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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...

Inspiring Scientists Saturday 11 August 2012

Scienceworks, Planetarium Foyer

Meet scientists from a range of research and career backgrounds and talk to an expert to find out what exciting and varied opportunities a career in science has to offer. Date: Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 August Time: 11.00am – 4.00pm Location:...

Cooking Chemistry Tuesday 14 August 2012

CSIRO Education, Graham Road, Highett

Cooking is always a bit of a chemistry experiment! Join Kevin Liu (National Science Week’s international guest) for some cooking chemistry straight from his science lab to our kitchen. Date: Tues, 14 Aug 2012 Place: Highett Time: 4.30pm to 6....

Kevin Liu - National Science Week International Guest 2012 Wednesday 15 August 2012

Suzanne Cory High School, Werribee

Meet our National Science Week International Guest - Kevin Liu. Kevin Liu learned to love food as an endearingly chubby middle schooler, pursued his passion for science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and then joined those two worlds...

Into the Unknown Wednesday 15 August 2012

Kaleide Theatre, RMIT University, Swanston St, Melbourne

Teaming science with adventure in the 21st Century. Meet Ron Allum the co-designer, pilot and lead engineer on James Cameron’s Deepsea Challenge expedition to the Marianas Trench. The Mariana Trench is deeper than the height of Mount Everest and...

Behind the Shock Machine – Did science go too far? Saturday 5 May 2012

Back to Booktown Festival - Writers Space, Clunes

Presented by Free Range Science In 1961 an ambitious young psychologist named Stanley Milgram embarked on one of the most controversial yet fascinating psychological experiments ever conducted. Milgram wanted to find out just how obedient regular...

Lost in Science - Weekly Community Radio Show Friday 30 March 2012

Thursday mornings at 8:30am on 3CR Community radio station 855 AM.

Lost in Science is a weekly half-hour science program providing a wide range of science and technology news. It presents entertaining news and discussion about research that has impact on society. This program is also broadcast to stations around...

What do Victorian's think about Science and Technology? Tuesday 3 April 2012

Melbourne Museum Theatre

What do Victorians think about science? New research from the Department of Business and Innovation’s Science and Community Unit. The 2011 report, “Community Interest and Engagement with Science and Technology in Victoria” provides the clearest and...

The Science behind the Fiction Saturday 6 October 2012

Oakview Kitchen, Winters Flat primary School, Castlemaine

Think Dr Who, StarTrek, Planet of the Apes, and The Hunger Games - Could time travel ever be possible? Will apes takeover the planet? Join in the discussion with Dr Allie Ford......whilst enjoying a delightful afternoon tea. Date: Sat 6th October...

Building healthy community engagement about the impacts of climate change Tuesday 6 March 2012

The Clare Cafe Bar Bistro, 421 Rathdowne Street, Carlton, Vic 3053

One of the greatest challenges surrounding the climate change debate is how to effectively communicate its impact to policy makers and the wider community. Are the messages getting to the right people and being communicated in the best way?...

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