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

Scinapse heads to the city for science

From March 22-23rd, Scinapse was “city-bound” for a science-packed two days of networking opportunities, exciting workshops and inspiring guest speakers. That’s right, it’s that time of year again… Communicate to Inspire 2018! What is Communicate to Inspire? The 4th annual Communicate to Inspire conference connects science communicators, program managers, government, tertiary education and outreach/education providers from Western Australia, … Read more

Meet the Committee – Ken Lawson

Who are you? Proud and passionate geek who loves everything science and tech. Amateur astronomer, astrophotographer, macrophotographer, bug nut and storm chaser. What’s your most memorable science experience? When I was around 8 I would spend many hours looking through a cheap and small refractor telescope that had a really bad wobbly mount and tripod. … Read more

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