Category Archives: IA News

Statins and Sydney Harbour: awards for spreading the word

Meet the winners of the Australia Museum Eureka Prizes for Science Communication & Journalism Speaking science underwater – Eureka Prize for Promoting Understanding of Australian Science Research Professor Emma Johnston describes Sydney Harbour as her laboratory. It’s a laboratory that bears the impacts of four million people living nearby, not to mention a century of

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Participate in Sydney Science Festival

By Jackie Randles After 18 years of National Science Week celebrations, Sydney science stakeholders will this year join forces to present a Sydney-wide science festival in order to make a greater impact and broaden this year’s offering to include research institutions, universities, business, engineers and community organisations. The decision for several presenters to unite under

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Benchmarking tools enable strategic approach

It’s commonplace for organisations to regularly evaluate and report on their activities and processes to ensure that they are working well. Evaluation allows companies to benchmark themselves against competitors, identify strengths and weaknesses, expose gaps and pursue new opportunities. So how well do science communicators fare when it comes to this kind of analysis?

Lights! Camera! Science! FameLab Australia

Lights! Camera! Science! Passionate Aussie scientists are in the spotlight talking science. No jargon, no lab coats – props, music and poetry optional. But they’ve only got 3 minutes. Join us in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Perth and Adelaide for the State Heats of FameLab Australia – a competition that gives early-career researchers the chance to talk about their science

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