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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


Derek Muller
Creative Director of Veritasium

Oona Nielsen
General manager, Communication, CSIRO

Anna-Maria Arabia
General Manager, Questacon

Deborah Smith
Faculty Journalist, UNSW Science

Peta Ashworth
Leader, Science into Society Group CSIRO

Dr Jen Skattebol
Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW

Kylie Walker
Director, Communications and Outreach, Australian Academy of Science

Sarah Terkes
Digital Marketing Coordinator, Faculty of Science, UNSW
Chris Tisdell
Chris Tisdell
Mathematician, UNSW
Emma Johnston
Emma Johnston
Director, Sydney Harbour Research Program at the Sydney Institute of Marine Sciences
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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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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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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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