• About Jillian Browning

    Marine Education Officer for the Sapphire Coast Marine Discovery Centre. A qualified marine scientist and educator with a Bachelor degree in Global and Ocean Science obtained from the Australian National University and a Graduate Diploma in Science Communication.

    http://www.sapphirecoastdiscovery.com.au

    Work Experience

    by  • June 5, 2015 • Announcements, Volunteers • 0 Comments

    My name is Rhyse Grewar, I am currently in year 10 at Eden Marine High school, I chose to do work experience at the Sapphire Coast Marine Discovery Centre because I have always been interested in marine wildlife when I’m surfing or fishing in the ocean. Over the past week that I have being...

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    Forum speakers radio interview

    by  • April 28, 2015 • Announcements, Events, Research

    The Marine Science Forum is on this weekend with a line up of some amazing scientists to share their research about the affects of climate change on our coastal community and oceans. Katherine Schmutter from the Australian National University and Professor Barbara Norman from the University of Canberra joined the Canberra radio show to speak about...

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    Speaker Spotlight #6

    by  • April 27, 2015 • Announcements, Events, Research

    In the lead up to our Annual Marine Science Forum on the 2nd and 3rd of May, we will feature a post about each of the scientists presenting this year. This week we would like to introduce you to: Professor Andy Davis  Professor of Marine Biology, University of Wollongong Forum presentation: Deeper, faster, cheaper: technology revolutionises...

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    Speaker Spotlight #5

    by  • April 17, 2015 • Announcements, Events, Research

    In the lead up to our Annual Marine Science Forum on the 2nd and 3rd of May, we will feature a post about each of the scientists presenting this year. This week we would like to introduce you to: Mrs Katherine Schmutter  PhD Candidate, The Australian National University Forum presentation: What can we do about ocean...

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    Speaker Spotlight #4

    by  • April 11, 2015 • Announcements, Events, Research

    In the lead up to our Annual Marine Science Forum on the 2nd and 3rd of May, we will feature a post about each of the scientists presenting this year. This week we would like to introduce you to: Prof Natalie Moltschaniwskyj Associate Professor Marine Science, University of Newcastle Forum presentation: Climate Change in the Marine...

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    Speaker Spotlight #3

    by  • April 2, 2015 • Announcements, Education, Events • 0 Comments

    In the lead up to our Annual Marine Science Forum on the 2nd and 3rd of May, we will feature a post about each of the scientists presenting this year. This week we would like to introduce you to: Professor David Booth Professor of Marine Ecology, University of Technology, Sydney Forum presentation: Invaders from the North: 15...

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    Piranhas at the beach?

    by  • April 1, 2015 • Announcements, Aquaria, Research • 1 Comment

    This is not real! It was an April Fools Day Joke. Exciting and slightly scary new discovery! Scientists have recently found a new marine species of Piranha, called the Ocean Piranha (Pygocentrus oceanus). Piranhas are an omnivorous species usually found in South American rivers but through a recent marine census a salt water species...

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