Nominate an Unsung Hero for 2022

The Unsung Hero of Australian Science Communication is an initiative of the Australian Science Communicators. The award recognises our heroes in science communication who have not yet had the recognition they deserve.

Nominations are now open for the 2022 Unsung Hero Award of Australian Science Communication.

Nominate a peer via this form.

UPDATE: Nominations close at 9 AM […]

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

We start this issue of SCOPE with a huge thank you to the membership for your continued support and our re-election into the Co-President role. We’re a little daunted by the list of things we’re tackling over the next 12 months, but we are excited by the challenge and the potential for success. A bit […]

Welcoming our new ASC Executive Committee members

Our new Executive Committee members were elected at our 2022 Annual General Meeting in November this year. The Committee is responsible for managing all the ongoing strategic and operational needs of the ASC at a national level.

Please join us in welcoming the new team! They’re excited to be leading you into the new year.

Dr Tom […]

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 ( 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 […]