Community grants now open for NT science week 2019

February 15, 2019

Community grants for Northern Territory 2019 science week events are now open. Please download the application form and guidelines HERE. Important dates: Applications must be lodged by COB 29/03/2019 Applicants will be advised of the outcome of their proposal by 19/04/2019 Successful applicants must supply NT Science Week Coordinating Committee confirmation of their event details […]

Nominations open for PM’s Prizes for Science

February 6, 2019

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 seven prizes –two $250 000 prizes for science and innovation, three $50 000 prizes for early to mid-career researchers and innovators, and two $50 000 prizes for teaching in primary and secondary schools. Help […]

Darwin Hacker Space announced

December 22, 2018

Darwin Hacker Space will be an informal gathering of people who are interested in practical applications of technology.  Sessions will be held the second Wednesday evening of every month.  Someone will give a short talk about a project that they’re working on, interested in or exploring.  Time after the presentation will be left for chatting […]


December 21, 2018

COMING SOON TO INSPIRE THE NT… A new set of women in STEM who may never recognize they are super stars in their own right.  These women fly under the radar of national media every day, working away in their chosen field to build the best life possible for their family, be it large or […]

Making space for science

November 1, 2018

National Science Week 2019 grant round now open!

October 11, 2018

The grant round for National Science Week 2019 has just opened. The total amount available is $500 000 and grant applications can be for $2000 to $20 000. Projects need to be largely for general public audiences and be held in National Science Week (10 – 18 August 2019), or in the week immediately before or […]

Western Australia’s changing coastline revealed with new mapping

October 8, 2018

Key points: New data shows 125,000 years of WA coastal change in 90 seconds The animation was created using space and sonar data mapping It gives a new insight into how humans migrated to Australia

NT National Science Week Grant Recipients Announced, 2018

March 2, 2018

Congratulations to all of the winners of the 2018 National Science Week national and local grant rounds. Applications for the NT grant rounds have grown significantly on previous years. The array of events in the pipeline for National Science Week in the NT, are getting bigger and better every year. Keep an eye on the […]

Optimising STEM partnerships

February 12, 2018

Australia’s Chief Scientist has released an issues paper to explore how industry can work more closely with the education sector to redress Australia’s skills gap in the areas of science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM). The paper, entitled Optimising STEM Industry-School Partnerships, invites responses from organisations and individuals with an interest in ensuring that young […]

Want to share a great science story?

November 6, 2017

If you have a great science story and want to share it with the community or know a scientist doing fantastic work that the community should know about or have seen a teacher explain some tricky science in a fantastic way or have met someone who would make a brilliant and engaging presenter of science […]