BrisJAMS Careers Outside Academia

Ever thought about how scientists can contribute to the world besides through academic research? Or thinking of moving into a non-academic role after your PhD or postdoc, but unsure what positions might be right for you or how to navigate the transition? Careers Outside Academia returns from 6:00 – 7:00 pm, Thursday 17 August in…

Writing Top Reports

IT experts and engineers are not always the best report-writers. Or are they? Learn the tricks of the trade in a comprehensive three-hour course designed to improve the writing and communications skills of engineers and information technologists. As part of the package, attendees may seek further advice and guidance by email or telephone for a…

STEMathon at St Joseph’s School

St Joseph’s School in Waroona will host a STEMathon to celebrate National Science Week. This event, held at the Waroona Memorial Hall, will involve students from Kindergarten to Year 6 at St Joseph’s School and Year 4-6 students from Waroona District High School. The STEMathon has received strong support from the local community, with over…

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.      

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…

Rocks That Shape Australia Exhibition Launch

As part of National Science Week celebrations join Geoscience Australia for the launch of a brand new exhibition exploring how rocks can be valued by Australians for many different reasons, including their economic, historical, cultural and environmental significance. The exhibition is based on Dr Marita Bradshaw’s popular paper The seven rocks that made Australia. Geoscience…

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…

Scinema at the Cobb+Co Museum

Join us at the Cobb+Co Museum as we broadcast the International Science Film Festival throughout the week in celebration of National Science Week, 12 – 20 August 2023.  SCINEMA, pronounced with a long ‘i’ to emphasise the science behind the cinema, is an international science film festival based in Australia, providing a platform on which…

Hunter Science Festival

The Hunter Science Festival is back for its always-popular and jam-packed day of STEM activity on Sunday 20 August 10am to 2pm at Newcastle Museum. This year’s Festival theme of Innovation – Powering Future Industries will include hands-on interactive learning experiences, showcasing local technology and scientific research happening across the Hunter. Festival highlights make and…

Panel Discussion: Empowering Women in STEM for Sustainable Impact

Hosted By Dr Bita Zaferanloo, lead of Shaping STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) Futures at Swinburne, join us for an inspiring discussion focussed on STEM communication and leadership. In this session, Dr Dana Rezazadegan, a nominated Superstar of STEM in 2020. Will share her inspiring career journey. This will follow with a Women in…