1993/1994 Oliphant Science Awards Trophy Winner – Mark Hodson

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on 29/06/2021

by Mark Hodson I was the first two-time winner of the Oliphant Science Awards, entering on both occasions in the computer category. The recognition and the opportunities that came with the award helped cement my love of systematic problem solving and computer programming, leading to an engineering career with international...

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Regan's inspiring journey through OSA

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on 24/06/2021

video by Regan Nelson Regan was first encouraged to enter the Oliphant Science Awards by his Reception teacher in 2011. He has entered a project every year since with a number of winning entries over the years! Regan always hated writing and when he was in Year 2 he was...

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The evolution of the Oliphant Science Awards

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on 24/06/2021

by Tony Diercks The evolution of the Oliphant Science Awards In the early 1980s the majority of OSA entries were posters, essays and experimental reports and they could all be stored under a spare bed in Geoff Millar's house. During the next few years the number of entries grew exponentially,...

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Bushfire Safety Tips for your Poster entry

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on 11/06/2021

by Chris Sedunary and Belinda Dunbar, CFS Chris and Belinda from the CFS have put together some helpful hints for students making a 2021 poster entry about bushfire safety. You and your family's safety and survival during a bushfire can depend on how prepared you are, and the decisions you...

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A Short Guide on how to Create a Scientific Inquiry Project

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on 04/06/2021

by Raihanah Pranggono, 2020 Oliphant Trophy Winner Based on my own experience, the following steps might help you in the development of your very own Scientific Inquiry! Choose a research domain that is appealing to you: To do this, you can derive some bright ideas from a pastime that you...

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SASTA Journal

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on 03/06/2021

SASTA Members please be aware that unfortunately the publication of the mid year SASTA Journal has been delayed.  We expect publication in late August.

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Meet a Tall Poppy

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on 01/06/2021

The Young Tall Poppy Science Awards are run by the Australian Institute of Policy and Science (AIPS) to honour up-and-coming scientists who combine world-class research with a passionate commitment to communicating science. The awards have been running since 1998 and there are now over 800 Tall Poppy alumni across Australia. ...

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