Indigenous STEM Awards

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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…

Faye Boys, Master Teacher at Victoria Park State School, and staff from Poonindie Community Learning Centre enjoy lunch with YDC staff at QUT in October
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Annual highlights and season’s greetings

As the year draws to a close we would like to share some highlights from 2018 and look ahead to what’s happening in 2019. The many highlights and achievements make this quite a long post, so grab yourself a cuppa and settle in! The year at a glance This year YDC has engaged with 78 schools to deliver intensive one-year and two-year YuMi…

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Catch that worm! Early bird closing soon

The closing date is fast approaching for two not-to-be-missed opportunities: early bird registration for the YDC Sharing Summit, and applications for the 2018 Indigenous STEM Awards. Both close on Friday 28 September. This year’s Sharing Summit is shaping up to be our best yet. Not only will you experience the insights of our two…

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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…

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…