Alice Motion is Deputy head of the school of chemistry and Deputy director of the Sydney nano institute at the University of Sydney. Alice leads the Science communication, outreach, participation and education (Scope) research group and is recognised as a leading international science communicator. Alice’s research and practice explores science democratisation through open source drug discovery, citizen science and creative methods for science communication. Alice was awarded the Eureka prize for promoting public understanding of science in 2020. They are the creator of Live from the lab, founder of the Breaking Good citizen science initiative, co-host of ABC Science podcast Dear Science and host of monthly science segment, Science in Motion, on ABC TV Breakfast.
How The Drag Experiment is reaching new audiences
Over 100 schools took part in Project M, a project to explore calcium carbonate structures
Celebrating LGBTQIA+ scientists through fashion and photography
Testing the biodegradability of plastic through citizen science
A coastal project to contextualise concerns about pollutants and microplastics