2012: Our Year in Review

We wish you all a happy holiday season. As 2012 draws to a close, we’re reflecting on a diverse and full year. Our responses to the question “What does your business do?” seem to perplex. Foresight or science engagement is rarely a category, so we try on consulting services, training, event management, multimedia, graphic design and freelance […]

#onsci: 17th May – Research Outcomes & Extension

Heather: After a year of #onsci chats, we’ve covered a lot of ground. Through a range of topics we’ve talked about communicating with the general public, politicians and teachers. In our May 2012 we’d like to focus more closely on communicating research outcomes directly with the ‘end-users’. In the agricultural sector we have a name […]

#onsci: 12th April – The Future of Science Online

Kristin: One of the topics up for discussion at Science [rewired] in May is the future of science online. It’s on my mind as Bridge8 is preparing the topic session plan. But’s it’s also on the mind of 25 participants in the “Science Communication and the Web” intensive starting at ANU this week. The subject is […]

SocMed Stars at the ASC Conference

Kristin: The ability to synthesise complex information and articulate it in a clear and concise way is a skill. When that is done well within a strict word limit under tight deadlines, it’s something to celebrate. Kylie Sturgess (@kyliesturgess), Dr Krystal Evans (@dr_krystal) and Dr Sarah Keenihan (@sciencesarah) are worth celebrating. Over the course of the Australian Science Communicators Conference in […]

#onsci: 15th March – Alternative Solutions for Research Funding & Careers

Kristin: One of the topcis that was floated in our January #onsci on the big issues for 2012 was science funding and political support for science. There are a plethora of issues in terms of the time taken for grants versus funding success, and the restrictions on what types of expenses may be funded. But there are also […]