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 Week 2020 National Grant Round open

September 18, 2019

The 2020 National Science Week grant round provides individuals and organisations with grants between $2,000 and $20,000 to support the delivery of science engagement activities during National Science Week. Applications open now and close 30 October.

CSIRO Indigenous STEM Awards

September 10, 2019

The Indigenous STEM Awards are part of the Indigenous STEM Education Project, funded by the BHP Foundation and delivered by CSIRO. Applications are now open until Friday 27 September 2019.

Unsung Hero of SA Science Awards 2019

September 10, 2019

Check out our amazing winners and finalists in the videos below from the 2019 SA Science Excellence Awards #SAScienceAwards

“We Survived National Science Week” Celebrations!

September 10, 2019

Join the National Science Week SA Coordinating Committee and the SA branch of the Australian Science Communicators as we review the highlights of National Science Week.

National Science Week Program

You can find out what’s happening during National Science Week in 2019 in South Australia in the hot-off-the-press program!

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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