australian society and its contemporary culture.
On March 11, the Australian Science Communicators (ASC) will bring together leading science communicators and journalists from across the globe to network and discuss current issues for science communication at QUT University, Gardens Point.
Speakers include Climate Communication Fellow for the Global Change Institute at The University of Queensland John Cook, Director of Communications and Outreach […]
The advanced connectivity and computing power of Smartphones opens up new possibilities for science communication, and an increasing number of institutions are experimenting with this great potential. That’s the topic of the thesis I published as part of my Masters of Science Communication, in which I look at the potential benefits and limitations of science-related […]
Thanks to Dustin Welbourne for the Facebook update!
The ASC Facebook group appears to be growing at a relatively steady rate with now > 1300 members. There is a core group of 20–50 people that regularly post material and engage in conversations. A special thank you needs to go out to James Hutson who did up […]
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 […]
Thank you to Sarah Keenihan for preparing this piece.
There’s no doubting Professor Rob Morrison’s science communication credentials. With more than 40 years of experience as a broadcaster and author, he has also won many national and international awards. In 2002 he received the Eureka Prize for Critical Thinking and the Michael Daley award for science […]
The new ASC Annual Professional Development Grants Program will provide members with an opportunity to gain support to undertake further professional development. There are three separate grants available for science communication and investigative journalism. Continue reading
Thank you to Michelle Wheeler for preparing this story from the booth!
As science communicators, we all love to share the latest exciting research and the stories of the scientists who make it their life’s work.
But what if the science itself was dependent on direct help from your audience?
A carbon capture and storage group has formed […]
Thank you to Michelle Wheeler for sharing her answers to these FAQs with us.
As anyone who attended the ASC Conference in Brisbane this year knows, there was an awful lot going on. So much so, that even as you grabbed a quick coffee or bite to eat during the breaks, you may have noticed science […]