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

Read and Win: STEM Book Challenge

Pick up a science book and join hundreds of students across South Australia with the Premier’s Reading Challenge

Futuristic museum MOD. opens

The new museum blurs the lines between science and art

Perform your Science Winners Announced

Expect stand-up comedy, physical theatre, poetry, dance, even mime from the winners of Perform your Science.

Mega Support for Microbat Citizen Science

Citizen scientists have been getting behind the Mega Murray-Darling Microbat Project, spending their evenings on bat patrol.

Searching for Unsung Heroes of SA Science

Nominations are now open for the Unsung Hero Awards – celebrate a scientist or science communicator that deserves recognition

Upcoming Events

Stargazing Live World Record Attempt

  • 6:30pm - 9:30pm
  • Brunel Drive, Modbury Heights

Join thousands of stargazers across the country attempt a new Guinness World Record for most people star gazing across multiple venues! Join the South Australian...

Spot the Bull S…cience

  • 6:00pm - 7:30pm
  • RiAus, The Science Exchange

Can you separate fact from fiction? Test your skills alongside Adelaide’s top scientists for a night of Bull S…cience. Trying to fool Adelaide is: women’s...

SCINEMA International Film Festival

  • https://scinema.australiascience.tv/attend-a-screening/
  • Palace Nova Adelaide

The best science films from around the world will be showcased at SCINEMA International Film Festival. The SCINEMA International Science Film Festival is the largest science film festival...

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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