Inspiring Australia update: Fringe Science? And is it effective?

This IA update for ASC readers is focused on arts based science projects and asks us for measures of how these activities engage Australians with science. Better sharpen up your evaluation skills.
Some of these IA funded projects are attracting other investment partners and that in itself is worthy of ASC members’ comments.
An IA grant is […]

National Science Week success

Thanks to Rona Sakko and Brian Haddy for their time in providing this round-up of events. 
National Science Week 2012 in South Australia was a big one this year. The biggest, according to the State Coordinator, Rona Sakko.
She was thrilled there were so many new events this year and that there was so much variety in […]

Agreement forged between ASC and Inspiring Australia for 2012-14

We have great news for ASC members! The Inspiring Australia Strategy and the Australian Science Communicators have reached an agreement which brings diverse benefits to members and the association.
The ASC will communicate IA activities and outcomes to ASC members and encourage discussion about the Strategy. The IA Strategy is closely aligned to the interests of […]

Café Scientifique launches with “The Science of Cocktails”

[ 18 August 2012; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] A networking evening for scientists, science communicators and science enthusiasts.

Join Dr Geoff Garret,Queensland’s Chief Scientist and Dr Ian Galloway, CEO of Queensland Museum for an evening of cocktails and canapés, discussions and networking, live music and photography.
WHAT: The closing ceremony of National Science Week coincides with the launch ofQueensland’s first Café Scientifique, a space for […]

Inspiring Australia Updates – a new initiative

The ASC has reached an agreement with Inspiring Australia to communicate their activities and outcomes to our members. The aim is to encourage discussion which will further raise awareness of and engagement with the Strategy. This marks our first posting of news about Inspiring Australia.
Inspiring Australia Update
The Unlocking Australia’s Potential grants from Inspiring Australia that […]