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Can you help Australia respond to COVID-19?

8 April 2020

The COVID-19 Expert Database has been created to provide a mechanism for governments, the business sector, the research sector, and other decision-makers to easily access the expertise they need to inform their decision making. Australia’s…
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Eureka Prizes for science open for entries

6 March 2020

The Australian Museum Eureka Prizes are the country’s most comprehensive national science awards, honouring excellence across the areas of research & innovation, leadership, science engagement, and school science. Entries open Wednesday 4 March and close…
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Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science are open for nominations

27 February 2020

Nominations for the 2020 Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science are now open. Each year the Australian Government honours Australia’s scientists, innovators and science teachers through the PM’s Prizes. Recipients share in $750 000 prize money across…
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GRANTS OPEN FOR SCIENCE WEEK – Grant round suspended

24 February 2020

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS GRANT ROUND HAS BEEN SUSPENDED. THE TASMANIAN NATIONAL SCIENCE WEEK COMMITTEE IS IN THE PROCESS OF DETERMINING AN ALTERNATIVE PROCESS GIVEN CURRENT PROJECTIONS THAT EVENTS AND PUBLIC GATHERINGS WILL STILL BE…
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The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Tertiary Student STEM Achievement Award winner announced

12 February 2020

Congratulations Jamie Graham-Blair – University of Tasmania, Tasmania The Indigenous STEM Awards recognise the achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander STEM professionals and students as well as schools, teachers and mentors working in Indigenous…
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New science podcast launches thanks to Inspiring Australia grant

24 January 2020

New interview show highlights the people who make science happen, with a focus on Tasmania. Hobart’s Beaker Street, Spectral Media, and Crow’s Nest Media have teamed up with legendary science journalist Mark Horstman to create…
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Maker Projects: Community STEM Engagement grants NOW OPEN

14 January 2020

Community STEM engagement grants support science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM)-related organisations and businesses to partner with communities, other businesses and STEM experts to deliver STEM-related initiatives to Australian youth. The grants aim to bring…
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Winners of the 2019 Tasmanian STEM Excellence Awards announced

3 December 2019

Tasmania’s STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) leaders have been celebrated at the fourth annual Tasmanian STEM Excellence Awards today. The Tasmanian STEM Awards acknowledge our local scientific achievers and inspire others by showcasing innovative…
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Royal Society announces 2019 PhD Awards

1 November 2019

Nominations are open now for the Royal Society of Tasmania’s Annual Doctoral Awards. The Awards are open to anyone whose work has led to the advancement of knowledge and who have completed a PhD in…
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Grants of up to $20k available for Science Week 2020

26 September 2019

The $500 000 grant round to support National Science Week events in 2020 is now open. The objectives of the grant round is to: support diverse local organisations and government to work together on science engagement activities that…
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Hobart STEM radio show receives national award nomination

4 September 2019

Update: Now That’s What I Call Science won best new radio program in Australia. This February, a group of young researchers from the University of Tasmania started a radio show and podcast detailing the amazing…
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Nominations open for STEM Excellence Awards 2019

21 August 2019

Nominations are now open for the 2019 Tasmanian STEM Excellence Awards, celebrating Tasmanians who have excelled in their field. Now in their fourth year, the awards recognise Tasmanian’s leading the way in STEM, and inspiring…
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