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 at the Fringe Guide

December 12, 2018

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

Superstars of STEM

December 11, 2018

Superstars of STEM aims to smash society’s gender assumptions about scientists and increase the public visibility of women in STEM. This morning, the 60 women of the 2019 cohort were announced, selected from hundreds of impressive applicants.

Submit your science film to SCINEMA!

December 7, 2018

We’re really excited to announce that SCINEMA 2019 has officially kicked-off, with submissions opening this week.

International Science School Applications now open!

December 5, 2018

Are you going to be in Year 11 and 12 in 2019? Do you love science? If so, you’ve got to apply for the Professor Harry Messel International Science School (ISS)!

Podcast reveals new ideas to encourage kids into science

Podcasts are now available from a special Professional Development Day hosted by Inspiring South Australia and the Children’s Discovery Museum, exploring ways to encourage young children into science.

Upcoming Events

School holiday program: Make your own slime

  • 2pm - 3pm
  • Burnside Library, Burnside SA

Make your own slime with Active Education Ages 5+ years Tickets $10

FUTURE SCIENTIST: Studying Science at Adelaide

  • 6pm - 7:30pm
  • The Braggs Lecture Theatre The University of Adelaide North Terrace Campus SA 5005

Join us on campus and discover what studying Science at The University can lead to. Hear from current students, industry representatives and staff about what...

Young Scientists of Australia Beach Social

  • 5:30 pm - 8:30pm
  • mosely square glenelg

Celebrate the start of 2019 with YSA! Hit the beach, catch up with friends and TCSE buddies and enjoy some fish and chips. We’ll have...

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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