Welcome to Inspiring South Australia

Inspiring South Australia is about connecting the community with science and improving science literacy. Together with our partners and supporters, we work to engage diverse audiences in both our regional and metropolitan communities.

Stories and News

Little Bang’s Big Finish

And that’s a wrap! Training has now completed for our Little Bang Discovery Club. But that’s not the end of this fantastic program that introduces kids to science.

Science a huge drawcard at the 2017 National Science Week

This year marked the 20th birthday of National Science Week, featuring old favourites and brand new programs which delighted South Australians.

Ocean Essence Wrap-up

Our special ocean event saw 5 scientists take a dive into ocean science.

Celebrate World Science Day

Whether you do an experiment, share a science story or become a citizen scientist, today is the day to celebrate science!

X, Y and the genetics of sex: Professor Jenny Graves awarded the Prime Minister’s Prize for Science 2017

The PM Prize for Science recognises Jenny Grave’s 50 year, ongoing career in genomic and epigenetic research.

Upcoming Events

Science Says!

  • 4:00pm - 5:30pm
  • The Science Exchange

Science Says! is science as you’ve never seen it before, and with a lot more laughter! Join us as brilliant scientists, gifted comedians and talented communicators...

Science in the Pub: Science of Light

  • 6:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Rob Roy Hotel 106 Halifax Street Adelaide, SA 5000

The final Science in the Pub of the year is set to be illuminating. Science in the Pub: Science of Light will introduce us to the...

The Conversation Starter

  • 5:30pm - 7:30pm
  • AHMS Building

It’s been an incredible year of discoveries in science, with gravitational waves making headlines across the world, the announcement Australia would be getting a space...

Inspiring South Australia

The Inspiring South Australia program is supported by the Australian Government through the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science, the South Australian Department of State Development, the University of Adelaide, the University of South Australia, Flinders University and the South Australian Museum.

Together we are working towards a society that critically engages with key scientific issues, a society that is inspired by science, a society that encourages young people to pursue scientific studies and careers, and a society that attracts national and international interest in its science.

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