• 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

    Forum Speaker Spotlight #2

    by  • March 27, 2015 • Announcements, 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: Dr Mike Raybould Associate Professor of Tourism Management and Head of the Department of Hotel and...

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    Forum Speaker Spotlight

    by  • March 20, 2015 • Announcements, 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 Barbara Norman Foundation Chair of Urban and Regional Planning Director Canberra Urban & Regional Futures...

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    Youth Week Snorkel Safari

    by  • March 12, 2015 • Announcements, Education, Events

    Sunday April 12 10am at Spencer Park, Merimbula The Sapphire Coast Marine Discovery Centre is inviting local youth to get wet to celebrate National Youth Week. Come along for a snorkel and BBQ lunch, all for free. Join qualified snorkel instructors and marine scientists to explore the underwater environment. Participants will take part in...

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    Grant success for National Science Week

    by  • March 7, 2015 • Announcements, Events

     Science is coming to town with the announcement that the Sapphire Coast Regional Science Hub is receiving a $15,000 grant to run activities for National Science Week in August. The Sapphire Coast Science Festival is a week-long celebration of science which will deliver high-profile science engagement activities for the entire community to participate in....

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    Holiday work experience

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

    Working at the Sapphire Coast Marine Discovery Centre has always been a dream of mine. When I first visited the centre I was amazed not only by the displays and activities, but by the environment and atmosphere of the centre. The work experience was so amazing that I’m not sure I can summarise it....

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    Call for speakers

    by  • January 28, 2015 • Announcements, Events, Research • 0 Comments

    The Sapphire Coast Marine Discovery Centre is seeking expressions of interest to speak at our Annual Marine Science Forum in Merimbula on May 2 & 3 2015. The theme for this year is ‘Our Changing Oceans’, your talk must reflect this theme. Talks go for 30 min with 15 min Q&A and possibly an...

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    Rock pool excursion

    by  • January 23, 2015 • Announcements, Education, Events • 0 Comments

    Last weekend National Parks Association of NSW members enjoyed a somewhat different excursion to what they are used to with a visit to the Sapphire Coast Marine Discovery Centre, followed by exploration of nearby rock pools. In the Marine Centre the group viewed informative displays about the marine environment with a particular focus on our region....

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