resource

Online

Skype a Scientist

Skype a Scientist is a database which connects scientists to schools, community groups and families so that they can share their expertise and answer questions via teleconference software.

opportunity

National

Pint of Science

Ongoing

Pint of Science is an annual science communication event held over three days each May. The event, held in pubs across the country, brings science out into the community as researchers share their discoveries.

opportunity

National

Falling Walls Lab Australia applications open

Until 06 Jul 2020

Falling Walls Lab Australia invites twenty postdocs, students, entrepreneurs, engineers and innovators to tell a jury about their research or business idea. The winner will advance to the Falling Walls Finale in Berlin. The aim is to discover ‘which walls will fall next?’ Applications close 6 July 2020.

opportunity

ACT, Canberra

Curious Minds

Ongoing

Curious Minds is aimed at highly capable girls in Years 9 and 10 who have an interest in STEM learning areas. This is a six-month program that combines two residential camps and a STEM coaching program. The coaching program will see each student matched with a female coach recruited from a variety of STEM backgrounds and together they will construct personal goals for the student. Learn more about the impact of the program here.

opportunity

National

Soapbox Science

Ongoing

Soapbox Science is a novel public outreach platform for promoting women scientists and the science they do. Our events transform public areas into an arena for public learning and scientific debate

opportunity

NSW, Wollongong

STEM camp for girls

From 17 Jan 2020 to 20 Jan 2020

Our four-day summer STEM Camp provides young women entering Years 10 and 11 in 2021 a fun and hands-on STEM experience and an exciting introduction to careers in STEM.

opportunity

ACT

ACT Young Women in Engineering (YoWIE)

From 13 Jan 2021 to 15 Jan 2021

Three-day workshop for girls in year 8 - 9 to come to UNSW Canberra and experience engineering first hand.

opportunity

NSW

AINSE WISE School

From 01 Dec 2020 to 04 Dec 2020

Each year AINSE co-ordinates a school for first-year female students with an emphasis on Women in STEM and their career opportunities within nuclear science and engineering. Read about the impact of the program here.

opportunity

SA, Adelaide

STEM Enrichment Academy

From 15 Jun 2020 to 17 Jun 2020

Flinders University with support from the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science is offering an exciting new enrichment program for Year 9 girls only. The program involves hands-on activities and opportunities to engage with women working in a range of STEM professions.

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QLD

Wonder of Science

Wonder of Science is promoting a STEM culture in Queensland schools – where students understand the importance of STEM and believe that STEM education and careers are accessible to them. Read about the impact of the program here.