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

Transcending The Gender Narrative

November 2, 2020

Inspiring South Australia supported the science-themed epsiodes of a documentary series that aims to provide a diverse viewpoint of the women and men, who are championing diversity and equality in traditionally male dominated industries or roles.

2020 Premier’s Reading Challenge

November 2, 2020

The 2020 Inspiring South Australia STEM challenge, encouraging students across the state to read science themed books as part of the broader Premier’s Reading Challenge, was bigger than ever this year, with over 1200 student from 21 schools participating.

Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science 2020

October 28, 2020

Congratulations to the 2020 awardees of the Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science! We would particularly like to celebrate the South Australian scientists who have been honored in this year’s awards.

Citizen Science Grants

October 28, 2020

The Citizen Science Grants – Round 2 provides eligible entities with competitive grants from $150,000 to $500,000 for research projects in a field of science that has a national impact and supports community participation.

Science Week 2020

In 2020, most #ScienceWeek events were virtual events online due to COVID-19. The silver lining is many events were recorded, and can be watched again! Get ready to relive Science Week 2020 or catch-up on events you might have missed.

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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