2021 Winifred Curtis Medal

Hello Science Educators across Tasmania,

Each year the University of Tasmania, in collaboration with the Science Teachers’ Association of Tasmania, presents the Winifred Curtis Medal for Excellence in Science Education to a teacher/educator who has shown unstinting support for Science Education in a manner in keeping with the lifetime work of Botanist and educator, Dr Winifred Curtis.

This year’s award is now calling for nominations. The application form can be found here.

Please note that the closing date is Friday November 26, 2021

Please consider your nomination, or the nomination of a colleague with inspirational work practices.


The Marj Colvill Award 2021 

Applications are now open for the inaugural 2021 Early Years Science Educator Excellence Award, celebrating a Tasmanian Early Years educator who has excelled in engaging young minds in the field of science.

The award is supported by the Science Teachers Association of Tasmania and Early Childhood Educators of Tasmania – South.

 Applications close 11:59 pm Friday 10th December 2021, Details and the application form can be found here.