[ASC-list] WA Event - 13 October

Emma Donnelly e.donnelly at curtin.edu.au
Mon Oct 5 07:01:36 UTC 2009


Meet a real live science writer: Peter McAllister.

Come along for a beer and a chat with science writer Peter McAllister -
author of recently published, popular science book ³Manthropology - The
science of the inadequate modern male².
http://www.hha.com.au/books/9780733623912.html

During this casual event, find out the processes involved in science writing
along with the pro and cons of freelancing.

Peter (initially an anthropologist) is currently finishing his PhD  in
science communication and is in the middle of promoting his new book. He has
also written for publications such as FHM, Who Weekly and Inside Sport.
Manthropology is Peter¹s first popular science book and is also being
adapted for the National Geographic Channel.

In between publicity commitments, TV interviews and the Brisbane Writer¹s
Festival - Peter has kindly offered a couple hours of his time to ASC
members and friends.

Date: Tuesday 13th October 2009
Time: 5.30pm to 7.30pm
Location: The Vic, Hay St, Subiaco

See you then,
Emma

To view Peter¹s book go to: http://www.hha.com.au/books/9780733623912.html
Peter¹s bio can be found here:
http://www.hha.com.au/authors/PeterMcAllister.html

Emma Donnelly| Science Outreach Coordinator
Faculty of Science and Engineering | Curtin University of Technology |
GPO Box U1987 Perth 6845 Western Australia
t: +61 8 9266 1021 | f: +61 8 9266 2021 |
Office: Building 311 Room 143

Email: e.donnelly at curtin.edu.au
Web: http://scieng.curtin.edu.au/




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