Science communication is an active field of research and some of the latest results will be presented at ASC2012. Read about some of the highlights among the nearly 30 research papers presented at the conference.
Science is all about accuracy, trying to clearly describe the rules by which nature plays. Art is quite the opposite. Leaving room for interpretation and deliberately challenging rules and conventions. You may be surprised to read here, that the two disciplines get along quite well – of course another topic to be discussed at ASC2012.
Science and the media are far from a match made in heaven – but divorce simply isn’t an option. Read about this uneasy relationship and the perfect event at which to attempt a reconciliation – you know which one!
You still haven’t registered for ASC2012? Don’t miss out on a plethora of professional development sessions and workshops, plenty of networking opportunities and learn what’s new in science and policy in Australia. Check out the program or read about some of the highlights here.
Computer games and apps are increasingly being used in school teaching, but also to engage the general public in science. Read about some examples of the use of this powerful form of media and where you can learn how to make use of it – of course at ASC2012.