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

Celebrating 20 years of National Science Week

There’s so much to celebrate! Join in the fun by heading to one of the many activities around SA!

Regional SA Celebrates Science

Regional South Australia is hosting a spectacular suite of events this National Science Week. Find out what they’re up to

Winners Announced for SA Regional Science-Art Grant

Introducing the four amazing science communication projects that are combining art and science.

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.

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

SciWorld’s Pop-Up Science Centre

  • Wayville

Lost for ideas these school holidays? SciWorld has got you covered with the SciWorld Pop-Up Science Centre! The SciWorld Pop-Up Science Centre will be an afternoon of...

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...

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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