Science Investigation Awards

What are the Science Investigation Awards?

Students (Year 5 – 12) carry out a science investigation and present their findings to science/industry judges. The Awards are supported by Tasmanian industry and community organisations, and offer generous cash prizes. Judging days are held on Cradle Coast, Launceston and Hobart campuses in August-September each year. The Science Investigation Awards include the categories: Physical Sciences, Health , Engineering, Agricultural Science,  and Environment.

When are the Awards held?

Judging for the Science Investigation Awards 2017 will be held on:

  • Launceston: Tuesday 5 September, 2017
  • Burnie: Thursday 7 September, 2017
  • Hobart: Thursday 14 September, 2017

Register your entries now for the 2017 Science Investigation Awards

All projects must be pre-registered to be included in the Awards. Registrations close on 21 August 2017.

Please note the entry conditions for the Awards - download here.

New to the Science Investigation Awards?

You may find the following video helpful - it outlines what the Awards are all about. 


For more information, please contact:
  • North West Tasmania - Cate Rejman, Burnie SIA Coordinator
  • Southern Tasmania - Jeannie-Marie LeRoi, Manager of Community & Student Engagement
    Faculty of Science, Engineering & Technology, University of Tasmania.