Sector: Scientific Innovation
Country location: Japan
Grantee: Questacon - The National Science and Technology Centre
Questacon - Australia’s National Science and Technology Centre - will tour a Science Circus hands-on science exhibition to various locations in the Kansai region in partnership with the Osaka Science Museum, Miraikan and other regional science centres.
Australia’s world-leading science communicators at Questacon are teaming up with Japanese science communicators to work in partnership to develop and deliver science shows to schools and community groups. The tour will connect staff in regional science institutions in Japan and strengthen Questacon’s and Miraikan’s national leadership roles.
The tour will be managed in two phases, a planning phase in 2017 and the delivery phase in 2018.
Science Centre World Summit 2017, Miraikan, Tokyo, 15 to 17 November 2017
- Science Circus 2018 (dates TBC)
Social media: Questacon Facebook, www.questacon.edu.au
Australia-Japan Foundation grant offer: $66,000.00 (GST inclusive)
Total project value: $120,000.00