Melbourne Observatory 150th Anniversary

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

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

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

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

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

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

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?

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

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

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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