National Science Week ASTA School Grants

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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Breakthrough - The Future is Gender Equality

Breakthrough is a new gender equality event in Melbourne bringing big ideas, leading thinkers and passionate change-makers to the fore. 100 speakers. 1200 women and men. Hundreds of big ideas. One goal: to enhance gender equality in Australia....
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Margaret Wertheim

Science and art entwine to raise environmental awareness Science writer and artist Margaret Wertheim will explore mathematics, culture and the story of hyperbolic space in a public talk at RMIT University on the 14th January 2016. A pioneering...
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An Advanced Introduction to Synchrotron Light

The Australian Synchrotron creates a light one million times brighter than the sun. The powerful light is used to ‘see the invisible’: the structure, composition and behaviour of natural and fabricated materials at a level of detail not possible in...
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Science at the Speed of Light

The Australian Synchrotron accelerates electrons (around a circle the size of the MCG, at nearly the speed of light) to create a light beam, one million times brighter than the sun. The light gives researchers ‘x-ray vision’ of matter – from our...
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Crystallography - Making Matters Crystal Clear

The Australian Synchrotron creates a light one million times brighter than the sun, to give researchers x-ray vision. Industrial and scientific researchers come to use the synchrotron in many areas of study including medicine, industrial innovation...
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Science & Arts Colliding - New Approaches to communicating innovation

Science & Arts Colliding - New Approaches to communicating innovation Carlton Connect 3rd Annual DICE lecture 6.30pm – 8pm Tuesday 28 October 2014 Copland Theatre, The Spot Building The University of Melbourne Exploring the interactions between...
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Australian Synchrotron Public Event

The Australian Synchrotron creates a light one million times brighter than the sun, to give researchers x-ray vision. Industrial and scientific researchers come to use the synchrotron in many areas of study including medicine, industrial innovation...
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What does art have to do with science?

An ICT for Life Sciences Forum event sponsored by Illumina and VLSCI. Join leading data-imaging scientist, Martin Kryzwinski, Genome Sciences Centre, Canada, creator of the Circos graph to display genomic data sets in a way that revealed their inner...
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Matthew Flinders - The Man Behind the Map

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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