ConQEST2018 – April update

We are so very nearly ready to release all the information and issue tickets. Just hang in there. Check back in on our website http://qest.org.au/  OR follow this event on Facebook, to stay updated for current information on: Theme, Ticket prices & how to Register Keynote speakers — Hush these are Top Secret, for now. Major workshops– Most of these are nearly locked in. The Venue – UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND GATTON CAMPUS Dinner Menu — Wow, got some Yummy options! Accommodation — A chance to get back to your Uni Dorm Rooms. Transport — Buses will collect Delegates from Airport. Networking opportunities – You bet! RiskAssess “Chemical Safety…

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ConQEST 2018

See the ConQEST 2018 pages from the drop down menu for information on this year’s event!

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LabLINK Term 1 2018

Read the latest issue of LabLINK for Term 1, 2018 – To Infinity and Beyond – find it in the Members Area of the website

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Science ASSIST Dec2017 update

The ASSIST (Australian Science Support Information for Teachers and Technicians) advisory service has been “rebooted” in the last 6 months after more funding has been obtained to keep it running. The demand for the advisory services of Science ASSIST continues to grow. The Science ASSIST website now has over 2,400 registered users and since August 2014 there have been close to 93,000 unique visitors and 40% of these come back to the website!! A selection of new questions LAB EQUIPMENT – Lab dishwasher for the school laboratory. What should we get? CHEMICALS – Why does concentrated sulfuric acid go brown? If you use a diluted solution (2M) of the brown acid as part of the…

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Accessing member’s area on QEST

PLEASE CHANGE YOUR PASSWORD.  The QEST website was hacked in late February.  As a precaution, we suggest that all members change their password via the ‘change / lost password’ function on the home page.  Watch this very interesting TED talk (17:38min) on passwords, What’s wrong with your pa$$wOrd. Your password can be changed via the ‘change / lost password’ function on the home page.  This will email you a link, please keep an eye on your junk mail folder.    If you are one of the 20 new members in the last 8 months, QEST will need to re-create your username.  Once this is done, you will receive…

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QEST has several Representative Roles that remain vacant

QEST requires active member involvement to operate.  Several of our current committee are off on another adventure, and therefore their positions require filling.  Please consider nominating for one of the following roles: LabLINK Editor LabLINK Committee members ConQEST2018 Coordinator ConQEST2018 Committee members Webinar Committee members Regional Coordinator – to assist QEST communicating with Regional Representatives If you are interested or require further information, please contact QEST via email OR any of the current representatives. Nominations will be called from the floor of the AGM A current nomination form can be found here.

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