[ASC-list] Inspiring Australia Information Sessin - 5 May

Claire Patterson Claire.Patterson at scitech.org.au
Fri Apr 15 08:19:34 UTC 2011


Inspiring Australia Information Session - 5 May

The National Science Week WA Coordinating Committee invites you to an Inspiring Australia information session. This is your opportunity to hear about the national strategy for engagement with the sciences and find out further information about National Science Week. Presenters include Simon France and Jenny Dettrick from the Science Communication and Strategic Partnerships branch of the Federal Department of Innovation, Industry, Science and Research. Simon and Jenny are from the team who make projects like National Science Week and the Prime Ministers Prizes for Science happen and they can answer your questions about national science  engagement opportunities and provide information about grant writing, innovative projects, collaborations across the country and more.

The session will include:

*         A welcome and introduction by Sarah Bugg from Science Partnerships, Scitech

*         An overview of Inspiring Australia presented by Simon France and Jenny Dettrick from the Science Communication and Strategic Partnerships  branch of the Department of Innovation, Industry, Science and Research

*         Inspiring Australia in Western Australia by Sarah Bugg from Science Partnerships, Scitech

*         National Science Week 2011 by Claire Patterson from Science Partnerships, Scitech

Date: Thursday 5 May 2011
Time: 5.00pm - 6.00pm
Venue: Scitech, City West, Sutherland Street, West Perth
Cost: Free
Drinks and nibbles will be available following the information session
RSVP: to Claire Patterson by email claire.patterson at scitech.org.au<mailto:claire.patterson at scitech.org.au> or phone (08) 9215 0739 by Monday 2 May 2011.

National Science Week seed grants are still available
The WA National Science Week Coordinating Committee is offering seed grants of up to $1000. The purpose of these grants is to facilitate NEW events, activities or programs that add value to National Science Week in Western Australia. The deadline for applications has been extended until Friday 29th April. For grant criteria and instructions please visit http://www.scienceweek.gov.au/YourState/WA

Grants for schools are also available through the Australian Science Teachers Association (ASTA). For more information visit the ASTA website<http://www.asta.edu.au/national_science_week_2010/2011_national_science_week_sch>.

Further information on National Science Week

To receive occasional updates on National Science Week in Western Australia subscribe to our mailing list by clicking on the following link:
http://scitech.us1.list-manage2.com/subscribe?u=ebe69e3828ff44e6f1e750afa&id=ff47d64efc

or contact:

Claire Patterson
National Science Week Coordinator WA
Email: claire.patterson at scitech.org.au<mailto:claire.patterson at scitech.org.au>
Ph: (08) 9215 0739



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