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Citizen Science and the National Waterbug Blitz

Monash Tech School 44 Drummond Street, Chadstone, VIC, Australia

The Monash Science and Innovation Hub invites you to participate in the National Waterbug Blitz. The National Waterbug Blitz is Australia’s first nationwide, Citizen Science, waterway monitoring event. Over the month of October Australians are encouraged to discover how healthy their local waterways and wetlands are, simply by exploring and identifying what waterbugs live in…


Citizen Science at Scotchman’s Creek

Regent St Reserve, Mt Waverley

Join us for some "hands on" science at Scotchman's Creek! Get into some citizen science with Yvonne Cabuang, Regional Project Officer, Melbourne Catchment Management Authority & Fred Bullock, Treasurer, Friends of Scotchman’s Creek and Valley Reserve.  Join both on an outing to Scotchman's Creek where they will  guide participants through the activity of sampling for…


Real World VR (Virtual-Augmented-Mixed Reality) Forum Q&A & Demos BALLARAT

Real World VR, is Melbourne’s flagship XR-VR/AR/MR event and presents a series of high-quality speakers and panelists. Topics include Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, Mixed Reality, Drones, 3D Printing, Simulators and more. The event includes a speakers forum, Q&A, panel, equipment demonstrations, showcase & networking. We facilitate engage, support, educate, influence, promote, connect and inspire audiences,…


Our Mesozoic Menagerie: Australia’s Dinosaurs

The Lakes South Morang P-9 School 80 Jardier Terrace South Morang, VIC 3752

Dr Stephen Poropat Research Associate, The Australian Age of Dinosaurs Museum of Natural History Postdoctoral Researcher, Swinburne University of Technology Four major sites are currently providing new insights into Australia’s Cretaceous dinosaurs, who lived from 145 to 66 million years ago. These are the Broome trackways in Western Australia, the Strzelecki and Otway ranges in…


Creating Green, Healthy, Resilient and Liveable Cities Community Talk

Ballarat Tech School Building K - FedUni SMB Campus 136 Albert St Ballarat Central, VIC 3350

Making room for nature in our urban future. Amy Hahs (PhD) is an urban ecologist, with a keen interest in understanding the interplay between biodiversity and urban environments. She has extensive research experience in the field of urban ecology, working directly on projects studying how urban vegetation and habitat features influence the biodiversity in those spaces, how…


Come for a walk and birdwatching during National Bird Week!

Valley Reserve Ted Mason Education Hub 80 Waimarie Dr Ted Mason Hub Mount Waverley, VIC 3149

Come for a walk through Mount Waverley’s Valley Reserve, as part of a celebration of National Bird Week and the Aussie Backyard Bird Count. Ecologist Dr Joab Wilson will lead you through the indigenous habitat and draw your attention to the diversity of birds who work, nest and feed in the area. He will give…


3 Years of Winter

Clayton Library 9-15 Cooke Street

What’s the connection between volcanoes, climate change and Frankenstein? And when will Victoria erupt? A talk by Monash University’s Dr James Driscoll. “It was a dark and stormy night...” in fact it was a hot and tropical April in 1815, prior to the terror that would engulf the inhabitants of Sumbawa, Indonesia. In this gothic tale…


STEAM Club Escape Room!

Banyule Nillumbik Tech School 61 Civic Drive Greensborough

We are excited to launch our STEAM Club Program for 2018 – The Escape Room Challenge for middle years students! STEAM club is a collaborative learning opportunity for students to get involved in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Maths (STEAM) related activities at a Tech School. Students will use the concept of an Escape Room…


STEMpowered – women in STEAM Exhibition Launch

Ballarat Tech School Building K, 136 Albert Street, Ballarat, Victoria, Australia

You are invited to attend the launch of the STEMpowered Exhibition on Thursday November 8.   The exhibition will be held in Ballarat from Monday 5th - Wednesday 28th November at the Ballarat Tech School. STEMpowered features a range of great women working in STEM today. Their work showcases the diversity of careers, approaches, ideas and industries…


The War on Waste Movement: Educating for a Sustainable Future

Ballarat Tech School Building K, 136 Albert Street, Ballarat, Victoria, Australia

The Ballarat STEM Network and Inspiring Victoria are pleased to invite you to hear from Australian writer and comedian Craig Reucassel, best known for his work on ABC’s The Chaser and for going through your bins on The War on Waste. Craig and a group of satirical comedians founded The Chaser newspaper, which led to…

National Science Week 2019 Victoria: Information and Networking

Royal Society of Victoria 8 La Trobe Street, Melbourne, Vic, Australia

We are delighted to once again bring together the National Science Week program for Victoria in 2019, and warmly invite everyone interested in being a part of our state-wide celebration of all things Science to come along to our information and networking session at the Royal Society of Victoria.

The Future of Skills: Employment in an Era of Robots and Automation

Yarra Ranges Tech School 1 Jarlo Drive, Lilydale, Victoria, Australia

The Yarra Ranges community is invited to an afternoon focused on skills, employment and technology as part of Education Week at the Box Hill Institute and Yarra Ranges Tech School.This event will showcase Yarra Ranges Tech School's facilities, technology and programs through workshops and an open house. The learning spaces and technology labs will be accessible for direct interaction by attendees during the tour.Ahead of the tour there will be a panel of key industry representatives who will provide an outline of their industry, the skills being sought and share experiences of their own journeys in the area of STEM, robots and automation.

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