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The Tiny Gardeners Project is a nationwide citizen science project that studies how ants are planting seeds across the vast Australian Landscape! Ants are some of the most important animals living beneath our feet. They carry out important ‘ecosystem services’ like bioturbation (the disturbance of sedimentary...

Dr Phil Bell, Senior Lecturer within the School of Environmental and Rural Science at UNE, has been hooked on dinosaurs since the age of 3. Phil runs digs in western Canada where he is co-leader of the Northern Alberta Dinosaur Project and more locally in...

2019 was the third official year of the Discovery Voyager program, and my third year with the Discovery Voyager team. I’m both excited and a little sad to say I will be heading off on a different adventure in 2020 – parenthood! My partner, James,...

Happy three year anniversary to Discovery Voyager! The end of 2019 marks three years of the Voyager program traveling to regional, rural and remote schools in northern NSW to facilitate innovative and novel play-based experiences in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Maths (STEAM) focused on...

Fire season in regional NSW began early this year. It was in early September that fires started engulfing bushland near Drake, despite statutory Bush Fire Danger Period being from October the 1st each year. The UNE Discovery Voyager team are lucky enough to visit some...

The Shell Questacon Science Circus rolled into town during the same week as Far Out Science as part of their regional tour of northern NSW. The 20-strong team spent time in local schools as well as facilitating teacher professional development workshops throughout the region. After...

1000 curious students, 62 inspiring facilitators, 34 primary and high schools, 27 energetic guides, 22 hands-on activities, over 20 amazing behind-the-scenes staff and two enormous days - that’s Far Out Science for 2019!...

The final Science in the Club night was an extravagnaza of palaeo entertainment, the science of reeeaaallly old things (including invertebrates, dinosaurs and small shelly fossils!), and a celebration of FOUR years of Science in the Club in Armidale! Held on Wednesday the 30th of...

National Science Week is Australia’s annual nation-wide celebration of all things science. Not only is it an essential week to remember the incredible quality of life that science and technology have provided, but a chance to engage in fun science yourself!...

The Discovery Voyager team are fortunate to have the support of Telstra in our endeavours to take innovative experiences in STEAM to students around northern NSW. We use technology provided by Telstra – beebots, spheros and dash robots – to teach concepts of coding. We...