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

National Science Week (SA) Initiatives Launch

March 14, 2019

National Science Week (SA) Initiatives Launch will be held on Wednesday 27 March 2019 at 6pm at RiAus. Come along to hear about the 2019 SA community grants for National Science Week, and help launch the Unsung Hero of SA Science awards.

South Australian Science Excellence Awards Open

March 8, 2019

STEM researchers, leaders and educators whose work is recognised by their peers for excellence and impact are invited to apply.

Tall Poppy Nominations Open

March 7, 2019

Nominations for 2019 are now open and close on April 10th. Selection criteria include outstanding research / academic achievement as well as excellence in communication and community engagement to promote an understanding of science.

National Youth Science Forum applications open!

March 5, 2019

Applications are now open for the National Youth Science Forum’s 2020 Year 12 Program. Students currently studying in year 11 have until 31 May 2019 to apply!

Science at the Fringe Guide

We’ve just launched our Science at the Fringe guide 2019 – your scientific shortcut to the Adelaide Fringe Festival!

Upcoming Events

Science Alive! at Tonsley

  • 10am-4pm
  • MAB, Tonsley Innovation District, 1284 South Road, Clovelly Park 5042

A fun, interactive and FREE event for the whole family. Science Alive! is designed for all ages – kids can immerse themselves in the fun and excitement...

National Science Week (SA) Initiatives Launch 2019

  • 6pm - 8pm
  • RiAus

The South Australian National Science Week Coordinating Committee cordially invites you to the: National Science Week (SA) Initiatives Launch  Wednesday 27 March 2019 6.00pm to...

STREAM IT April – Edible Science – Woodcroft Library

  • 3:30pm - 5pm
  • woodcroft library 175 bains road

Science Technology Reading Engineering Art Maths Weekly Mondays, 3.30-5pm excluding school holidays STREAM IT encourages participants to play, create, invent, explore, problem solve, experiment, tinker and discover different technologies, using...

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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