Around YOUR World in Eight Days | A STEAMpunk Exploration

Imagine a mini version of Jules Verne’s “Around the world in eighty days”. You have eight days to explore the world around you. Don’t worry about time or space. Verne’s novels are often called the earliest versions of STEAMpunk literature. They imagine different pasts and futures than the ones we have experienced. They contain a spirit…

Ultra Long-Haul Operations: An Emerging Business Model Accelerated by COVID-19

The COVID-19 outbreak has sent shockwaves throughout the aviation industry, sending a myriad of liquidity-strapped airlines into administration or part government ownership. In turn, during this webinar, Linus Benjamin Bauer from Bauer Aviation Advisory and Daniel Bloch from Bloch Aviation Advisory will argue that the novel phenomenon of Ultra Long Haul (ULH) operations already maintains…

Deep Blue Defence

In partnership with the Academy of Science, Defence is hosting a series of web shows with STEM professionals across Defence which will be streamed to upper primary and secondary students.  Topics will include: Glowing Blue with Clare Grandison Sensing Blue with Dr Brad Evans Atmospheric Blue with LCDR Helen Imlay-Gillespie The webinars are aimed at…

Adventures Abroad in Science – Canberra women discuss their experiences & research

Canberra produces some superb scientists who end up having amazing adventures in the science world. In this series of online chats you will meet women who have gone to all kinds of places around the world. Session 1: 9 AM Saturday 15 August, featuring: Gravitational wave theoretical physicist Professor Susan Scott, FAA (LIGO, US) Antarctic…

WISE (Women in Science and Engineering) 2020 Networking Night

Running since 2015, the annual WISE Networking Night is an exclusive opportunity for students to network with sponsors, industry representatives, and academics, as well as fellow peers within and outside your discipline. This year’s Networking Night will be a special ’10 Years with WISE’ edition, where we will be celebrating the past ten years of…

HERE Mapping Competition – Build an interactive map and win prizes

Digital maps are a useful tool to show the location of things, convey important messages to your audience and share a story with them. HERE Technologies is inviting you to join its mapping competition and build an online interactive map for a chance to win great prizes. Your map can be about anything… it can…

Things Are Looking Up

Humula Public school will host an aviation, space and exploration event Things Are Looking Up. Students and teachers will conduct a series of presentations and practical activities that explore the miracle of flight.  Drawing inspiration from the recent Demo 2 Space X mission, our underlying message is that in dark times, a positive vision for…

Renewable Energy Innovators in the Huon Valley: Virtual Tour

This on-line Science trail in the Huon Valley will feature 4 videos showcasing renewable energy innovators in the Huon Valley sharing their visions and creative solutions to our energy needs. This will include a micro hydro, a tracking solar system, an off-grid business utilising waste products including biodiesel and waste wood, a pellet mill and…

Solar Cooking- Hot Stuff

There is far more solar energy reaching the earth’s surface each day than we use in our factories, homes and vehicles. But we are not very good at capturing this energy. Find out about a small but practical way of using solar energy. Solar cookers are a good, simple example of what we can do…