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Cheer squad, critic or crusader? Science and medical writers today

Australian Science Communicators

Friday, 17 May 2013 at 6:00 pm (AEST)

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Cheer squad or critic? Awareness raiser, crusader or watchdog? What is the role of science and medical writers today?

Join us for a discussion on this, and more, by a panel of expert science and medical writers in Sydney on 17 May. This is a joint event of the Australian Science Communicators and the Australasian Medical Writers' Association.


Our speakers are:

  • Jane McCredie — executive director of the NSW Writers' Centre
  • Mikey Slezak — Australasian correspondent for New Scientist
  • Bianca Nogrady — freelance journalist, author and broadcaster. 


As well as the role of science and medical writers they'll be covering:

  • employment options 
  • audiences, styles and philosophies in science and medical writing
  • relationships with other fields.
     

This session is for anyone who cares about the public discussion of science and medicine.

Drinks and nibbles start at 6 pm, discussion begins at 6:30 pm (for about an hour).

Enquiries: Helen Sim 0419 635 905 (voice or text)


Speakers panel - science and medical writing

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Sydney Mechanics' School of Arts (smsa.org.au)
280 Pitt Street
(near Bathurst Street)
Sydney, 2000
Australia

Friday, 17 May 2013 at 6:00 pm (AEST)


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