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Australian Skeptics Saturday 20 August 2011


Discover the science behind the paranormal with the Australian Skeptics at Scienceworks, as they explain the wonder of magic, perception and illusions, plus many more surprising demonstrations. Saturday 20 & Sunday 21 August, 10:00am–4:00pm...

ANZAAS Kids Ask Scientists Questions Sunday 21 August 2011


Sunday 21 August, 2.00–3.00pm at Scienceworks Designed to get children thinking about how things work – not just getting the ‘right’ answer, this forum encourages children to think about the ‘big’ questions and provides the opportunity to quiz...

Backyard Science at the Pub – From chemical soup to dazzling gemstones Tuesday 16 August 2011

The Foundry Hotel, 366 High Street, Bendigo

Dermot Henry, Manager Natural Science Collections, Museum Victoria explores the origins of minerals and crystals found in central Victoria. Free – food and drinks at bar prices.

Backyard Science at the Pub – Chemistry in the Sea Tuesday 2 August 2011

Royal Hotel, 43 Fairy Street, Warrnambool

Head of Sciences at Museum Victoria, Dr Mark Norman explores the clever chemistry used by our coastal and deep-sea animals, from glowing ink and toxic slime to warning, communication and the building blocks of these alien bodies. Tuesday 2 August,...

City Science 2014 Friday 22 August 2014

Queensbridge Square and Queen Victoria Market

Check out the great City Science 2014 events taking place around Melbourne! On Friday 22nd August 2014 you can boggle your brain with the amazing science at Market of the Mind.

The Festival of Ideas on the road Thursday 7 July 2011

Swan Hill Town Hall, 53-57 McCallum Street, Swan Hill

GM crops, new medical treatments and diagnosis, cloning and more… Are you wondering what all this means- ethically, scientifically and for your community? Join us for a lively discussion with an expert panel, visiting straight from the University of...

Waiter, Waiter, there’s a dye in my soup! Tuesday 16 August 2011

Prospects Restaurant, SMB Campus, University of Ballarat

Art and Food Science Dinner. Meet Jeff Potter - the Food Geek, straight from the USA! Chat to food scientists over a delicious three course meal. Jeff Potter – the Food Geek and author of “Cooking for Geeks”

GM: A Dinner Discussion Wednesday 10 August 2011

The Pumphouse Hotel, 128 Nicholson Street, Fitzroy 3065

Should GM crops contribute to global food security? We need to find a way to feed an extra 3 - 4 billion people by 2050 with likely greater constraints on availability of arable land, water, fuel and fertilisers. Should gene technologies play a role...

Think Inc. Sunday 18 September 2011

Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre

Neil deGrasse Tyson, Christopher Hitchens, Ayaan Hirsi Ali, Michael Shermer, Tim Flannery, Josh Thomas, Cristina Rad and others discuss what the world needs to do in the next 10 years in order to survive and flourish. Some of the most thought-...

Do you, or does someone you know, have Coeliac Disease? Tuesday 16 August 2011

Black Ruby Restaurant - 344 Rathdowne St, North Carlton

Like to know more about research being done to treat Coeliac Disease? To celebrate National Science Week, ASMR has invited Dr Bob Anderson and his team of researchers to dinner to tell us about their research into Coeliac disease and their progress...

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