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South East Queensland Australian Science Communicators’ Committee

The South East Queensland ASC Committee aims to create a social and thought-provoking experience by organising get-togethers, professional development workshops and fun and interesting science and communication events for local ASC members.

We invite knowledgeable and relevant professionals to speak on current issues relating to science communication at our get-togethers and events.

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SEQ ASC Committee

If you’d like to get in touch with any of the current committee members, details are below.

  • President: Melina Gillespie
  • Past President: Tara Roberson
  • Treasurer: Tim Smith
  • Secretary: Michelle Reidlinger

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2019 Events

ASC Careers Night 2019
Where: Queensland University of Technology
Time: Sept 2, 6.30pm – 8.30pm
Free. Tickets on Eventbrite

Where: University of Queensland
Time: July 5, 9.00am – 10.30am
Free. Tickets on Eventbrite

ASC Trivia Night
Where: The Catchment, West End
Time: February 1, 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Buy tickets on Eventbrite

2018 Events

Every month – SEQ ASC Meetup!
Where: Ship Inn, South Bank
Sign up for reminders on Meetup 

Stories from Women in STEM
Where: The Loft, West End
Time: 6.00pm – 8.00pm
Buy tickets on Eventbrite  (discounts for members – use the code ASC20)

Art Lab: Where art and science collide
Where: Ecosciences Precinct, Boggo Road, Dutton Park
Time: 5.30pm – 8.00pm
Buy tickets on Eventbrite (discounts for members)

2017 Events

Every month – SEQ ASC Meetup!
Where: Ship Inn, South Bank
Time: 6.30pm – 7.00pm
Sign up for reminders on Meetup 

23 August – Art Lab: Where art and science collide
Where: Ecosciences Precinct, Dutton Park
Time: 5.30pm – 7.30pm
Buy tickets on eventbrite here (discounts for members!) 

20 October – ASC Trivia Night
Where: The Loft, West End
Time: 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Buy tickets on Eventbrite

14 November – SEQ ASC AGM
Where: Ship Inn, South Bank
Time: 5.30pm – 6.30pm

2016 Events

24 November – ASC Christmas Science Trivia Night and AGM
Where: QUT Botanic Bar, Brisbane
Time: AGM 5-6pm; Trivia doors open from 6pm, 7pm start
Buy your tickets ($20-25) on eventbrite here 

11 October – Ada Lovelace Day – Women in STEM breakfast
Where: P Block-Level 6, QUT Gardens Point
Time: 7:15 – 8:45am (7:30 – 8:30 Q&A panel)
Buy your tickets via eventbrite ($20 General, $15 ASC members)
Missed it? A collection of tweets on Storify for #AdaLovelaceDay

23 May – Pint of Science: Meet the Resistance
The Paddington Tavern, Paddington
Time: 6.30pm SEQ-QLD meet up, 7pm start
Buy your tickets here ($5)

2015 Events

3 December – SEQ-ASC Christmas Trivia
QUT Botanic Bar
Time: 6pm, 7pm start
Buy your tickets here 

20 October – World Science Festival March 2016 meeting with SE-QLD ASC
Want to be involved? Contact Ruth Neale
Where: Econnect Communication PTY Ltd., 14 Horan St, West End QLD 4101
Time: 5.30-6.30pm

1 July – Cyber-attack on Brisbane: How prepared are we?                                       QUT Garden’s Point, 3.30-5.30pm 

20 May – Pint of Science: The Cricket and the Cow
The Lucky Duck, West End, 6.30-8.30pm

2014 Events

4 December – Virus X? Deadly outbreak hits Brisbane: how prepared are we? (hypothetical)

20 August – The Future of Food

26 June – The Making of Chemistry World

19 June – Cafe Scientifique: Draw Me A Discovery

28 May – Women in Science Communication Breakfast

Past Events

Science Week Trivia Night Trivia night
Meet the experts Panel discussion with three prominent science communicators
What bugs you? Talk from an insect illustrators his work as an insect collector, museum curator and illustrator/photographer
The Science of Cocktails A networking evening for scientists, science communicators and science enthusiasts.
Science-connect—social media workshop

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