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FLOW on the Go
State Blogs

FLOW on the Go

  • By National Office
  • 3 July, 2017

FLOW are proud to be taking our environmental education program on the road to towns around Central Queensland, providing even more opportunities for students in the Fitzroy Basin to learn more ...

Street Science Shows
State Blogs

Street Science Shows

  • By National Office
  • 2 June, 2017

QUT Extreme Science are providing select primary schools in the Caboolture/ Brisbane North area with explosive science shows from the team at Street Science in honor of National Science Week. ...

Catch a Rising Star: women in Queensland science
State Blogs

Catch a Rising Star: women in Queensland science

  • By National Office
  • 2 June, 2017

During last year's National Science Week (13–21 August 2016), more than 30 women researchers based in Queensland visited regional Queensland communities after attending a two-day training ...

Queensland Grants Announced
Grant Information, Science Week News, State Blogs

Queensland Grants Announced

  • By National Office
  • 1 June, 2017

The Queensland National Science Week committee is pleased to announce these successful projects for this years' event. The launch event is being supported with $10 000 and the seed event grants ...

Grants available in Queensland
Grant Information, Science Week News, State Blogs

Grants available in Queensland

  • By National Office
  • 6 March, 2017

The Queensland National Science Week Coordinating Committee have grants of up to $2000 for Science Week events, as well as a grant of up to $10 000 for an organisation to stage the launch of ...

Tiny fossil treasures of Queensland
Science Week News, State Blogs

Tiny fossil treasures of Queensland

  • By National Office
  • 8 August, 2016

When I first started volunteering at the Queensland Museum I was given a box full with hundreds of thousands of very tiny fossilised bones known as 'microfossils'. These fossils belonged to a ...

PlatypusWatch on the Gold Coast
Science Week News, State Blogs

PlatypusWatch on the Gold Coast

  • By National Office
  • 28 July, 2016

It’s time to register for the next PlatypusWatch. This is a super special watch because the survey results will be used in the Queensland Platycount 2016. We're hoping the community will put in a ...

Fossilised records
Science Week News, State Blogs

Fossilised records

  • By National Office
  • 23 May, 2016

Sometimes it’s not only the fossils that tell the story, but the records of their collectors as well! Many collections housed at the Queensland Museum hold fascinating historical insights. ...

‘U’ is for Unknown
Science Week News, State Blogs

‘U’ is for Unknown

  • By National Office
  • 13 May, 2016

We humans think we know Lots! And this is where the museums and herbaria come in, where it is our job to discover, collect and preserve, and make the ‘unknown’ species ‘known’. Museum collections ...

Molecular Magic
Science Week News, State Blogs

Molecular Magic

  • By National Office
  • 13 May, 2016

[caption id="attachment_40460" align="alignright" width="300"] Eight PCR tubescontaining completed reactions (the green colour is from the reagents, not the presence of DNA).[/caption] When ...