ASC seeking new volunteer national web editor

Express your enthusiasm for the face of #scicomm, gain new skills and make a difference to the science communication community, who rely on the ASC as a trusted source of #scicomm news, views & opportunities
Location: anywhere in Australia with broadband internet access.
Honorarium: $1000 per annum, with the expectation of being available to provide a regular […]

Improving communication with Improv

Standing in a circle passing an imaginary ball of energy around between each other is not, perhaps, the type of activity you would expect at an ASC event. It was however, a warm up game for the recent Improve your communication with improv workshop held in Adelaide in June. Hosted by Jarrad and Dane from […]

Job Opening: Senior Editor at Nature Index, Springer Nature

Nature Research is looking for a Senior Editor to join the Nature Index team. See job description and link to application below.
Key Selling Points:

Join a global company and leader in publishing
Supportive management and a collegiate environment
Full-time, permanent position, with competitive salary

Oversee the creation of data-driven supplements and digital content about research trends, developments, and policies […]

Announcing the ASC Unsung Hero of Australian Science Communication 2016

Last night at the ASC2017 Conference, Australian Science Communicators announced the Unsung Hero of Australian Science Communication award winner for 2016.
As well as the overall winner, the panel wished to recognise one highly commended finalist in this year’s award.
ASC thanks the judging panel including 2015 Unsung Hero winner Kylie Walker, and Bianca Nogrady for their time […]

Reminder – ASC AGM and call for proxies

Reminder – the ASC AGM is coming up in Adelaide on 22 February 2017.
The 2016-17 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. It also includes reports from the President and Treasurer.
When: […]

Notice of the ASC Annual General Meeting, Adelaide, 22 February 2017

This is the official notice of the Australian Science Communicators’ Annual General Meeting, to be held in Adelaide, South Australia on 22 February 2017.
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 […]

O brave new world, that has such people in ‘t!

By Craig Cormick
Let’s do a little bit of short-term crystal ball gazing. (I have this wonderful glass ball crafted by a glass-blower – those most wonderful and near-extinct artisans).  What is 2017 likely to bring and what impacts will it have on what we do in our work as science communicators?
According to groups like the […]

Science editor position at Biotext

Biotext is looking for a motivated science editor to join our team.
Biotext turns complex science and policy information into effective publications. For more than 15 years, we have produced publications for scientific agencies, government departments, academic and nongovernment organisations, both in Australia and overseas. Biotext is an acknowledged leader in science writing, editing and design, specialising […]

Unsung Hero of Australian Science Communication 2016

The Australian Science Communicators
is proud to offer the
Unsung Hero Award of Australian Science Communication
The award will be announced at the ASC Conference in Adelaide on 23 February 2017.
Nominations close at 5pm on Wednesday 8 February 2017.
ASC Unsung Hero Award 2016 Nomination Form – Entry PDF
ASC Unsung Hero Award 2016 Nomination Form – Entry WORD
The Unsung […]

Australian Broadcasting Corporation – Executive Producer, Catalyst

The Australian Broadcasting Corporation (‘ABC’) is Australia’s main national public broadcaster, providing television, radio, online and mobile services throughout metropolitan and regional Australia, as well as overseas through Radio Australia and Australia Plus.
Catalyst is the ABC’s flagship science television show. It showcases significant Australian and international science discoveries that have an impact on the broad […]