Science Writing from a Judge's perspective

Posted by Oliphant Science Awards

on 25/02/2021

by Glen Hutson Every year I sit for several weeks in August, reading the Science Writing entries for the Oliphant Science Awards. I’m judging. I’m assessing your submissions. But why? Why is Science Writing even a thing? Is it even a thing and what is it that we judges are...

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Jackson's journey through Programming, Apps & Robotics

Posted by Oliphant Science Awards

on 18/02/2021

by Jackson Burford Jackson is 9 years old and has entered the Programming, Apps & Robotics category of the Oliphant Science Awards for the last three years. He has been a finalist each year and came first in his age group in 2020.  The Oliphant Science Awards gives me a...

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Welcome to New Posters Category Sponsors for 2021!

Posted by Oliphant Science Awards

on 16/02/2021

The Oliphant Science Awards would like to welcome a new joint sponsor to our 2021 competition.  SA Country Fire Service (CFS) & Australian Institute for Disaster Resilience (AIDR) are now proud sponsors of the 2021 Oliphant Science Awards Posters Category.     If you are thinking of creating a Poster this year,...

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The creative process for the OSA trophy winning Scientific Inquiry entry for 2020!

Posted by Oliphant Science Awards

on 11/02/2021

By Raihanah Pranggono My winning project was a scientific inquiry into the effects of disaccharides and monosaccharides on Saccharomyces cerevisiae’s (baker’s yeast) respiration rates. The results indicated that the monosaccharide fructose yielded the highest average concentration of carbon dioxide gas produced and S. cerevisiae respiration rate, followed by disaccharide sucrose,...

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CONASTA 69

Posted by SASTA

on 11/02/2021

Save the Date for CONASTA 69, the annual science education conference of the Australian Science Teachers Association (ASTA). In 2021 CONASTA will be hosted by the Science Educators Association of the ACT (SEA*ACT) from 26–29 September. The CONASTA 69 theme of 'Science Revealed' has been chosen to showcase all that...

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Website payments reinstated!

Posted by SASTA

on 08/02/2021

*** UPDATE 11.49am *** Credit card payments have been reinstated, thank you all for your patience!   We regret to advise that our website is currently unable to process any credit card transactions. Please be advised that we are working hard to rectify this issue as soon as possible. If your...

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