March 14, 2019

Are you interested in applying for the SA community grants for National Science Week 2019? Want to hear about the Unsung Hero of SA Science Awards? Want to get a taste for what National Science Week 2019 holds for South Australia?

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 8.00pm (refreshments available from 5.30pm)

Hosted by The RiAus at The Science Exchange, Exchange Place, Adelaide

Annually, National Science Week reaches well over one million people through science events and activities held across Australia.

At this function you will hear from some of our science luminaries, information about the 2019 program, how to access SA Community Grants if you are planning an event in National Science Week, and how to nominate for the Unsung Hero of SA Science Awards.

Our keynote speaker is the 2018 Tertiary STEM Educator of the Year and 2016 SA Tall Poppy of the YearDr Justin Chalker, senior lecturer and research leader in the Institute for NanoScale Science and Technology at Flinders University.

The evening also includes a presentation from Mr Geoff Crane (from Questacon, Canberra), National Manager, National Science Week.

Our MC for the evening is the Chief Scientist for SA and Patron, National Science Week SA, Professor Caroline McMillen.

The Minister for Industry and Skills, Hon David Pisoni, will officially launch our grants and awards initiatives.

Please join us, learn more about ways that you and your organisation can be involved in celebrating science, share your thoughts and ideas, and meet others who are passionate about science engagement and communication.

National Science Week: 10 – 18 August 2019

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