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Nominations now open for the 2022 Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science

24 November 2021

Your chance to nominate the best in Australian science, research-based innovation or science teaching. Nominations are now open for the 2022 Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science. This is your chance to nominate your employees, your…
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Congratulations to Tasmania’s 2021 STEM leaders

18 November 2021

Tasmania’s top STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) practitioners have been named as winners of the 2021 Tasmanian STEM Excellence Awards. The Tasmanian STEM Awards acknowledge our local scientific achievers and inspire others by showcasing…
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Grants Available for National Science Week Events in 2022

27 September 2021

The grant round for National Science Week 2022 is open for applications until 5.00pm AEDT Thursday 21 October 2021. Grants between $2000 – $20,000 will be awarded and can support in-person events as well as online activities…
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Nominate for the STEM Excellence Awards

30 August 2021

Applications are now open for the 2021 science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) Excellence Awards, celebrating Tasmanians who have excelled in their field. Now in their sixth year, the awards recognise Tasmanian’s leading the way…
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Get curious this August with our Science Week events guide

27 July 2021

Download your digital copy (9MB, pdf) of the National Science Week event guide for Tasmania, which appeared in the Mercury, Examiner, and Advocate newspapers on Saturday 24 July. This year we have everything from festivals, stage performances,…
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Organizing a Science Week event? Add your event to our program booklet

20 May 2021

***CLOSED*** National Science Week will be here before you know it, and we’d love to promote your public event! If your National Science event is in Tassie, streamed from our beautiful island, or involves our…
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Festival seeks STEM organisations

19 May 2021

Calling all science, tech, engineering, and maths organisations! Don’t miss your opportunity to get involved with Hobart’s own science festival, The Festival of Bright Ideas. Join major sponsor TasNetworks and many others at Princes Wharf…
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Science Week welcomes Communications and Events Coordinator

13 May 2021

Each year, National Science Week entertains and inspires thousands of people across Australia. Tasmania usually boasts around 100 public engagement events run by all types of organisations and individuals. Event holders need a guiding light and this…
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Inspiring Tasmania February Update

17 February 2021

This month, Inspiring Tasmania welcomed Jenni Klaus as manager and said farewell to Sarah Bayne who has taken a position with the Central Coast Council to deliver their new science centre as part of The…
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Happy Holidays!

18 December 2020

Inspiring Tasmania will be taking a break from 18th December 2020 to 11th January 2021. It’s time to enjoy some summer and ring in a new year! We look forward to reconnecting with you in…
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STEMM Grants boost local science community

19 November 2020

The Tasmanian National Science Week Coordinating Committee and Inspiring Australia (Tasmania) awarded 23 grants at total of $39,000 to support organisations who will deliver a public science, technology, engineering, maths or medicine (STEMM) themed activity…
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2020 Tasmanian STEM Excellence Award winners

10 November 2020

Four researchers from the University of Tasmania have been recognised for their outstanding contributions to science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) at an award ceremony in Hobart on Friday, 6 November. Minister for Science and…
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