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National Science Week ASTA School Grants Monday 11 March 2013

Any school in Victoria

National Science Week provides a chance to focus on the impact science, engineering, technology and mathematics has on our lives, our economy, our society and our world. To help Australian schools celebrate National Science Week, the Australian...
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Matthew Flinders - The Man Behind the Map Upcoming Event Thursday 28 August 2014

Royal Society Building, 8 La Trobe St, Melbourne

To honour the 200th anniversary of Matthew Flinders’ death Dr Gillian Dooley will look to primary sources to build a portrait of Matthew Flinders. Dr Gillian Dooley is Special Collections Library and Honorary Senior Research Fellow at Flinders...
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2014 Graeme Clarke Oration Thursday 5 June 2014

Melbourne Convention Centre

The Next Technology Wave: Biologically Inspired Engineering Orator: Donald E. Ingber, M.D., Ph.D. Founding Director, Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University, Judah Folkman Professor of Vascular Biology, Harvard...
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Melbourne Observatory 150th Anniversary Saturday 23 November 2013

Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne, Observatory Precinct, Entry from Birdwood Avenue.

Stargazers and history lovers are in for a treat this November when the Melbourne Observatory celebrates its 150th anniversary with a weekend of activities on 23 and 24 November. Today the Melbourne Observatory is best known for its distinctive...
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Personalised Medicine: The Hope and the Hype Wednesday 30 October 2013

William Angliss Restaurant, 550 Little Lonsdale St, Melb

Join some of Melbourne’s leading medical researchers for a three course meal and a discussion about the possibilities offered by the emerging world of personalised medicine, brought closer to us through the powers of the newly emerging discipline of...
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Giants of Medicine Wednesday 7 August 2013

Health Literacy: Public Health & Evidence-based Medicine We frequently hear about general literacy levels in the community, and even about science and maths literacy, but rarely about the wider public understanding of evidence-based health...
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National Science Week International Guest Tour 2013 Tuesday 13 August 2013

Melbourne, Canberra, Brisbane and Tasmania

Meet Dr Valerie Neal and Dr Tom D Crouch as they bring the fascinating world-famous Smithsonian Museum to life, discuss the evolution of space flight and guide you through the space program that has captured generations. Stay tuned for more...
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Above and Beyond Wednesday 21 August 2013

Storey Hall, RMIT University, Swanston St, Melbourne

A virtual tour of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum Put your seat in the upright position, tray tables away and buckle up for a live video tour of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C. The world's most famous...
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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...
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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...
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