62nd Queensland Science Contest

62nd Queensland Science ContestThis contest is an opportunity for Queensland students from Prep to grade 12 to have their scientific work judged for awards over $6,000 in prizes.
Entries close on 9 October.


Congratulations to 2015's Australian Academy of Science Fellows


The Australian Academy of Science has announced the election of 21 new Fellows – including 8 Queenslanders – for outstanding contributions to science and scientific research. Congratulations!


Australia's national science channel

RiAus TVRiAus is Australia’s national science channel, promoting public awareness and understanding of science. RiAus aims to make science fun, inspiring and accessible for all Australians.


Quick Fire Challenge

Quick Fire ChallengeThe Advance Queensland Johnson & Johnson Innovation Quick Fire Challenge is now open!
A total of AUD $300,000 is on offer for
innovations in pharmaceuticals, medical devices
or consumer healthcare.


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Interesting facts and figures

Selective attention

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