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Twenty Years of Young Tassie Scientists

30 May 2022

The Young Tassie Scientists program (YTS) is celebrating twenty years of talks, activities, and road trips. The program was created in 2002 with the aim of providing insights to school students and the general public…
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Promote your National Science Week Event

26 May 2022

Please submit your finalised event for publication in the Tasmanian Science Week printed program by filling out the form below by midnight on Tuesday 14 June.
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World’s First Kelp Restoration Guidebook

23 May 2022

A new kelp restoration guidebook launched this month shares lessons learned from projects in Tasmania and around the world. The vision: to cultivate a global alliance of restoration practitioners who will work together to ensure…
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World Bee Day

23 May 2022

May 20th was World Bee Day and the Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture (TIA) has been a hive of activity to raise awareness of the significance of bees and pollination. Bees play an important role in…
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Deadline for Science Week Grants extended to May 19th!

11 May 2022

The deadline for Grant Applications for STEM engagement during National Science Week in Tasmania has been extended to May 19th!  Have a great idea for a National Science Week event? Apply now!!!!!!
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Science Week grants now open

13 April 2022

Grants for STEM engagement during National Science Week in Tasmania are now open! We’re offering funds for public community events and a fellowship for a keen science communicator. This August, showcase your organisation, your science,…
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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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