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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:http://re-science.org.au/science-event/faradays-candle-2885 Free Range...
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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.
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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,...
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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...
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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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Discover the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) Thursday 9 June 2011

Scienceworks

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...
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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.
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SINGULARITY SUMMIT AUSTRALIA Saturday 20 August 2011

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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Science Shaping Society - Lecture Series Wednesday 13 April 2011

Monash Science Centre, Blg 74 Normanby Rd, Monash Univeristy, Clayton

Monash Science Centre 2011 Lecture Series Science Shaping Society: A track through the explosive growth of science and technology, and the consequent impact and implications on society now and in the future. Lectures take place once a month on...
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Brain Awareness Week Public Lecture - Is schizophrenia a cost of the evolving human brain? Wednesday 16 March 2011

Monash University or University of Melbourne

Professor Brian Dean The cause of schizophrenia remains unknown. Recent developments argue that some of the symptoms of schizophrenia arise because the human brain has become so complex it has problems supplying its own need for energy. Importantly...
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