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4 August 2020

National Science Week is heading online this year! With a schools theme of Deep Blue: innovations for the future of our oceans and a local theme of Science at Home, Tasmania will showcase our science to the rest…
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QUESTACON is conducting a statewide survey for Tasmanian STEM Providers

28 July 2020

Australia’s National Science and Technology Centre, QUESTACON is seeking survey participants to map STEM education and engagement in Tasmania. Survey will be open until Friday 7 August 2010. Click the survey link here: Questacon Survey for Tasmanian…
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Science Week grants re-released with a twist

22 May 2020

Now, more than ever, the importance of science is at the forefront of our everyday lives. That’s why we’re pleased to announce that National Science Week in Tasmania will be heading online in 2020 and…
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Resources for science communicators to assist with online presenting added

30 April 2020

We have added resources to our website to help science communicators with teaching and presenting online during the COVID-19 pandemic. These resources are primarily provided for scientists who deliver engagement activities and presentations who would…
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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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