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.
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
Keep up to date with upcoming events:
ACT Inspiring Australia website (list of science based events in the Canberra region)
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 firstname.lastname@example.org – we always welcome your comments.
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