Young Tassie Scientists at New Town Primary School

This year’s Young Tassie Scientists are University of Tasmania scientists who are keen to share their work through interactive talks and hands-on activities in Tasmanian schools and communities during National Science Week. The Young Tassie Scientist on this roadtrip are: Tom Plunkett (he/him), physicist – All About Astronomy Stephanie Hutt (she/her), neuroscientist – Super Brain Cells…

Talking About Space Science

This course will run online, in two 90-minute Zoom sessions. It will teach the essential skills and strategies needed to present space science and technology 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 space science communicators…

Exploring the Universe From Your Backyard: The emergence of electronic observing

Exploring the Universe from your Backyard, presented by Dr Kym Thalassoudis. The emergence of new technologies is enabling more people to explore the depths of the Universe in amazing detail and in ways that have never before been possible, even from light-polluted environments. The presentation will include a brief introduction to the night sky and…

Science in the Centres

This year National Science Week will be bringing science to you while you shop. Come past Westfield Belconnen, Westfield Woden, South.Point Tuggeranong, Cooleman Court, or the Canberra Centre to discover the exciting science behind composting, dinosaurs, engineering with Lego, parasites, geology, space, robotics, and much more. A variety of hands-on science activities will be on…

The Pilbara Series: A fusion of art and science

Australia hosts the oldest evidence of life on planet earth – 3.5 billion year old stromatolites located in the Pilbara, Western Australia. Stromatolites are fossilised microbial mats formed eons ago in shallow marine environments and are the subject of leading research by origins of life scientists including NASA and ESO. Stromatolites may give us clues…

Young Tassie Scientists at Westerway Primary School

This year’s Young Tassie Scientists are University of Tasmania scientists who are keen to share their work through interactive talks and hands-on activities in Tasmanian schools and communities during National Science Week. The Young Tassie Scientist on this roadtrip are: Vimarsha Kodithuwakku (she/her), medical scientist  – heart health Tom Plunkett (he/him), physicist – all about astronomy…

Young Tassie Scientists at Fairview Primary School

This year’s Young Tassie Scientists are University of Tasmania scientists who are keen to share their work through interactive talks and hands-on activities in Tasmanian schools and communities during National Science Week. The Young Tassie Scientist on this roadtrip are: Vimarsha Kodithuwakku (she/her), medical scientist  – heart health Tom Plunkett (he/him), physicist – all about astronomy…

Young Tassie Scientists at Campbell Street Primary School

This year’s Young Tassie Scientists are University of Tasmania scientists who are keen to share their work through interactive talks and hands-on activities in Tasmanian schools and communities during National Science Week. The Young Tassie Scientist on this roadtrip are: Vimarsha Kodithuwakku (she/her), medical scientist  – heart health  Tom Plunkett (he/him), physicist – all about astronomy…

Young Tassie Scientists at Rosetta Primary School

This year’s Young Tassie Scientists are University of Tasmania scientists who are keen to share their work through interactive talks and hands-on activities in Tasmanian schools and communities during National Science Week. The Young Tassie Scientist on this roadtrip are: Mars Buttfield-Addison(she/her), computer scientist – space junk and satellites  Stephanie Hutt (she/her), neuroscientist – super brain…

Young Tassie Scientists at Lansdowne Crescent Primary School

This year’s Young Tassie Scientists are University of Tasmania scientists who are keen to share their work through interactive talks and hands-on activities in Tasmanian schools and communities during National Science Week. The Young Tassie Scientist on this roadtrip are: Mars Buttfield-Addison(she/her), computer scientist – space junk and satellites  Stephanie Hutt (she/her), neuroscientist – super brain…