Inspiring Queensland

From family fun to ground-breaking discoveries, Queensland is abuzz with science, technology and innovation.

Inspiring Interviews

Q&A with STEM Experts

We asked year 10 students from the STEM Girl Power Initiative to interview experts who enjoy science, technology, engineering or maths-based careers all about their passion for STEM and what their everyday is really like in the workplace or out in the field.
Q&A with STEM Experts

Interview with Dr Serena Ekman

August 16, 2021
Q&A with STEM Experts

Interview with Stacey Thomson – Ranger Stacey!

August 16, 2021
Q&A with STEM Experts

Interview with Lee Constable

August 16, 2021
Q&A with STEM Experts

Interview with Geoff Thompson

August 16, 2021
Q&A with STEM Experts

Interview with Dr Yinghong Zhou

August 16, 2021
Q&A with STEM Experts

Interview with Dr Anna Vinkhuyzen

August 16, 2021
Q&A with STEM Experts

Interview with Bianca Das 

August 16, 2021
Q&A with STEM Experts

Interview with Jodi Salmond

August 17, 2021
Closing Soon! 🏃🏃🏃Engaging Science Grants closing soon! 🔬Applications for the Office of the Queensland Chief Scientist’s Engaging Science Grants (incorporating the Queensland Citizen Science Grants) close at 1pm on Monday 15 November.Grants of up to $20,000 are available to support successful applicants deliver STEM-based engagement events and educational activities or conduct citizen science projects for up to 12 months.The Engaging Science Grants are being offered to increase public participation in science and engagement with scientists. Teachers, scientists and researchers, organisations, citizen science groups and community groups are encouraged to apply. This grants program aligns with the newly refreshed Engaging Queenslanders in science strategy and applicants need to address at least one of the three goals listed in the strategy to be eligible to apply.Read more and apply today! 👇 👇 👇 Queensland Sciencewww.chiefscientist.qld.gov.au/science-comms/engaging-science-grants/guidelines ... See MoreSee Less
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Queensland Climate Youth Forum – asking young Queenslanders to make their voice countAre you 25 years of age or under? Or do you know someone 25 years or under who is passionate about the future of climate action in Queensland?The Queensland Government wants to know what young Queenslanders think about current and future climate action in Queensland, and what they are already doing to reduce emissions and build resilience.Register to join an online forum led by Linh Do – Climate Reality Leader and Director of the Leaders for Global Sustainability, on Tuesday 19 October 2021 at 5pm.Attendees will have the opportunity to share their experiences and let us know how they are taking action on climate change, and give us their opinions on how we can better prepare for a changing climate and reduce our emissions.The ideas and insights from this forum can help take Queensland’s climate action further. Register now to join other young Queenslanders who are passionate about making a difference!nectarcc.eventsair.com/queensland-climate-youth-forum/virtual-registation/Site/Register ... See MoreSee Less
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Free Get Ready for Grants events 👇👇👇Prue Saxby from Indigo Gold Pty Ltd is running series of FREE online grant writing events, starting today! Aimed at those new to the grant process, each of the live Get Ready for Grants events covers a range of content to help move forward with your grant writing. Come with adhesive paper to enjoy some ‘Post-it Note Party’ fun, designed to help you to gain momentum.👉Monday 18 October 2 pm - 2:30 pm AESTUnderstand 3 things you must do to be successful with grants and the types of attachments you’re likely to needEnjoy another Post-it Note Party to create a wish list of projects which need fundingRegister for the event here: us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUrce6sqDsoHtT_NZ8GsQt_xuJYZ4OXuVC5👉Tuesday 19 October 11 am - 11:45 am AESTUnderstand the big picture and how to make grant submissions become a realityHear some tips to help tackle tricky internal situations to move things forwardEnjoy Post-it Note Party action to explore organisational ‘nuts and bolts’ needed for success.Register for the event here: us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0ldOmvrD0iHdVbqqMdESPNILB03nslUEYQ👉Wednesday 20 October 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm AESTUnderstand why collaboration is so importantHear a case study (or two) that feature the impact of collaborationEnjoy the final Post-it Note Party to create your own collaboration list.Register for the event here: us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAqcOqgrzwiHtOeus-zrw8oVvMeqAADlvTe ... See MoreSee Less
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STEM Activity Resources

Together we are working towards a society that critically engages with key scientific issues, a society that is inspired by science, a society that encourages young people to pursue scientific studies and careers, and a society that attracts national and international interest in its science.