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National Science Week 2022


National Science Week (13-21 August) is an annual celebration of science and technology across the nation.  This is the time when we get to highlight the contributions of Australian scientists, especially our own James Cook University scientists, in expanding the world of knowledge around the globe.

There are many events being held Australia wide and online. To spark your interest we have listed a few below: 

On the school scene, the theme for National Science Week 2022 is Glass: More than meets the eye.  In collaboration with the United Nations International Year of Glass, it reveals the many roles and uses that glass plays in our everyday lives making it a talking topic of science education.

Be sure to check our display on the ground floor of the Eddie Koiki Mabo Library on the Bebegu Yumba campus for all things science. 

For more information on National Science Week and a full list of events and competitions, visit


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