Unsung Hero of Australian Science Communication 2017

The Australian Science Communicators
is proud to offer the
Unsung Hero Award of Australian Science Communication
Nominations close at 5pm Adelaide time on Tuesday 31 October 2017.
ASC Unsung Hero Award 2017 Nomination Form – Entry PDF
ASC Unsung Hero Award 2016 Nomination Form – Entry WORD
The Unsung Hero of Australian Science Communication is an initiative of the Australian Science […]

Science communication stars at the Eurekas

Thank you to Bianca Nogrady for this article.
It’s fitting that, at the so-called Oscars of Australian science, your entrée is described as a ‘gastronomical geode’ that must be excavated from a box of edible dirt.
Eureka winner Renae Sayers
As amusing as that was, it was but a minor moment in a night that delivered plenty of […]

President’s Update

Thank you to Joan Leach for the President update.
Can it be prize season again?
As much as it terrifies me that another year has come round, I’ve spent some time over the last week looking at nominations for some of the national prizes — the Eurekas, FameLab — to just name two. It’s pretty inspiring what […]

Congratulations ASC Unsung Hero 2015 – Kylie Walker #ASC2016

Yesterday, Professor Joan Leach, President of Australian Science Communicators (ASC), awarded the 2015 Unsung Hero of Australian Science Communication.
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 contributions.
Kylie Walker was recognised as the 2015 winner for her significant […]

Unsung Hero of Australian Science Communication 2015

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 Brisbane on 11 March 2016.
Nominations close at 5pm on Monday 22 February 2016.
ASC Unsung Hero Award 2015 Nomination Form – Entry PDF
ASC Unsung Hero Award 2015 Nomination Form – Entry WORD
The Unsung […]

President’s Update

Thank you to Joan Leach for the President’s Update.
Award Season
Award season is well and truly underway—I was very pleased to be invited to the Eureka awards this year.  Citizen science, quality long-form science journalism, and generally good science communication all got a shout out at the awards.  Next up, the Premier’s Prizes for Science.  While […]

Cosmos Media and Science Alert support the 2015 ASC Grants Program

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 […]

Unsung Hero of Science Communication Award 2014 announcement

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 […]

Unsung Hero of Australian Science Communication 2014

The Australian Science Communicators
is proud to offer the
Unsung Hero Award of Australian Science Communication
 
The award will be announced in early 2015.
Nominations close at 5pm on Friday 20 February 2015.
ASC Unsung Hero Award 2014 Nomination Form – Entry
 
The Unsung Hero of Australian Science Communication is an initiative of the Australian Science Communicators. The ASC offers this award […]

Best Australian Science Writing 2014

Thank you to Ashley Hay for letting us know all the details.
Submissions close March 31 – don’t miss out!
Submissions have been coming in for this year’s Best Australian Science Writing for the past couple of months now and there’s just over a month remaining for science communicators to submit their words for consideration. It’s a […]