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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.

Upcoming Event

Meet the new ASC committee! A social event in Haig Park, featuring lightning talks from the 2022 ACT Branch committee. Thursday 17 February 2022 at 5:45 pm. Read the full details.

Branch committee

The 2022 ACT branch committee is:

  • President: Camille Thomson
  • Vice-President: Jillian Matthews
  • Secretary: Olivia Congdon & Indigo Strudwicke
  • Treasurer: Stuart McMillen
  • National Liaison Officer: Indigo Strudwicke
  • General Committee Members: Aidan Muirhead, Henry Fitzpatrick & Toss Gascoigne

Supported memberships for 2022 were awarded to Trinity Trantino and Kate Lehane as part of ASC ACT Branch’s Covid-19 response package.

Some of our popular 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
  • Coffee and Connections

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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.

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