MIE Events

Mathematics Modelling Challenge 2022

(Online) Challenge opens 18th July, closes 2nd September

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Glass: A Window Into Quantum Physics
National Science Week 2022,

Resources Available Online

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High School STEM Connect Day

USC Sunshine Coast and
USC Moreton Bay

Contact us if you would like to visit a USC campus for a STEM connect day. Limited spaces available.

Curriculum aligned full or half-day workshops tailored to your schools needs.

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Drone Tournament

USC Sunshine Coast

Term 4, details TBC

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Past events

MIE Lab Events 2022

Super Stars of STEM Roadshow 2022

August 17th USC Sunshine Coast

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Dream Big: Engineering our World
Screening and Activities


August 17th USC Sunshine Coast
August 24th USC Caboolture

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Science and Engineering Challenge 2022


July 12 – 14th 2022

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MIE Lab Events 2021


National Science Week 2021

This activity was designed to celebrate this year’s National Science Week theme – “Food: Different by design”.

Over the course of 4 x 40-minute long lessons students will be introduced to this year’s theme, learn about the importance of maths modelling to solve real world problems and tackle a scenario around food consumption in Australia.

Maths Explains Our World (MEOW) program at USC

November 2021

Year 8 students are invited to USC’s MEOW Program. The focus of the program is to engage students into a series of hands-on and interactive afternoon workshops focusing on how maths explains our world (MEOW).

Innovative sessions are delivered by different USC academics from a variety of disciplines such as epidemiology, biomechanics, geography, engineering etc.

Previous resources are available to download HERE

Maths Modelling Challenge 2021

Term 3, Week 3: Hosted online

Celebrating mathematics and the spirit of competition, this event aims to help high school students develop positive attitudes towards analytical thinking and mathematics that can assist in future careers.

This year the challenge was expanded to include year’s 7 – 12 with entries welcome from all teams across year levels.

Dream Big – Engineers Australia – 2021

During this event MIE Events volunteers ran three exciting STEM activities including Lego WeDo, Osmo, Arduino coding and to top the evening off – Balloon powered car races! MIE Events and Engineers Australia look forward to hosting more events together in the future.

Science and Engineering 2021

Science and Engineering Challenge

16 – 18 March 2021

Hosted at USC Stadium with the support of USC Students and Academics, this epic three-day event included students from across Sunshine Coast the region.

Each day they competed in a range of exciting Science and Engineering themed challenges with the Bridge testing Grand Finale!

Overall winners:
Day One: Pacific Lutheran College
Day Two: Matthew Flinders Anglican College
Day Three: Chancellor State College

Contact Us: MIEEvents@usc.edu.au