STEM in the Outback – National Science Week 2024 Queensland Launch in Cloncurry

In partnership with the Cloncurry Shire Council, Inspiring Australia Queensland will host the first launch of National Science Week Queensland in a remote Outback location. Free and open to everyone, come and experience a variety of science, technology, engineering and mathematics in action, from local industry, government organisations and university researchers.

Prehistoric Bayside Exhibition

Bayside is home to one of the most important fossil areas in all of Australia, dating back about 5-6 million years. From giant killer sperm whales that ate other whales, to monstrous sharks half as long as a basketball court, Prehistoric Bayside showcases the tumultuous lives of these bizarre beasts, displaying this groundbreaking fossil material for…

National Science Week Bayside Schools Day

This National Science Week, join us for the Prehistoric Bayside Schools Day. Treat your students to an up-close encounter with a real-life palaeontologist, handle fossils, and learn all about the prehistoric history of Bayside. This event is held in association with the exhibition Prehistoric Bayside. Suitable for all levels. Limited places available in timed sessions….

Talking About Science

This 90-minute webinar will teach the essential skills and strategies needed to present scientific research to a wide range of audiences. Among other things, the course will cover fundamental principles of giving speeches, conference presentations and Ted talks, thus equipping budding science communicators with the confidence and media savvy required to project messages clearly and…

Science Showcase UOW: Open day at Shoalhaven Campus

The open day at the UOW Shoalhaven campus for Science Showcase UOW is on Saturday 12 August from 10am – 3pm. The UOW campus in West Nowra will be transformed into a science activities hub.  This is a free event and all are welcome; there is something for all ages and interests. Activities include: Guided…

Chatty Cafe – Brain Break Morning Tea

Join us on Wednesday 16 August from 10am to celebrate National Science Week. Take the chance to stop and reflect on the science in your world by participating to our volunteer run quiz. All welcome.      

Three Minute Thesis

Have an evening to spare and want to feel inspired? You’ve found the right event. As part of National Science Week, the ANU Science Society along with the ANU Undergraduate Research Society (URS) are running a Three Minute Thesis style event for undergraduate students modelled after the internationally recognised event of the same name. We will be inviting…

WA Premier’s Science Awards 2023

The Premier’s Science Awards recognise and celebrate the outstanding scientific research and engagement taking place in Western Australia. Winners in each category will be announced at the Awards ceremony on Monday 11 September. The Premier’s Science Awards are a keystone in the Western Australian Government’s efforts to raise the profile of science, technology, engineering and…

Digging Dinosaurs

Presented by Fizzics Education, the kids will have a roaring great time as they learn about dinosaurs in this hands-on workshop designed to look at palaeontology in a realistic way. Check out life-size replica of the Velociraptor dinosaur skull and come face to face with T-Rex! Work like a real palaeontologist; dig out and analyse…

Advancing the Future: Gender Equity in STEM

Society and the planet need as many enthusiastic, talented people as possible tackling challenges and solving problems with science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM). Currently, STEM is less diverse and inclusive than it should be. Imagine what could happen if science achieved gender equity? You’re invited to this free, sure-to-be-inspiring workshop where we’ll explore what’s…