Science Communicators

Our emails to Victorians with an interest in science communication.

Drinks tonight, brunch with the Naked Scientist, the stupid species and more

In this bulletin:

  • Networking with science communicators tonight at the Three Degrees Bar, Melbourne
  • Brunch with the Naked Scientist at the Clare Café, Carlton
  • UN conference – public events, a call for volunteers and information
  • Upcoming media training courses in Melbourne and Sydney
  • Thirty stories for thirty years
  • An online calendar for physics events
  • Register your biodiversity events
  • The Stupid Species: Why everyone (except you) is an idiot
  • Where’s Tim?

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Fires, films and finding out where you came from

Summer is fast approaching and with it the renewed threat of bushfire.

Nine months on, Black Saturday is very fresh in the public memory. Join us for an expert panel discussion on communicating science in the emotionally charged environment of a bushfire and its aftermath.

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What makes science news?

How do you get science into the news? How do you ensure the science is accurately reported?

Join journalists from the Age, Ten, The Aus, and 3AW at the Redback next Tuesday for a discussion on what makes science news for their audiences.

Also, coming up: Fresh Science; Nanotechnology; a city networking soiree; and a look at quantum reality. [continue reading…]

Webs, wikis, blogs and avatars

Webs, wikis, blogs and avatars: It’s not too late to join the ASC’s Web 2.0 course this Friday from 3pm to 9pm at RMIT. Discover the mysteries of this 21st Century communication tool in a special course designed for the Australian Science Communicators. [continue reading…]

Movember, men’s health and more

It’s Movember. So the ASC is taking a look at men’s health. Why do men die early? Why won’t we go to the doctor? How are researchers and communicators meeting the men’s health challenge. Join us next Thursday 20 November at the Redback. Details below. [continue reading…]

Movember, men's health and more

It’s Movember. So the ASC is taking a look at men’s health. Why do men die early? Why won’t we go to the doctor? How are researchers and communicators meeting the men’s health challenge. Join us next Thursday 20 November at the Redback. Details below. [continue reading…]