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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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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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International Day of Immunology - Public Lecture Thursday 26 April 2012

Melbourne Brain Centre, The Kenneth Myer Building (No. 144), Cnr Royal Parade & Genetics Lane, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Vic, 3010.

The immune system plays a very important role in defending the body from germs and maintaining individual’s health and wellbeing. Australia has a great history of immunology research, including two Nobel Prize winners Frank MacFarlane Burnet and...
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