Meet our Chairperson – Emma Jackson

Who are you? A passionate scientist and GIS nerd on a crusade to make Geraldton a model of sustainability. What’s your most memorable science experience? Attending the National Science Youth Forum in Canberra. Before being immersed in this a week long science extravaganza, I had my heart set on being a lawyer. I had always … Read more

Meet our Treasurer – Russell Browne

Who are you? Russell Browne – Scientist (Occupational hygiene & radiation specialist) with a Degree in Environmental Science and a Masters in Occupational Hygiene and Toxicology. What’s your most memorable science experience? Learning about electrical resistance in physics at high school – we put a capacitor in an electrical socket and when the power was … Read more

Meet our Coordinator – Kirsty Kipling

Who are you? Hi I’m Kirsty – a 22-year-old science communicator originally from the UK. I studied at the University of Western Australia before moving to Geraldton and absolutely love this science-crazed, community-orientated town! What’s your most memorable science experience? I have so many great memories of science, it is so hard to choose! I … Read more

Inspiring Scientists Migrate to the Midwest

Scinapse hosted a Sundowner event at the Museum of Geraldton on the last Wednesday of November, welcoming renowned Australian scientists to our region. The public response to the event was overwhelming to say the least with 98 RSVPs! But who wouldn’t be keen on attending an event with such inspirational speakers and creative exhibitions… WiTWA … Read more

Sundowner sparks conversations in STEM

Scientists from all over our region and beyond recently came blazing a trail to Geraldton – to talk about everything Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). The Mid West Science Engagement Group – “Scinapse” – held a very inspiring sundowner event at the Museum of Geraldton to further advance STEM within the local community. The … Read more

Geraldton Secondary Students Bring Home Gold

A team of Year 10 Geraldton Senior College students recently travelled to Perth to compete in the First Lego League Challenge; a global science and technology competition taking place in 80 countries. The Geraldton Team came home with first place awards for Robot Performance and Programming in the Senior Division along with an invitation to … Read more

Science Games & Goo Galore for Fun Day!

Scinapse was very happy to have a science stall at the environmentally friendly, NACC Family Fun Day on the weekend. The event had everything, including; education sessions, bouncy castles, face painting, activities, Greenough Wildlife Park animals, NACC Coastal Community Trailer and great food! The 7th of October not only marked a day for family fun … Read more

Treasure Hunters Win Big

Individuals and families from all over Geraldton took part in this year’s Goodness Festival Treasure Hunt 2017 in a bid to share the goodness within the community and win some awesome prizes. Some of the prizes on offer included: • $1000 in cash • $500 in Vouchers and Prizes • 5 Tickets to Scitech • … Read more