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

Echidnas Get CSI Treatment with New Citizen Science Project

Get involved with a new project to learn about this iconic Australia animal.

Far Reaching Science in the Far North

The Far North Regional Science Hub has had a busy year, and the excitement isn’t slowing down as National Science Week approaches.

Astronomical Evening with Dr Lisa Harvey-Smith

This year’s National Science Week guest speaker is Dr Lisa Harvey-Smith, renowned astrophysicists who will take you on a journey of galactic proportions!

New Grants for Students in Science

Science students are getting a boost with new grants taking them interstate and beyond!

Call Out to Researchers: Help us help you!

Inspiring SA and the Department of State Development are keen to find out more about South Australian researchers. Help us by completing a short survey, which will help inform the provision of future services and activities to researchers.

Upcoming Events

Science Alive!

  • 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Royal Adelaide Showground

The ever-popular Science Alive! is back for another season at the Adelaide Showgrounds. This will be a massive celebration of all things science, including hands-on...

Discover the Science of Saltmarshes

  • Whyalla

Saltmarshes are vastly underappreciated, especially given the many ecological services they provide. This National Science Week, dig deep into the importance of coastal saltmarshes with...

When Galaxies Collide

  • 7:00pm - 9:00pm
  • The Governor Hindmarsh

National Science Week is pleased to present Dr Lisa Harvey-Smith in a special event, When Galaxies Collide! When Galaxies Collide sees Dr Lisa Harvey-Smith describe the...

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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