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The ASC Canberra committee aims to provide useful, thought-provoking and fun events, short courses and support to local ASC members. We also provide input to the national activities.

Branch committee

The 2017 ACT branch committee is:

  • President – Aidan Murray
  • Treasurer (Financial administrator) – Stuart McMillen
  • Co-secretaries – Sian Keys & Karina Judd
  • National Liaison Officers – Hannah Feldman & Jesse Jorgensen-Price
  • Co-Social Media Convenors – Mizaan Ahmad & Rory Chevalier
  • Media Liaison – Broderick Matthews
  • General Committee members – Kate O’Sullivan, Sarah Bradley, Caitlin Matthews

Events for 2017

Feb 22nd  SciBeeria: The Science of Beer
March 28th  Most Likely To Succeed: Film Screening
May 11th Science Communication Careers Night
…and more to come!

Some of our popular past events have included:

  • Cartoons, Science and Politics – Communicating Big Ideas
  • Regular networking nights with ASC members
  • The Science of Beer
  • Careers in Research: Is Australia producing too many PhDs? – Panel discussion
  • MayDay! Re-examing Canberra’s deadliest plane crash – National Science Week
  • Producing great podcasts – workshop
  • Big Snapshot of Australian Science Engagement! (on behalf of national ASC project team)Clean Energy Future: Using market research to inform strategy
  • Communicating the “State of the environment”
  • Are you π-curious?
  • CSI vs Real Forensic Science
  • Science Communicators: where would science be without them?
  • Improving your writing: how to edit your own work

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Contact us:

For more information on events, interest in joining our committee, or to suggest an event you would like to see run in the ACT, please email us at – we always welcome your comments.