April 2016 | A report from the 2016 ASC conference

Welcome to our April 2016 newsletter: A report from the 2016 ASC Conference   What’s new in science communication? In March, we went along to the 2016 Australian Science Communicators national conference to find out. Many thanks to the organisers for a...

Communicating complex science: are we making it worse?

by Jenni Metcalfe This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Australian Science Communicators, with currently over 500 members in this professional association. Science communication as a discipline and a practice grew in Australia during the early 1990s before it...

Postermania at ASC14

For the 2014 Australian Science Communicators conference in February, we wanted to talk to other communicators about our work. We decided to present 5 of our favourite projects, through posters, at the conference. We’ve since written a newsletter about the...

Getting science where it’s needed – Econnect goes to Sydney

Three Econnect-ers are with national science communication colleagues this week at the ASC conference in Sydney (27–29 February). The conference program bounces between old and new media, celebrities and coal-face practitioners, speed mentoring and three-minute...