On the 16th of July ASC Victoria was delighted to host NZ Science Communicator – Elizabeth Connor, Captain of The KinShip (http://www.thekinship.co.nz), a science communication organisation that “connects science with the human side of the equation.”
Elizabeth ran a Science Storytelling Workshop with about 20 guests who included science […]
Great science stories are often out there waiting to be discovered and told to a broader audience. ASC is fortunate to reflect a community of storytellers, journalists, science writers and broadcasters as well as scientists with media savvy and a passion for communicating their discoveries. But do we do enough to bring them together?
ASC Victoria […]
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 […]
Thanks to Sarah Lau for the award announcement round up.
Recently, we celebrated the best and brightest of Australian Science Communication at the Unsung Hero award presentation ceremony in Sydney.
The ASC created the Unsung Hero award to honour a person or group who exemplifies science communication and who has not yet received significant recognition for their […]
Time to get together for another ASC-Vic science movie night!
This time it’s the next installment of a pre-historic spectacle – JURASSIC WORLD!
Whether you’re a dino-fan or simply dino-curious, this is guaranteed to be a tricera-tops event..
Tickets can be purchased at https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/asc-vic-event-movie-night-jurassic-world-tickets-17333631358
Mark Thursday 25th June in the diary.
Bring along your family and friends to the beautiful Kino Cinemas, […]
Thank you to ASC President Joan Leach for the January update.
Though, from the volume of activity already going on in ASC circles, it very much feels as if the year is more than 1/12th underway. At the start of this year, ASC is forming a new executive as hardworking 2013/2014 executive volunteers take a […]
I am pleased to announce there is one nomination for the position of National President of Australian Science Communicators for the upcoming AGM: Associate Professor Joan Leach.
Joan has been nominated by Will Grant and seconded by Ruth Neale.
Please see below for Joan’s nomination statement.
Click here for more information on the 2014 AGM.
– Sarah Lau, National […]
Thank you to Kathleen Hayes for sharing her experience.
Recently I was fortunate enough to be able to visit Mt Burnett observatory, located conveniently close to Melbourne, and learn about astronomy through hands on experience!
The big 18 inch telescope, originally built for the Monash University physics department in 1972 was unfortunately out of action but […]
Thank you to Joan Leach for the President’s update.
This month, I participated in a debate at the RiAus on genetic modification (sponsored by the Waite Research Institute at Uni Adelaide)—not whether we should be doing it or its dangers or potentials—but how we should carry out conversations about it in public. During the course of […]