When: Tuesday 13th November, 9:15am – 11:15am
Where: Theatrette, Level 2 behind the registration/foyer area
Cultural Institutions and Festivals play a major role in communicating science. They have access to large numbers of students and the public and have great influence over what is presented. Find out what the speakers are doing in this space.
The session is structured into 85-minutes of talks and will wrap-up with a 35-minute Q&A for delegates questions and comments.
The session will include the following talks:
- Including Scientists in SciComm – Broderick Matthews and Amelia Coman (20mins)
- Communicating the true nature of science: a MAAS collection set – Sarah Reeves (15mins)
- Sydney Science Festival in review: Audiences, motivations and modes of engagement – Catherine Polcz (15mins)
- The Art and Science of Collaboration – Three Case Studies on Finding Innovative Partnerships for Science Communication – Micaela Jemison (20mins)
- Pint of Science – the evolution of the Australian festival – Dr Tom Carruthers and Jirana Boontanjai (15mins)
- Public Perceptions of Science and Opportunities for Informal Learning – Dr Alice Williamson