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.

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Congratulations to 2015's Australian Academy of Science Fellows

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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!

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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.

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Queensland Futures Summit

The Summit will feature some of our State’s brightest and most innovative thought leaders. It will examine policy initiatives to further Queensland’s social and economic growth.

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Rock star (photos) wanted

Entries now open for Geoscience Australia’s 2015 Top GeoShot photographic competition. The theme for this year's competition is 'Rock Stars'. Entries close on 1 September.

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Call for papers

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The Royal Society of Queensland – the state’s oldest scientific society – is calling for papers for Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland. Submit by 1 July 2015.

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Australian Academy of Science 2016 Awards

Nominations are open for next year’s prestigious science awards, grants and fellowships. The awards recognise scientific excellence across disciplines in the physical and biological sciences.

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New Science and Innovation Minister

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Meet Hon Ms Leeanne Enoch MP, a former high school teacher and public servant, Queensland's new Minister for Science, Information Technology and Innovation.

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Interesting facts and figures

Internet data

By 2015, one Zettabyte of data will flow over the internet. That equals a stack of books from Earth to Pluto 20 times or 116 billion miles