National Science Week

National Science Week is Australia’s longest running festival. Now in its eighteenth year, National Science Week will take place from 15 to 23 August in 2015. Join the fun by hosting a public science activity, participating in an online citizen science project or attending one of thousands of events across the country.
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2014 highlights

Regular science talks

Attend science talks presented by distinguished scientists at City of Sydney Libraries, Sydney Science Forum, Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences, Australian Museum Research Institute, UNSW and UTS. For science talks in pubs, check out Nerd Nites, That’ll Learn You, Pint of Science Australia and Science at the Local.

For families

There are often science-based kids activities on offer at Australian Museum, Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences, Museum of Human Disease, Centennial Parklands and Royal Botanical Gardens and Domain Trust. Fizzics Education provides science themed activities for schools, community festivals and private parties.

Regional events

Across NSW, Regional Science Hubs present entertaining science activities in the community that explore everything from the natural environment to astronomy and the night skies.

Find and share NSW events on Facebook

The Science Ignite Facebook page is a great place to find and share information about NSW science themed events.