[ASC-list] Communicating science for policy: the role of science communicators (ACT) 24 Sept

Joanna.Savill at csiro.au Joanna.Savill at csiro.au
Thu Sep 17 07:53:09 UTC 2009

You are invited to attend an Australian Science Communicators Canberra branch event:

Communicating science for policy: the role of science communicators

Join our panel of speakers to find out discuss research can better inform policy from the perspective of policy and practice, and the role of science communicators in this process.

Speakers include: Dr Lorrae van Kerkhoff, Visiting Fellow, ANU National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health. Dr van Kerkhoff has research interests in the role of research in informing policy, particularly in low-income countries and fragile states, and in institutional arrangements that foster better integration between research and policy and practice, particularly in public health and sustainable development.

Mr Allen Kearns, Theme Leader for Sustainable Cities and Coasts in CSIRO's Climate Adaptation Flagship. Mr Kearns is an environmental scientist with international experience and practical expertise in the social, economic and ecological consequences of urban and industrial developments.

When: 5.45pm for a 6pm start. Thursday 24 September

Where: Conference Room, CSIRO Corporate - Limestone Ave, Canberra (next tothe war memorial)

Entry by gold coin donation. Nibblies provided, drinks available at a small cost

Find out more about the ASC here: http://www.asc.asn.au/

Jo Savill
President, ACT branch of ASC
Ph 0410 996 158

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