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The ASC Canberra committee aims to provide useful, thought-provoking and fun events, short courses and support to local ASC members. We also provide input to the national activities.

Upcoming Event

Meet the ACT science communication community! We’re hosting a social event after the 2023 ASC Conference at The Jetty, along Lake Burly Griffin. All welcome. Read the full details.

Branch committee

The 2023 ACT branch committee is:

  • President: Camille Thomson
  • Vice-President: Isabella Robinson
  • Secretary: Olivia Congdon
  • Treasurer: Stuart McMillen
  • National Liaison Officer: Camille Thomson
  • Social Media Officer: Isabella Robinson
  • General Committee Members: Aidan Muirhead, Indigo Strudwicke, Jillian Matthews, Manon McKeachie & Toss Gascoigne

Some of our popular events have included:

  • Cartoons, Science and Politics – Communicating Big Ideas
  • Regular networking nights with ASC members
  • The Science of Beer
  • Careers in Research: Is Australia producing too many PhDs? – Panel discussion
  • MayDay! Re-examing Canberra’s deadliest plane crash – National Science Week
  • Producing great podcasts – workshop
  • Big Snapshot of Australian Science Engagement! (on behalf of national ASC project team)Clean Energy Future: Using market research to inform strategy
  • Communicating the “State of the environment”
  • Are you π-curious?
  • CSI vs Real Forensic Science
  • Science Communicators: where would science be without them?
  • Improving your writing: how to edit your own work
  • Coffee and Connections

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Contact us:

For more information on events, interest in joining our committee, or to suggest an event you would like to see run in the ACT, please email us at – we always welcome your comments.

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