2023 conference tickets now available

Tickets for the 2023 February conference are now available on the membership website. Now’s the time to grab that early bird ticket – they automatically run out on 31 December.

Keep an eye out for the abstract submission form in the coming days. There will a range of talk, panel, workshop and other engagement options. Note […]

The ASC is now an STA Member

As part of our strategic review, we have been seeking opportunities to increase the public value and relevance for ASC membership.

Over several conferences and meetings across the past 3 years, the ASC has considered becoming a member of Science Technology Australia (STA). Earlier this year we again discussed this at a National Council meeting, where […]

ASC Co-Presidents’ Message, Jirana Boontanjai and Tom Carruthers

We took a double take when we went to write this month’s edition as it’s been one year since we were elected – how time flies!

This month we are looking forward to what has become ASC Day, Wednesday 16 November. First we will be holding the AGM – please RSVP as soon as possible.

Following the […]

Join the inaugural ASC Honours and Masters Research Symposium

We would like to invite members and non-members to join us for the inaugural Masters and Honours Research Symposium on 16 November, featuring students researching science communication presenting their work.

The Symposium

This online symposium will see students present their research to the SciComm community, with the opportunity for moderated questions and discussion afterwards.

Check out our program […]

ASC Co-Presidents’ Message, Jirana Boontanjai and Tom Carruthers

The months really do seem to rush faster and faster as we approach the end of the year! We’re working hard on the February 2023 conference, but it’s a lot of load on the tiny conference team whose personal/professional lives are very busy. If you can spare some time and help us out, please get […]

2022 Annual General Meeting

The Australian Science Communicators Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held virtually on Zoom on Wednesday 16 November 2022 at 12:00PM AEDT | 11:30AM ACDT | 11:00AM AEST | 10:30AM ACST | 9:00AM AWST.

View the agenda, President’s report and Treasurer’s report here

Please fill in this form (bit.ly/ASC-AGM22) to:

register to attend the AGM or appoint a […]

The strategic review: where we’re up to

If you’ve kept up with our SCOPE newsletters and other communications activity over the past 9 months, you’d know that the ASC Executive have been running a structured discovery-led strategic review process. This has been the primary purpose of our work in 2022, and we’ve made some significant progress.

We wanted to share an update of […]

The inaugural ASC Honours and Masters symposium

The Australian Science Communicators would like to invite all Masters and Honours students researching science communication who will be completing their degrees in 2022 to present their research at our online symposium between 14-19 November 2022.

There are not many opportunities for students completing science communication research to present, and even less if you’re not […]

ASC Co-Presidents’ Message, Jirana Boontanjai and Tom Carruthers

An internal delay with us sending SCOPE this month has meant we are coinciding with the day much of the world pauses to acknowledge the passing of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II. We acknowledge her significant impact on the world over the past 70 years as Australia’s Monarch, and pay our respects. We’ve written a […]

Vale Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

Today, we woke to the news of the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

For 70 years, Queen Elizabeth II reigned as Australia’s Head of State. During her reign, The Queen visited Australia 16 times and saw more of this country than many locals, visiting every state and territory.

We acknowledge the links many of […]