[ASC-list] Today at 1:30pm AEST online: meet Dr Terry Burns, science communicator, Director of the Challenge, a national STEM outreach and community engagement program for young people.
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Today's member guest is a is a professional science communicator from the
University of Newcastle, Australia. He is Director of the Challenge, a
national STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) outreach
program that aims to inspire more young people into science and engineering
careers. The Challenge is recognised as an exemplar in holistic, hands-on
STEM outreach and community engagement.
Terry founded the popular SMART program in 1998 and is course coordinator
of the online general elective course SCIT2100, Science and Professional
Communication. He has won awards in science communication, leadership and
work integrated learning. Terry has TAFE and University qualifications in
Engineering, and a PhD in science communication. In his spare time he
enjoys his growing family, classic cars, renovating, travel and hovercraft.
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