Australian Science Communication Awards 2024

For the first year, the ASC is now presenting multiple awards addressing a range of gaps in the current Australian merit landscape.

Nominations closed at 12 PM AEST on Thursday 16 May 2024. We look forward to announcing the award winners at the ASC Conference in Perth, 19 June 2024!

Previous recipients of the Unsung Hero award […]

ASC2024 Support, Connect, Grow Conference Website is now live!

Take a look at the schedule and you won’t be able to help but get excited about the fantastic socials planned. Events like the Scitech Extravaganza, the Sundowner Networking event that’s sponsored by CPAS and WABSI, the Gala Dinner at the gorgeous Western Australian Museum and MORE! 

Get tickets and register

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ASC at Science Meets Parliament 2024

Shanii Phillips, ASC Council Member: Vice President, Policy

The Australian democratic system is truly like no other. In no other country in the world are ordinary citizens allowed to walk into Federal Parliament and bump into MPs, Senators, and political staffers to have open and honest conversations. Science Meets Parliament 2024 (SMP), hosted by Science […]

Job available: Technical support officer [contractor]

About the role

For an immediate start, the ASC is seeking the support of a temporary contractor with technical skills in membership database migration/management and web development who can invoice for their time. We expect this role to run for approximately 1 to 3 months, with the potential for ad hoc support needed for the next […]

How to build your freelance career in science journalism

This event is being run by our friends over at the Science Journalists Association of Australia who have extended an invitation to ASC members to join. We are grateful to the SJAA for this professional development opportunity for our members.

Bianca Nogrady will run two workshops covering everything you need to know to become a successful […]

ASC2024 – Conference Venue Announcement

We are very excited to announce that the Australian Science Communicators 2024 national conference: ASC2024: Support, Connect, Grow will be held at the University of Western Australia!

This is a particularly special conference as we celebrate the 30th year of Australian Science Communicators,  and the first time the national conference has been held in Perth. We […]

Online networking events are starting again in 2024

Our online networking events are starting up again for 2024, with the amazing co-hosts Phil and Claire taking lead to coordinate a series of online opportunities to connect with peers and share knowledge.

Catch up with old friends, make new friends, colleagues and mentors/mentees as ASC national hosts a networking event amongst members.

These monthly events are […]

Informal dinner and/or drinks in Melbourne

Join Sarah and the Science in Public team for casual dinner and/or drinks at the Belgian Beer Cafe in Southbank, Melbourne.

The event is intended to be an informal catchup. Pay your own way: pop by for a drink or stay on for dinner.

The detailsLocation: The Belgian Beer Cafe; 5 Riverside Quay, Southbank, MelbourneWhen: Tuesday, 12 […]

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

Welcome to 2024. For those lucky to have had a break, we hope it was a restful, safe and rejuvenating one.

Looking forward, we’re both really excited for the year ahead. After our first national committee meeting last month, we are very optimistic about what we will be able to collaboratively achieve this year.

Something we are […]

Researchers behaving badly

This event is being hosted by our friends at the SJAA.

While we have confirmed that the live event is available for ASC members to attend, the recording of the event is likely to be limited to SJAA members only. We recommend registering and attending for the live event if this is of interest to you.

A […]