Science Communication for Digital Magazine and Multimedia

Science Communication for Digital Magazine and Multimedia

Epic Story, aimed at 16-30 year olds- is an initiative of the ARC Centre of Excellence in Australian Biodiversity and Heritage. It is a global magazine with a regional focus, tracking the natural and human history of Australia, Papua New Guinea and eastern Indonesia. The magazine has a strong Indigenous focus and the aim of the magazine is to bring the subject to life with edgy, engaging and often humorous science communication.

Responsibilities

Support the editors in targeting the origins of Australia and the region with writing, social media posts, animation and video.

Writer-Editor- Creating content and re-purposing content for social media.

Visual Producer- Supporting the social media posts with graphic design, gifs and some animation suited to social media.

How to get involved

Please email with brief creative resume and availability on a Tuesday and Wednesday during semester.

Positions

  • Writer-Editor
  • Visual Producer

Training

The students will be under the active mentorship of highly experienced editors, producers, animators and science communicators and researchers. They will be trained to communicate in a particular house style but still given sufficient creative freedom to bring their own personalities to the work.

Duration

Semester 1 and 2 , 1-2 hours per week.


Accreditation

Availability of activity

All year round

Type of activity

Publications & media

Provider of activity

Arc @ UNSW

Interest area

Arts & design, IT & web development, Marketing, media & communications, Writing & editing

Skills required and/or developed

Critical & analytical thinking, Graphic design, IT & web skills, Marketing & PR, Writing & editing


Contacts and more information

Provider

ARC Centre for Australian Biodiversity and Australian Heritage UNSW Node

Contact

Associate Professor Darren Curnoe

Website

www.cabah.org

Email

d.curnoe@unsw.edu.au

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