Join us for our second event of the year! Free, all welcome.
Where citizen science meets the built environment: the Schools Weather and Air Quality (SWAQ) monitoring network
Dr Angela Maharaj is an Office of the Chief Scientist (OCS) Science Policy Fellow and an adjunct senior lecturer at the University of New South Wales, Australia. Angela's work has a discipline and education focus. Her research interests intersect across oceanography and meteorology, and her education expertise includes online education excellence, climate change education and science engagement for lifelong learning across all stages. Angela is passionate about science literacy and is involved in several initiatives which aim to improve links between schools, universities and science research. Angela is on the research team for the Eureka finalist Schools Weather and Air Quality (SWAQ) Citizen Science project, co-chair of the Science Development Team for the World Climate Research Programme (WCRP) Academy and is the current President of the Australian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society (AMOS).
Science at the Local is a community science initiative in the Blue Mountains run by Hamish Clarke and Kevin Joseph. We deliver engaging, community-centred science communication and catalyse connections between local communities and the scientific enterprise.