Gawler and District College Junior School

Gawler and District College Junior School will be hosting an event in National Science Week. The event will run everyday throughout recess and lunch breaks as well a a whole day on that week. The students will be involved in hands on activities and experiments. The focus of the event will be agriculture (as we…

The Science of our Natural Environment and Artificial Light at Night

The Australasian Dark Sky Alliance (ADSA) is an independent non-profit charity formed to educate the public and policymakers about night environment conservation. Light pollution is the fastest growing pollutant around the globe, with scientific research showing an average increase year-on-year of more than 2%. Since its inception in early 2019, the movement has quickly gained momentum with…

RV Investigator – above the waterline

Join us for a live virtual excursion of RV Investigator, Australia’s 94m ocean-going research vessel. Purpose built for marine research it has impressive scientific capabilities and possesses a wide range of on-board and modular laboratories and facilities. The vessel supports biological, oceanographic, geological and atmospheric research, as well maritime training and education and outreach activities….

RV Investigator – below the waterline

Join us for a live virtual excursion of RV Investigator, Australia’s 94m ocean-going research vessel. Purpose built for marine research it has impressive scientific capabilities and possesses a wide range of on-board and modular laboratories and facilities. The vessel supports biological, oceanographic, geological and atmospheric research, as well maritime training and education and outreach activities….

Getting to Know Your Friendly Neighbourhood Microbiologist

JAMSpod is a microbiology-themed series of podcasts (check out #JAMSpod @jamsorgau) named Getting to Know Your Friendly Neighbourhood Microbiologist for National Science Week. This podcast is run conjointly between Macquarie University, Western Sydney University, Department of Primary Industries and The Joint Academic Microbiology Seminars (JAMS) Organisation (Check it out here: http://jams.org.au/). JAMS is a microbiology…

Canberra Women of Science and Art

Canberra Women of Science and Art will showcase a diverse group of Canberran women. All working in or inspired by science, tech, engineering, art and maths (STEAM). These interesting people are anything but ‘boring scientists’. From illustrators to robot designers to indigenous storytellers, we bet you’ll want to find out more about their stories and…

Possible Impossibles

Humans are a species of creative thinkers, problem solvers, and ambitious dreamers. Together we have achieved the seemingly impossible from curing diseases, extending the average lifespan, inventing air flight, harnessing the power of the Earth’s resources to connect people all over the world, to sending people into space. What does the future hold? Will we…

Career Sessions Podcast

The Career Sessions podcast showcases the unique and inside stories of people working in their careers. Hosts, Dr Stephanie Champion and Dr Tamara Agnew hold PhDs in public health and health science. We are researchers and academics who are driven by our desire to really understand the world that exists outside of our own bubble….

Science in Government: then, now and what next?

Presented by Victoria’s Lead Scientist, Dr Amanda Caples, and EPA Victoria’s Chief Environmental Scientist, Dr Andrea Hinwood, this podcast series will profile a variety of science professionals working within the Victorian Government; what they studied along the way, what roles they have now and what scientific developments they look forward to in the future.