b'Education matters A return to academic normality is likelyfuture years, the nation has seen only thebeing advertised as available to our to be slow. Our Faculty Dean at Monashstart of the crisis. Conditions will worsenhome institutions in online visual and points out that the need for socialnext year and could even be worse ininteractive form via Zoom. We also see distancing may extend many months until2022. ASEG branch meeting online talks being a COVID-19 vaccine becomes available,advertised nationally for all interested and that a continuance of distancingOne good result sponsored by theMembers. As we take a breath after the rules severely restricts any normallockdowns is that online seminarsinitial shocks of the past two months, practical classes in our laboratories. Thefor both casual meetings and formalwe must regularise these features and Vice-Chancellor of Monash universityseminars have become routine.ensure that our wider geophysical and Chair of universities Australia, ProfWhile they lack some of the personaleducation efforts reach as many as Margaret Gardner, was quoted in Theinteractions we value in such meetings,possible. Our students and colleagues Australian saying with reference to the lossthey have also made available a wider setdeserve every effort on our part to of income from foreign students this year,of informative talks for all students. Thuswiden the opportunities for professional and the flow-on effects into enrolments inwe see off-campus university seminarscontacts and inspiration.The ASEG in social mediaHave you liked/followed/subscribed to our social media channels? We regularly share relevant geoscience articles, events, opportunities and lots more. Subscribe to our Youtube channel for recorded webinars and other content. Email our Communications Chair Millicent Crowe at Communications@aseg.org.au for suggestions for our social media channels.Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AustralianSocietyOfExplorationGeophysicistsLinkedIn company page: https://www.linkedin.com/company/australian-society-of-exploration-geophysicists/Twitter: https://twitter.com/ASEG_newsYouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/uCNvsVEu1pVw_BdYOyi2avLgInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/aseg_news/ JuNE 2020 PREVIEW 26'