[ASC-list] VIC - Inside Nature’s Press Office: in conversation with Ruth Francis

Vicki Burkitt vicki.burkitt at monash.edu
Wed Nov 14 21:14:45 UTC 2012


Hi Niall,

Will anyone be live tweeting on the day for those of us who cannot make it?

Regards,

Vicki

On 15 November 2012 07:39, Niall Byrne <niall at scienceinpublic.com.au> wrote:

>  Dear ASC members, ****
>
> Please join me over lunch for a conversation with *Nature’s* Ruth Francis
> on Monday at the Spottiswoode pub, Spotswood. ****
>
> We’ll discuss: ****
>
> **·         **The Nature media machine – how it works and how you can
> work with them to reach the world’s media****
>
> **·         **Ruth’s perspective on the impact of the web on science
> reporting and journals****
>
> **·         **Embargos****
>
> **·         **The challenges of open publishing raised earlier this year
> in relation to engineering the flu virus.****
>
> Over the last eight and a half years, Ruth has built the Nature Press
> Office in London into a powerful tool for communicating science. ****
>
> She’s just stepped down from the role to take up a new post at
> Springer/BioMedCentral. She’s in Melbourne for a few days so I thought we’d
> take the opportunity to have a conversation with her. ****
>
> The forum is free. Meals and drinks are available at very reasonable bar
> prices. ****
> What: A free forum with Ruth Franics**** Where: The Spottiswoode Hotel,
> 62 Hudsons Road, Spotswood, Victoria **** When:  12:30 – 2:30pm**** RSVP:
> aj at scienceinpublic.com.au, 03 9398 1416****
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> The Spottiswoode is a short train trip from the city, next to the
> Spotswood train station (Werribee or Williamstown lines) or 2 minutes from
> the Westgate bridge. There’s a map here<http://maps.google.com.au/maps?q=62+Hudsons+Road,+Spotswood,+Victoria&hl=en&ll=-37.833921,144.929838&spn=0.066094,0.132093&sll=-37.860283,145.079616&sspn=2.114243,4.22699&oq=62+hudsons+road,+spots&hnear=62+Hudsons+Rd,+Spotswood+Victoria+3015&t=m&z=14>
> .****
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