Notice of QEST AGM

Members of QEST are invited to attend the AGM and nominate for positions NOTICE of QEST Inc. Annual General Meeting to be held at ConQEST on Monday 1st July 2019 at 4:00pm Full details on the AGM and how to nominate are in the Members section of the website and on the Join QEST page

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Science ASSIST

Science ASSIST is an innovative national online advisory service for school science educators and technicians and has an expert national advisory team with extensive, collective experience across all school laboratory management and safety.  The site includes items such as experiment ideas, demonstrations, videos, worksheets, lesson plans, safety information sheets, Q&A section etc .

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Mike Bowles Book Award Nominations open

Nominations are being called for the Mike Bowles Book Award. Mike Bowles was QEST’s Membership Co-Ordinator for many years.  To honour his commitment and hard-work, the Mike Bowles Book Award was established in 2012.  All financial QEST members are eligible to be awarded this award.  The award is offered in every ‘odd’ year and presented at QEST’s annual conference – ConQEST. The Mike Bowles Book Award aims to acknowledge and show appreciation for a Queensland Education Science Technician who has made a significant contribution to achieving the objectives of QEST. More details are in the file below. To nominate a member for the award, please complete the nomination…

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ConQEST 2019

ConQEST2019 “Destination Science: the places you can go”, aims to provide Science Technicians and Educators with specialist training in a breadth of STEM disciplines. The conference focus is centered around implementing successful STEM experiences in senior education and inspiring youths to engage in science.  Delegates will have opportunity be inspired by keynote speakers and take part in practical workshops presented by professionals from educational facilities, industry and research organisations. Time is allowed for networking interactions with peers and industry representatives, with trade hall displays and conference dinner on Monday night.   Accommodation is available on site, allowing more time for networking with likeminded people.  Member price is $220 for this 2…

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