Meet Ingrid McCarthy, inspiring the Australian Capital Territory one young mind at a time How many jobs introduce a person to a Nobel Prize winner one day, and a dalek the next? New Inspiring Australia ACT program manager Ingrid McCarthy has done just that, commencing her role just a few weeks before National Science Week.
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Launch today at 11am, Friday 17 April: South Australian Museum, North Terrace, Adelaide SA A tent full of butterflies, neuroscience for kids, and pop-up science at AFL games…IA SA reborn A big day for Inspiring Australia in South Australia today with the launch of the next phase of the program. The $1 million state-wide initiative to
By Jackie Randles After 18 years of National Science Week celebrations, Sydney science stakeholders will this year join forces to present a Sydney-wide science festival in order to make a greater impact and broaden this year’s offering to include research institutions, universities, business, engineers and community organisations. The decision for several presenters to unite under
People come to science engagement with a range of backgrounds, but there can’t be many who’ve worked cleaning convict bricks like Sarah Bayne has. Sarah is one of eight state and territory Inspiring Australia Officers who support science communication and engagement projects, help them gain publicity and enable local collaboration.
A love of meeting people from different backgrounds and a bug for travel are surely essential requirements for Kerry Mazzotti’s challenge of coordinating science engagement across the biggest state in Australia. Kerry is one of eight state and territory Inspiring Australia Officers who support science communication and engagement projects, help them gain publicity and enable local collaboration.
Making videos, getting involved with Melbourne’s festivals and getting crafty with CWA ladies is all in a day’s work for science communicator Carly Siebentritt. In this story, we get to know Victoria’s resident Inspiring Australia Officer, one of eight who are there to support science communication and engagement projects in each state and territory, help them gain publicity and enable local collaboration.