The ICRAR Outreach & Education team have been to some amazing places and hosted some interesting programs since 2009. Read more about these historical events over the years.
Ilgarijiri Art Exhibition
In 2009, Australian Indigenous artists from Yamaji Art in Geraldton and astrophysicists from ICRAR came together to explore different understandings of the night sky and the Universe.
Astronaut and Nobel Laureate visits
ICRAR outreach were involved in organising events hosting Astronauts Dr Buzz Aldrin and Dr Andy Thomas, and Nobel Laureate Professor Brian Schmidt.
AstroQuest are looking for volunteer astronomers to study crowded images of galaxies and work out which light is coming from which galaxy. All you need is a computer and the internet.
theSkyNet was a citizen science project that aimed to raise the public profile of science and radio astronomy while simultaneously creating a research grade data processing resource for scientists.
Astronomy in the Outback
With its vast outback and sparsely populated regional areas, Western Australia is a perfect place for the science of radio astronomy. But while these qualities are strengths for this type of research, they create significant challenges for ICRAR’s outreach and education team.
National Science Week ICRAR Monologue Competition
Welcoming writers (new, emerging, established, creative, or specialist science writers) to engage with ICRAR research and researchers to produce a Creative Nonfiction monologue for performance.