President’s Update

Thanks to Joan Leach for the President’s Update.
ASC sending members to the Freelance Focus Conference—follow them on twitter!
ASC members attended the Walkley Freelance Focus conference on the 5th and 6th of August. The program was stellar. We asked Daniel Oldfield, Ian McDonald, and Tara Roberson to tweet from the event and write up their ‘top freelance […]

The lab rat amongst the journalists

A month ago, I suddenly realised that I did not have an online presence as a scientist! Shortly after this revelation hit me, the microscopist was born on a variety of social platforms. Through social media I hoped to create a visual online portfolio, which not only showcased my abilities as a microscopist but also provided […]

President’s update

Thank you to Joan Leach for providing us with the President’s update.
I’m writing this ‘on deadline’  for the editor of SCOPE as I needed her to ‘just give me a few more days’. The reason for this wasn’t entirely the usual pressure of work, but rather the moribund state into which I fell after […]

Inspiring Australia update: Grant round announced – Inspired to communicate science in Tasmania?

Inspired to communicate science in Tasmania? Here’s your chance to make it happen.
Was your New Years’ resolution for 2013 to make things happen? Here’s an opportunity to take those great ideas and turn them into reality.
If you have considered running an event, workshop, lecture, or film night (or any other fantastic type of event) which […]

Grant Round Open for Inspiring Australia – Unlocking Australia’s Potential

The Federal Government’s Unlocking Australia’s Potential grants are about inspiring people with science.
$5 million is available across three categories for projects delivered over the next three years.
Projects will represent a national mix of activities involving a variety of audiences, geographic locations and scientific topics. The grants round aims to inspire a program that focuses on priorities such […]

Inspiring Australia competitive grant round is coming soon

Inspiring Australia has announced a competitive grants round is intended to open in mid-January and will close by the end of February 2012. The grants round is to support all aspects of the Inspiring Australia strategy. There will be a focus on science engagement projects that target people who may not have had interest in […]

ASC national conference travel grants

Up to four travel grants of $200-400 each are available to ASC members from WA for attending the Australian Science Communicators conference in Sydney in February 2012.
The ASC conference will be held 27-29 February 2012 in Sydney at the Sydney Masonic Centre, a centrally located conference venue. We look forward to ASC members from around […]

National Science Week (SA) Grants

National Science Week (SA) Grants
Thinking of holding an event in National Science Week?
Through the financial support of the Government of South Australia (via DFEEST), we are pleased to offer a number of small grants (upper limit of $2,000) to organisations who might need financial support to run an event in August in Science Week.
Applications close […]

Commonwealth budget and funding for Inspiring Australia

Pleased to see IA funded as promised Continue reading