Hello Science Communicators!
It’s clear: most scientific posters you’ve seen have been a confusing and yawn-inducing wall-of-text.
You know you need something different: a poster that is as innovative, intelligent and eye-catching.
But where do you start?
Join me on a thorough and engaging journey of clear and effective poster design.
I am excited to introduce my online course “How […]
Hello Science Communicators!
A little while ago (read: 12 months) I put a call out for recommendations for visual science communicators – here’s who I found!
Sarah Abbott – Mountain Creek Media | http://www.mountaincreekmedia.com.au/
Biotext | http://biotext.com.au/
Design, publishing – four designers
Mats Björklund – Magicpics | http://magipics.com.au/index.html
Multimedia, animation, illustration
Samuel Chen – Walking Story | http://www.walkingstory.com.au/
Video, multimedia and more.
Lea Crosswell | firstname.lastname@example.org 0409 255 691
Scientists and science communicators are people who see knowledge as a foundation for actions and behaviours, right? A scientist, planning an experiment, will know all about the latest research in their field to maximise their chance of success. We build new knowledge on the knowledge of others.
But how often will a science communicator or scientist-who-communicates-science […]
The advanced connectivity and computing power of Smartphones opens up new possibilities for science communication, and an increasing number of institutions are experimenting with this great potential. That’s the topic of the thesis I published as part of my Masters of Science Communication, in which I look at the potential benefits and limitations of science-related […]
Thank you to Nancy Longnecker for the update and for kindly editing the Proceedings!
Professor Nancy Longnecker – Centre for Science Communication, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
The first published proceedings of an Australian Science Communicators conference are now available online at ASC Publications. The 200-page volume includes full papers and presentation abstracts as well as […]
Thanks to George Aranda for telling us about the Scimex launch.
The launch of the Science Media Exchange, also known as Scimex was on the 25th of November at the Bio21 Institute in Melbourne. The launch featured a panel discussion hosted by Robyn Williams, with Alan Finkel, Susan Greenfield, Peter Yates (Australian Science Media Centre), Jim […]
Thank you to Claire Harris for the discussion summary.
The ASC public LinkedIn group took off in early August with a discussion about scientist bloggers sparked by Jacinta Legg.
She asked, “Does anyone have any favourite Australian scientist-bloggers they follow?”
Jacinta, who describes herself as a ‘science geek’ likes to know what is happening in the world of […]
Thank you to Claire Harris and Joan Leach for preparing this piece.
Do you wish you could keep up with science communication research and papers published globally?
At ASC we hear that many people are busy and finding it hard to know where to look to keep up with what’s happening. So below, we have a few […]
From concept to screen, getting the best results.
by Adrian King (Animation/visual–fx producer, designer & artist)
I presented this material at a workshop at the ASC Conference 2014 in Brisbane. Some positive feedback has prompted me to write a condensed summary for ASC members who couldn’t attend. I hope you find it useful.
Creative processes can be described […]
The draft minutes from the 2013 AGM can now be viewed via this link:
131129 ASC AGM 2013 Draft Minutes
The 2013 AGM voted in favour of the proposed amendment to the Constitution regarding two additions to address the Not-For-Profit status of the organisation. The updated Constitution showing all the changes since it was adopted in 2003 […]