Science Week Seed Grants in Queensland

The Queensland National Science Week Co-ordinating Committee will award at least four grants of up to $2500 to develop and deliver new events, activities or programs for National Science Week. Events that demonstrate a capacity to be repeated without financial support in future years are preferred. School based activities are ineligible unless they can demonstrate…

Information sessions in Tasmania

The exploration, discovery and excitement that is National Science Week in Tasmania is back again with another exciting state-wide program for 2013. Find out more by coming along to the Hobart or Launceston National Science Week Information Sessions, hosted by the Tasmanian Coordinating Committee. Our guest speaker is Geoff Crane, Manager of National Science Week,…

Seed Grants Available in NSW

Grants are available for groups in NSW to hold science engagement events in National Science Week 2013. Grants can be between $2000 and $8000. These grants are intended to create a network of enduring local partnerships throughout NSW that will present ongoing science activity in their region by partnering with other community initiatives. Once established…

ACT seed grant recipients

The National Science Week ACT Coordinating Committee has selected the successful applicants for the first 2013 seed grant round. A total of $10 650 has been distributed in this round. Successful applicants are: ACT Geology Make your own dinosaur footprints ANU & CSIRO Weather and Climate: clearing the air UNSW & Canberra Dance Theatre Schlieren visualisation of…

NT event grants available

Applications are now open for seed grants from the NT National Science Week Coordinating Committee. Grants can be between $500 – $2000 and a there is a total of $7000 available. The Committee are particularly looking to support new and innovative ideas with the grants. Applicants are encouraged to develop project budgets that have cash or in-kind…

ACT seed grants: apply now!

The National Science Week ACT Coordinating Committee is offering seed grants of between $500 – $3000 for community-based new National Science Week activities and events. There is a total of $10 500 available in this round. The ACT Coordinating Committee anticipates a larger grant round may be made available later in the year. To apply, please…

CSIRO’s Spectacular Science Show

Surrounded by Science! Science is all around us, and this was demonstrated with zaps, pops and fizzes as CSIRO Education put on their Spectacular Science Show at the local LINCs (community libraries) during national Science Week. There was fire, explosions and flying pie dishes as Education Officers Sonia and Ben performed exciting experiments about energy,…

Science Week Tasmania Update

National Science Week has been very popular in Tasmania with almost 100 events all over the state and thousands participating. This year, the Young Tassie Scientists, or STARs, celebrated 10 years of National Science Week. They visited over 50 schools reaching hundreds of students, some in remote regional areas, with unique talks and demonstrations. They…

National Science Week Tasmania: it’s NOT a wrap!

National Science Week officially ended on the 19th but not for many places all over Australia. Tassie has events on until early September. A discussion on the Square Kilometre Array will be held this Tuesday, August 21 at UTAS Sandy Bay campus. Thanks to events like the Mars Curiosity rover mission and television shows like The Big…