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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 […]

Darwin Hacker Space announced

October 9, 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 […]

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 […]

Got an idea for Science week 2018?

November 6, 2017

Science week will be from August 11-19 in 2018. The school theme is Game Changers and Change Makers. If you have wanted to get involved in Science week or have a great idea for an event – make sure you contact the Science Week NT committee and find like minded people to help plan your […]

National Science Week Grants for 2018 open

September 20, 2017

Applications are now open for grants of up to $20 000 to support events in National Science Week 2018. Grants are available for individuals, community groups, universities, research institutions and other organisations to hold events for the public to participate in science across the country. Science Week grants help to provide nationwide science engagement activities through: providing funding […]

Katherine region abuzz with STEM

May 23, 2017

Story by the Northern Territory Government Katherine region abuzz with STEM 22 May 2017 Schools across the Katherine region will be abuzz this week with STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) activities as part of Katherine’s inaugural STEM Week 2017. Over 200 students will be participating in a range of exciting, hands-on activities, including industry […]

National Science Week, 12 – 20 August 2017

May 3, 2017

Science Week 2017 National Science Week is Australia’s annual celebration of science and technology and thousands of individuals – from students, to scientists to chefs and musicians – get involved, taking part in more than 1000 science events across the nation. Science Week is designed for everyone – it’s definitely not restricted to schools and […]