Join us on the 6th & 7th June for a two-day Summit to map the emerging challenges for science communication in Australia and to collaboratively develop best-practice solutions.
Inspiring Australia, TechNyou and ScienceRewired are bringing together the nation’s leading science communicators, innovators, science journalists, decision makers and educators. The Summit is an opportunity for participants to individually and collectively compare, shape and influence their science communication direction and activities.
The Summit will take a fresh look at the key challenges and opportunities for science communicators and policymakers across Australia … Find out more
SPEAKERS AND PARTICIPANTS
Environmental scientist, public speaker and explorer
Dr. Will Grant
Australian National Centre for the Public Awareness of Science
Dr Craig Cormick
Corporate Communications, CSIRO
Prof. Leonie Rennie
Science & Mathematics Education Centre, Curtin University
Dr John La Salle
Director of the Atlas of Living Australia
Dr Susannah Elliot
CEO, Australian Science Media Centre
Writer, illustrator & animator
Coastal geomorphologist + senior lecturer, UNSW
Professor of evolutionary biology + Director of the Evolution & Ecology Research Centre, UNSW
Summit Hashtag #bigsci13
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WATCH THE SUMMIT LIVE
We’re livestreaming the Summit on the 6th and 7th June, thanks to the team at EASElivestream. Join in and participate online, just register to get access. It’s free and very quick to register.
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GET INVOLVED, WE NEED YOUR PERSPECTIVES
We want your input on the key challenges and opportunities for science communicators and policymakers across Australia. Participate online and help the create a vision for science communication and engagement in Australia 2050.
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Community Partner for the Summit
FEATURED BLOG POST
AlphaGalileo – Raising the Awareness of Research Excellence
Peter Green Managing Director of AlphaGalileo Foundation, the world’s independent research news service for the media, and a Summit sponsor writes on the importance of reaching international media to promote Australia as well as your research organisation International awareness of research excellence underpins wealth creation.
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