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Jerome Leray – Venture Profile

What is your venture? Western Aerial Mapping is a rural drone service company. We have developed a drone software system which identifies weeds from drone images. The system allows farmers to minimise their herbicide use and still effectively manage weed populations. What inspired your work? With our population growing, the global need for food production is also increasing. […]

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Goodness Festival celebration of science, sustainability and innovation

Hundreds of people from across the city flocked to Goodness Festival National Science Week activities in Geraldton last week in celebration of science, sustainability and innovation. The week brought together a range of community and professional development opportunities in a week’s packed festival program. Highlights included a rousing Inspiring Women in Science presentation by former […]

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It’s on – Goodness Festival in full swing

The Goodness Festival National Science Week program is in full swing as people flock to community events and professional development opportunities across the city. The festival celebrates science, sustainability and innovation with a jam-packed festival calendar. Festival highlights for the community this week include the Navigating Nutrition Lunch on Thursday August 18 in which you’ll […]

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Calling Mid West’s brightest to get creative at GovHack

Pollinators is calling on the Mid West’s brightest to get creative with government data during GovHack, in Geraldton from July 29 to 31. The GovHack competition is about encouraging and celebrating our technical and creative capacity, connecting citizens with government, and building on the social and economic value of open data published by government. Put […]

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Goodness Festival to Inspire

Pollinators and partners have met to plan a range of inspiring science, sustainability and innovation activities during the 2016 Goodness Festival in Geraldton. Held over National Science Week from August 14th to 21st, the Goodness Festival brings together a kaleidoscope of exhibits, activities and presentations aimed at thrilling participants with the wonders of science and innovation. Last […]

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Budding filmmakers in action

Budding filmmakers have their creations on YouTube after learning the art of filmmaking at Scinapse’s SciFilm workshops on April 29 and 30. A group of students at Learning Tree school, and a group of adults at Pollinators’ CityHive, learned how to use their mobile devices to capture three-minute science-related stories, then edit them and prepare […]

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Scinapse – Spreading the Magic of Science

The Mid West’s network of science lovers has revamped its name and released an exciting new events calendar aimed at spreading the magic of science. The former Mid West Science Engagement Group (MWSEG) is now called Scinapse, and has unveiled a host of exciting new initiatives aimed at enabling everyday people to become swept up […]

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Coding Ninjas find their Dojo in Geraldton

Dozens of digital technology ‘ninjas’ are spending Saturday mornings working on games, apps, robots and 3D designs at ‘CoderDojo’ in Geraldton. The pilot CoderDojo program will run throughout Term 1 and meets demand from local children and young adults who want to get creative with technology. The sessions are each Saturday 10-12 at Durack Institute of Technology and parents can […]

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