The Scinapse Dispatch – Jan 22

Scinapse has a new newsletter format – THE SCINAPSE DISPATCH! Make sure you download your copy. SCINAPSE COMMITTEE The Scinapse Committee. launched earlier this month with a stellar crew of scientists, educators and activators. There was a plethora of ideas, community events, local features and resources set in motion by the synergies created by these … Read more

Students to take part in STEM Challenge

Each year the University of Newcastle runs the National Science and Engineering Challenge. Once again this event is returning to Geraldton in 2019… On Wednesday 22 May and Thursday 23 May teams of students from primary and secondary schools from around the MidWest will participate in a full day of STEM challenges and activities such … Read more

Party In Ancient Rome!

After a sell-out “Scitech After Dark” event in 2017, Scinapse brings you After Dark in Ancient Rome at the Museum of Geraldton on Thursday March 28th. Come and immerse yourself in the new Ancient Rome: The Empire that Shaped the World Touring Exhibition of incredible machines, art and technology. With artefacts, models, catapults, frescoes, armour, weapons, busts, and much more, … Read more

Meet our Committee – Dr Howard Gray

Howard has been captivated by the marine ecosystems and rich maritime history of the west coast of Australia for nearly four decades. The Houtman Abrolhos Islands has been of particular interest since his first visits in 1980. In the decades since, through his first-hand diving and exploring trips and delving into the research material and … Read more

Meet the Committee – Belinda Lycett

What are you? Belinda Lycett – Applied and Environmental Science Lecturer at Central Regional TAFE. What’s your most memorable science experience? In previous employment, I had to replicate a mistake made at a worksite in the laboratory, and come up with a solution to fix the problem… (Someone had accidentally mixed two incompatible chemicals together … Read more

Scinapse Successful in National Science Week Funding!

It is with great excitement and pleasure that Scinapse WA announces that we have been successful in receiving funding for National Science Week 2018! We received the very amazing news from MP Melissa Price a few months back and are already madly planning for the upcoming Goodness Festival 2018. National Science Week 2018 will take … Read more

Reach for the stars… Stargazing World Record Broken

The official #StargazingABC World Record Stargazing total is in! 46,345 people set the new Guinness World Records for the most people stargazing across multiple sites in a single country! There was a whopping 62,000+ people who took part in breaking this world record in over 250 locations across Australia (including Geraldton) – What a fantastic turnout! These results absolutely blow … Read more