[ASA] Masters in Science Communication with a Focus on Astronomy at ANU

Brad Tucker brad.tucker at anu.edu.au
Thu Nov 17 22:11:06 AEDT 2022

Hi All,

If you have potential students that may be interested in below, please circulate!  Thanks.


Mt Stromlo Observatory and the National Centre for the Public Awareness of Science are happy to offer a Masters of Science Communication, focused on astronomy and space science.

Combine Masters studies with inspiring work placements an Mt Stromlo Observatory as part of an ANU Master of Science Communication degree. Placements provide graduates with real-world skills, knowledge, networks and career pathways alongside integrated teaching to give graduates the theory behind the practice. Working alongside placement hosts’ staff, students deliver and evaluate programs, develop new initiatives, engage diverse audiences, communicate research and much more!

Applications close 30 November (late applications may be considered). Applying is easy just EOI and CV, for details see https://protect-au.mimecast.com/s/henWCWLVXkUjm6255u6LJmq?domain=science.anu.edu.au<https://protect-au.mimecast.com/s/P0gVCXLW2mUno41XXtVJFEL?domain=aus01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com>.  Feel free to contact Brad Tucker (brad at mso.anu.edu.au<mailto:graham.walker at anu.edu.au>)  or Graham Walker (graham.walker at anu.edu.au<mailto:graham.walker at anu.edu.au>) at the National Centre for the Public Awareness of Science. Placement spots are limited so get in touch asap if you're keen.

The placements form part of a Master degree, alongside a variety of other courses<https://protect-au.mimecast.com/s/8qLWCYW8Noc32DQLLS9WhgU?domain=aus01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com>. Details and application portal: https://protect-au.mimecast.com/s/lfJvCZY1NqiM97E55SytjUD?domain=programsandcourses.anu.edu.au<https://protect-au.mimecast.com/s/JhoUC1WLPxcpN61MMiYItPY?domain=aus01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com>

A limited number of merit-based Commonwealth Supported Places (fee reduction scholarships) are available. Applicants may also be eligible for credit for prior postgraduate/honours degrees.

Placements focused on science at Questacon and environment at the Woodlands Wildlife Sanctuary also are available.
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