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

Science Highlights in our Regions

As 2017 wraps up, we take a look at the exciting science that happened in our Regional Science Hubs. From our newest hub on Kangaroo Island to the Far North, there were fantastic science events happening across the state.

Survey Report: How are researchers faring in SA?

We launched a survey to find out more about the representation of South Australian researchers in the media, public events and major award schemes. The results have been tallied, giving us a better understanding of South Australian researchers.

STEM reading challenge shows that books are still cool

Over 600 students participated in a special STEM reading competition as part of the Premier’s Reading Challenge.

FameLab returns to Australia

FameLab is back for another year and is looking for researchers with a flair for science communication

Survey Report: How are researchers faring in SA?

We launched a survey to find out more about the representation of South Australian researchers in the media, public events and major award schemes. The results have been tallied, giving us a better understanding of South Australian researchers.

Upcoming Events

Italian Space Technology Exhibition

  • 192 Victoria Square Adelaide, SA 5000

Venture into space with the Italian Space Technology Exhibition. The exhibition showcases the achievements of the Italian Space Agency, or Agenzia Spaziale Italiana (ASI). The ASI...

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...

Animal Adventure – school holidays at Adelaide Zoo!

  • Adelaide Zoo

Stress less these school holidays by going on an animal adventure at the zoo. Take your kids on an Animal Adventure at Adelaide and Monarto Zoos....

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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