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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...

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...

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...

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-...

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