ACT event: Science, Cartoons and Politics – Communicating Big Ideas

The ACT Branch of ASC continues its regular networking series and invites you to our next special event on Friday evening, 17th of October – Science, Cartoons and Politics – Communicating Big Ideas

Join Toss Gascoigne as he chats with three generations of Canberra-based cartoonists to discuss how they develop, draw and communicate big (and sometimes controversial) ideas through cartoons.

Panel features:

  • Stuart McMillen: Freelance cartoonist, specialising in long-form comics
  • David Pope: Canberra Times cartoonist
  • Geoff Pryor: Retired cartoonist, formerly with the Canberra Times

This event is free for ASC members and $10 for non-members. Free welcome drink and substantial snacks throughout the evening.

Please be sure to register at (so we can cater accordingly)

  • TIME: 6pm for 6:30 start
  • DATE: Friday, 17 October
  • VENUE: The Whisky Room, Civic Pub, 8 Lonsdale St, Braddon

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Post-event edit: an audio recording of this event, featuring the three cartoonists’ slides is now available through YouTube.

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About Ian McDonald

I have a strong research, education and communication background. I thoroughly enjoy writing and presenting about topics relevant to the community, such as environmental and ecological research, health and medical research, along with public policy and legislation. I have combined these powers to help engage the public with knowledge through blog posts, magazine articles, podcasts, videos, social media pages, presentations and running large scale community based events. I have been working professionally as a Science Communicator in Canberra since 2009.

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