Sydney’s first citywide Science Festival

Thanks to Jackie Randles for the event overview.

Sydney’s science community is collaborating for National Science Week this year and for the first time, presenting a united front under the banner of the Sydney Science Festival. Coordinated by Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences, the Festival’s official NSW National Science Week launch event last Thursday evening […]

Cosmos Media and Science Alert support the 2015 ASC Grants Program

After a successful first year in 2014, the Australian Science Communicators (ASC) is continuing its Annual Professional Development Grants Program and this year it is bigger and better thanks to two sponsors coming on board, Cosmos Media and Science Alert.
The program, opening today, will again provide members with an exclusive opportunity to gain support to […]

ASC NSW – social meetup, central Sydney, 12 March

[ 12 March 2014; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Thinking fondly of ASC14? Like to continue conversations you started there?

Or, if you didn’t go, perhaps you’d like to catch up with folks who did.

It’s about time we had an ASC get-together in Sydney, so here it is. All welcome.

Our gathering place will be Mezbah, a bar and cafe at Railway Square, Sydney. (It’s at […]

Event review: Nerd Nite Sydney

Thanks to Nolanne Chang for this event review.
“Aussie, Aussie, Aussie!”
“Maths, Maths, Maths!”
That’s the sound of Simon Pampena revving up the crowd at this month’s Sydney Nerd Nite. Simon was the first of three guest speakers on the night, with subjects ranging from comedic science to a treatise against traditional lecture methods, to a review of […]

Trivia at the Toxteth and a touch of the AGMs

[ 28 June 2013; 12:30 am to 8:30 pm. ] Banish the blues of a Sydney winter! Join other ASC types in the warmth of the Fireplace room at Glebe’s Toxteth hotel for a night of science trivia and, of course, your choice of tipple. Non-ASC friends and partners are welcome.

For members we’ll also be having a quick and painless annual general meeting of the […]

Cheer squad, critic or crusader? Science and medical writers today

[ 17 May 2013; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Cheer squad or critic? Awareness raiser, crusader or watchdog? What is the role of science and medical writers today?
Join us for a discussion on this, and more, by a panel of expert science and medical writers in Sydney on 17 May. This is a joint event of the Australian Science Communicators and the Australasian Medical Writers’ […]

Sydney: Free drinks on Friday 15 February

[ 15 February 2013; 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. ] ASC NSW branch is having a get-together in Sydney on Friday 15 February, and we’d love to see you there.

If you’re a member, we’ll shout you a drink. If you’re not, come along and join! (Or just come anyway.)

City of Sydney RSL
565 George Street, Sydney
(near Liverpool St).

We’ll be in the level 2 bistro.

Entry to the […]

Friday meet-ups in 2013

ASC NSW will be holding regular meetings for members in 2013 — a mixture of special events and social get-togethers. They’ll generally be on the third Friday of each month (apart from the December meeting).
February 15
March 15 (the AGM)
April 19
May 17
June 21
July 19
August 16
September 13
October 18
November 15
December 13 (the Christmas party).
Information: Helen Sim 0419 635 […]

Workshop: Make a science film with your iPhone

[ 11 August 2012; 11:00 am to 2:30 pm. ] Want to learn how to make a short science film?

Got an iPhone (or iPod Touch)?

Then this workshop is for you!

The Australian Museum, Australian Science Communicators and the Apple Store, Sydney, are offering up to 16 lucky people the chance to get some guidance on science filmmaking. This workshop is open to anyone aged eight and […]

Interactive Intro to Marketing & The biggest snapshot of science engagement in Australia – 30/4

[ 30 April 2012; 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Ever wondered why someone else is getting more web hits than you…. or funding…. or press?

Could it have something to do with the way you are marketing your product?

Have you really sat down to think about what your product, your audience, your goal really is?

Here’s your chance to ask an expert!

After graduating with a […]