All about museum education and the thoughts behind public exhibitions at the Australian Museum! Ellie Downing is the Manager for Science Engagement and Events at the Australian Museum and has been involved in science engagement and content creation for many years in the museum sector. Listen in as we chat during the busy lead up to the Australian Museum Science Festival.
About Ellie Downing
Managing the Science Engagements and Events (SEE) team at the Australian Museum, Ellie helps deliver a suite of events and activities within the museum as well as beyond through the Sydney Science Festival, Science on the Road outreach initiatives and other education events. Ellie also is heavily in community science engagement and is the current secretary for the Australian Citizen Science Association's (ACSA) Management Committee whose mission is to advance citizen science through advocacy, collaboration, sharing of knowledge and capacity building.
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