Moderation and House Rules

  1. This website is monitored during the business hours of 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday AWST.  During these times we regularly review posts, questions, comments, feedback and reviews and respond as soon as possible. 

  2. Please show respect to others. Thoughtful discourse is encouraged but disrespectful or hateful comments will be removed and may result in the person being blocked from further participation. This includes hateful or discriminatory comments regarding race, ethnicity, religion, gender, disability, sexual orientation or political beliefs. It also includes the use of language inappropriate for a school aged audience. 

  3. No advertising spam. If you want to advertise your science event, please contact us or submit the event by registering to the site. Commercial solicitations are prohibited and this includes MLMs. 

  4. Negative feedback is allowed but not if it contains threats of violence, hate speech, disrespectful comments, aggressive language/behaviour, or comments unrelated to the post. These posts will be deleted and may result in the person being blocked from further participation. 

  5. Posts related to pseudo-science and data that is not the result of peer reviewed scientific research may be removed. 

  6. Our policy regarding nudity is outlined in our social media rules – please refer to our Facebook page for more details.

  7. Sharing images: Please ensure the image is your intellectual property or you have permission to share it or use it for promotional purposes. This means you own the copyright or the image is licensed for public use. Images used for bullying or abuse will be removed and the person will be banned. 

  8. Any phishing or hacking activity related to the page will be reported and result in an immediate ban. 

  9. Be nice! We just want everyone to enjoy STEM and have fun chatting about it. We want this page to be a safe and positive place for the community, welcome!