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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

The ACT Branch will soon be holding its 2023 Annual General Meeting (AGM):

Date: Tuesday 28 November 2023
Time: 5:45 for a 6:00 meeting
Location: The RUC Turner Bowls Club, 54 McCaughey St, Turner, ACT, 2616

This is your opportunity to learn about what we achieved in 2023, and to plan ahead for 2024. All ASC members (or those curious about joining) are welcome to attend, and to stay for barefoot bowls afterwards.

Please RSVP using our Google Docs RSVP form or read our draft agenda for the meeting.

Branch committee

The 2023 ACT branch committee is:

  • President: Camille Thomson
  • Vice-President: Isabella Robinson
  • Secretary: Olivia Congdon
  • Treasurer: Stuart McMillen
  • National Liaison Officer: Camille Thomson
  • Social Media Officer: Isabella Robinson
  • General Committee Members: Aidan Muirhead, Indigo Strudwicke, Jillian Matthews, Manon McKeachie & Toss Gascoigne

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

Keep up to date with upcoming events:

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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