Thank you to Michelle Wheeler for sharing her answers to these FAQs with us.
As anyone who attended the ASC Conference in Brisbane this year knows, there was an awful lot going on. So much so, that even as you grabbed a quick coffee or bite to eat during the breaks, you may have noticed science […]
The winner of The Bragg UNSW Press Prize for Science Writing 2013 was announced by the Governor of New South Wales, Her Excellency Professor Marie Bashir at a ceremony last night at Government House in Sydney.
Professor Fred Watson won the $7000 winner’s prize for his piece ‘Here come the ubernerds: Planets, Pluto and Prague’, from […]
Thank you to Curiosity Show host Prof. Rob Morrison for taking the time to answer our questions about the launch of the show online.
Many Australian’s hold fond memories of mornings on the couch, watching The Curiosity Show… and after a 23 year hiatus, they have returned to thrill a new generation of eager Australians!
The Curiosity […]
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This opens up exciting opportunities for our members to be involved in the event, explore today’s sci comm issues and be on-ground reporters for the event. Tickets to attend are up for grabs and you can have a writer profile on the Summit website.
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[ 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’ […]
Susannah Elliott CEO of the Australia Science Media Centre talks to Radio National – Media Report about the lack of science journalists.
Australian journalism isn’t covering science based stories very well. And these include disease, obesity, climate change, natural disasters and the Murray-Darling. But increasingly science is being ghettoised into the sensational or the quirky, as […]
We just received an interesting request/offer which may appeal to those seeking to get established in their sci-comm careers. It comes from The Science Picture Company, a photolibrary operating in Ireland.
I know nothing about the company other than having had a look at their website. There are a few photolibraries specialising in science related images […]