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RMIT Transforming the future Enlightenment and Education Wednesday 28 September 2011

RMIT University, Storey Hall, 342 Swanston Street, Melbourne

Hear Nobel Laureate Sir Harold Kroto on the crucial issues of science, education and the public sphere in a free public lecture at RMIT University. A leader in nanoscience research, Sir Harry has created the Vega Science Trust, which streams science...

Dinner with a Scientist: IVF for Dummies Thursday 18 August 2011

Russell Kennedy Solicitors, Level 12/469 La Trobe St, Melbourne

The Victorian Assisted Reproductive Treatment Authority is hosting a Science Week dinner with speakers including Dr Karin Hammarberg, author of IVF for Dummies, as well as Associate Professor Jane Halliday, Murdoch Children’s Research Institute (...

Ignite your Imagination! Science events throughout the year Thursday 25 August 2011

Various - see below for details

Faraday's Candle 25-26 Aug@8pm, 27 Aug@2pm St Matthew’s Church, 230 McKillop St, Geelong Shed a little light on the humble candle; An illuminating theatre performance. More info: Free Range...

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,...

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...

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-...

Discover the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) Thursday 9 June 2011


Public lecture featuring Professor Phillip Diamond (CSIRO Astronomy & Space Science) Thursday 9 Jun 2011 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM Scienceworks and Melbourne Planetarium 2 Booker Street Spotswood, Victoria The SKA will be the largest and most advanced...

Media140 Frontiers – The future of social technologies Wednesday 27 April 2011

Brisbane Powerhouse, Brisbane

media140 Frontiers Brisbane will be the first event of its kind to be hosted in the Brisbane Powerhouse to bring together an international gathering of speakers from the US, Europe and Australia.


SINGULARITY SUMMIT AUSTRALIA, Singularity Institute Australia DATES:Sat 20th – Sun 21st August, 2011 The Singularity Summit brings rational analysis and strategy to the challenges facing humanity as it develops powerful and disruptive technologies...

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