Celebrating National Science Week 2023

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Celebrating National Science Week with Phenomics Australia, NCRIS, and the Department of Education.

National Science Week is Australia’s annual celebration of science, engineering, mathematics, technology, and innovation. The National Science Week 2023 theme is Innovation: Powering Future Industries! Running from 12–20 August, there are lots of online events to check out, as well as activity ideas for people to do at home or in their neighbourhood. Most National Science Week events are free and open to the public. Search this year’s events by your favourite topics here.

Phenomics Australia is made possible by phenomenal people.

We want we shine a spotlight on our newest staff members who go above and beyond for researchers; enabling high-impact outcomes benefitting all Australians. Click the images to read more and click here to meet Phenomics Australia Phenomenal People.

The future looks bright for Precision Medicine research in Australia

Check Phenomics Australia video below.

We would like to thank Dr Twishi Gulati, Phenomics Australia National Service Coordinator (In vitro) at the Victorian Centre for Functional Genomics (VCFG) (Peter Mac) and Dr Amee George, Manager of the ANU Centre for Therapeutic Discovery (ACTD) at the JCSMR (ANU) for their help in making this video. Footage credit to Benjamin Keough and Jamie Kidston (ANU Media).

Australia’s National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy (NCRIS) ensures that researchers have access to the facilities, equipment and resources they need to produce world-class research. These resources range from supercomputers and microscopes to datasets and software platforms, all provided through NCRIS projects and facilities around Australia.

With the resources provided by 27 projects, researchers are working to understand asteroids, develop artificial intelligence, address climate change, improve health and wellbeing and much more. Check them all here.

‘ Project collaborators from the Department of Education and each of the NCRIS organisations acknowledge First Nations people as the Traditional Custodians of the lands on which this work was imagined and realised. We pay our respects to their Elders past and present.”

The school theme for National Science Week in 2023 is Innovation: Powering Future Industries. The theme incorporates the advancement in technology in all industries, especially using artificial intelligence (AI). Learn more here.

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