CSIRO Indigenous STEM Education Project

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Indigenous STEM Awards: Nominations open 2 September

The Indigenous STEM Awards recognise, reward and promote the achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people studying and working in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields. The role of professionals, teachers and mentors is also recognised in supporting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students…

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Indigenous STEM Awards 2018: Nominations open on 27 August

The Indigenous STEM Awards recognise, reward and promote the achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people studying and working in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields. The role of professionals, teachers and mentors is also recognised in supporting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students…

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Aboriginal Summer School for Excellence in Technology and Science (ASSETS)

Applications for the 2018/19 CSIRO ASSETS program are open from 22 May to 12 June 2018. Students from all over Australia will come together at one of three summer schools to be held in Townsville, Newcastle and Adelaide on the following dates: Townsville: 13–21 December 2018 Newcastle: 3–11 January 2019 Adelaide: 13–21 January…

Jim Lowe with Innisfail State College award winners (photo credit: Maria Girgenti)
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Congratulations to the 2017 CSIRO Indigenous STEM award winners!

In March we were delighted to hear that several participants in the PRIME Futures Program had won 2017 Indigenous STEM awards. Jim Lowe, YDC Senior Research Associate, recently attended ceremonies in Townsville and Innisfail where the award winners were presented with their medals and certificates. Camila Zuniga-Greve won a teacher award…

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PRIME Futures Program

The YuMi Deadly Centre has been selected to deliver the mathematics element of a new project to direct Indigenous students toward a STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) career. The centre’s YuMi Deadly Maths program forms a key part of an Indigenous STEM education project which is managed by CSIRO in partnership with…