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Have a browse through some of the quality science events we have listed here. Be sure to look out for the golden star for upcoming science events and be inspired by hugely successful events from the past. See the photos, watch the videos, read the reviews and get all the inspiration you need to run your own science event in your school or community...

Science & Dementia Wednesday 14 August 2013

The Melbourne Brain Centre Auditorium, Melbourne University.

Did you know that if dementia was a country, it would have a population bigger than Australia and New Zealand combined? ‘Science & Dementia’ brings together leading experts to discuss what causes dementia, why early diagnosis is important, and...

Ologism Wednesday 9 July 2014

Kaleide Theatre, RMIT Uni, Swanston St, Melb


Dinner with a Diabetes Scientist Thursday 23 May 2013

William Angliss Restaurant, 550 Little Lonsdale St, Melb

The food was delicious and the conversation was intense! View our video of the event: Join Professor Len Harrison and his team of researchers for a three course dinner to talk about new research being done to treat and cure Type 1 Diabetes....

Big Kids’ BIRTHDAY Night Out – Celebrating 21 years of Science! Saturday 20 April 2013

Scienceworks, Spotswood

Relive your childhood and get ready for a scien-sational, nerdy night: * Get lost in your favourite Scienceworks exhibitions, including Carnival of Science and electrifying Megawatt * Escape the confines of Earth and travel the Universe in the...

The Science of Taste Monday 26 November 2012

Building A, Level 3 lecture theatre, William Angliss Institute

We know things taste good, but why? This knowledge symposium will include an introduction to neurogastronomy as a concept, flavour forecasting and the process behind it, senses of gastronomy and palate master class. This event celebrates the science...

What role for two-way communication in the process of science? Wednesday 21 November 2012

Graduate House, University of Melbourne, 216-220 Leicester St Carlton, VIC 3053 Australia

Two-way engagement has been the buzz phrase in science communication for over the last decade, but how can this process be genuine and meaningful? As engagement and communication practitioners we regularly connect the public with science, but can...

Annual ANZAAS/YSA Dinner Thursday 29 November 2012

Graduate House, 220 Leicester Street Carlton VIC 3053

The Annual ANZAAS/YSA Dinner will feature a talk from Prof. Raymond Volkas (a Melbourne University Academic) about the most topical sub-atomic particle this year - the Higgs Boson. Professor Volkas is an Academic at Melbourne University in the...

Ignite your Imagination Wednesday 1 August 2012

All over Victoria!

Science doesn' t just happen during National Science Week! Check out these events during the rest of the year and Ignite your Imagination, Heavens Above! First Friday every month, 8:00pm Briars Astronomy Centre, The Briars Historic Park, Nepean...

ANZAAS Kids Ask Questions Sunday 12 August 2012


This forum provides 6-14 year olds with the opportunity to put questions directly to prominent Australian scientists. A part of National Science Week 2012, this program is designed to get children thinking about how things work - not just getting...

Australian Skeptics - Discover the science behind the paranormal… Saturday 11 August 2012


A skeptic’s view of the world is based on the best available evidence. They challenge claims, seek evidence and don’t always believe what they see. At Scienceworks during National Science Week 2012, the Australian Skeptics will explain the wonder of...

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