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Latest news: National Science Week

Geoscience Australia rock story adds weight to our history & future

Rocks are great story-tellers you just have to know how to read them. Geoscience Australia has created a real page-turner with a new educational exhibition – Rocks that Shape Australia. Every rock has...

Innovation is the word this National Science Week

Celebrating the enormous contributions scientific endeavours make to the world around us, National Science Week returns from 10 to 20 August with an array of interesting and thought-provoking events right here in Canberra.

National Science Week: Ready to inspire and excite curious minds

National Science Week is ready to launch in Australia this August, full of events to inspire and excite curious minds of all ages.

Ancient puzzle lurks in basement of Parliament House

What’s more interesting than Question Time at Parliament House? Staring at rocks underneath Parliament House. Forget Dorothy Dixers; as part of National Science Week. you can check out a strange geological phenomenon...

ANU scientists to measure Viking clap at Raiders game 

As part of National Science Week, ANU scientists will measure the seismic activity caused by the Viking Clap and crowd reaction to big moments at this Sunday’s game at GIO Stadium.

Jump, clap and create in Canberra this National Science Week

It’s almost that time of the year where all kinds of electrifying, explosive and fantastic science experiments and experiences are in the spotlight, during National Science Week

Science Week festival looks to the future of food

What will food look like in the years to come? How will we produce it and how can we ensure our plates are sustainable?

Canberrans eager to hunt for scientific treasures

On Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 August, science-loving teams will disperse across the Capital for the Canberra Science Treasure Hunt, as part of National Science Week (15-23 August), where they will explore...

National Science Week highlights LGBTIQA+ in STEM

Members of the LGBTIQA+ community have been making waves in the STEM fields for several years, and a National Science Week event is looking to highlight that.

Get creative with Shirty Science this week

If you’re ready to combine your love for science and creativity, tune into Shirty Science’s Instagram page during National Science Week (15-23 August).

Geoscientist challenging gender stereotypes in STEM

Antarctic geoscientist Dr Steph McLennan has challenged gender stereotypes and bias in the STEM field since entering the workforce in 2015.

Say cheese, for the ultimate satellite selfie

The National Capital will be captured in the ultimate satellite selfie next month as part of National Science Week - and you’re invited to take part.