Poster Competition: Earth on the Edge . . . Solutions from Students

The 2011 International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics (IUGG) Conference will take place in Melbourne from the 28th June to the 7th July. The theme of the conference is: Earth on the Edge: Science For a Sustainable Planet. Students can be part of...
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Food For the Middle Class - Invite a Scientist to Dinner event.

Food for the Middle Class was a conceptual banquet for twenty-five artists, scientists, foodies and environmentalists. The event took place at Head Quarters - a cross-disciplinary art space in Westgarth, Melbourne. The night aimed to be experimental...
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Scale Free Network at the Wendouree Family Picnic

Join us at the Wendouree West family picnic day for this science meets art workshop the whole family can enjoy. The world is absolutely full of fascinating creatures, patterns and objects too small for the human eye to see…. unless of course, you...
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Lunchtastic with Scientists - Exploring Australian Biodiversity at Al-Taqwa College

It was a great day on Monday, 9th August 2010 when two Scientists, Prof David Cantrill and Dr Andrew Hamer came to Olive Branch Campus to give speeches, plant some trees and mingle with students, parents, teachers, staff, the principal and...
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Lava Caves with international guest Dr. Hazel Barton

As part of National Science Week the Victorian Speleological Association (VSA) organised an event where noted international speleological researcher and avid cave explorer Hazel Barton visited the Mt Widderin lava cave accompanied by members of the...
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Climate Change, New Diseases and Parasites: What might it mean for Melbourne?

You are invited to a very important Melbourne Conversations with distinguished speakers, developed to support an international conference on the global impact of parasites. Climate change is central to that impact. Date: Tuesday 17...
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Monsters of the Deep

Monsters of the Deep Join Dr Mark Norman for an intriguing look at life at the depths of Titanic’s graveyard. The wreck of the Titanic rests on the seafloor at a depth of four kilometres, where it’s dark, very cold and the pressure would crush our...
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Keeping Bugs Alive

Meet some amazing live invertebrates and get tips on how to care for insects and other spineless wonders. Take part in an informative session to learn how to care for live bugs. The session is presented by the staff that manage the Bugs Alive...
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From Slime to Dinosaurs!

"From Slime to Dinosaurs!" A Brains Matter podcast with Prof. Patricia Vickers-Rich at the Monash Science Centre. Monash Science Centre and Brains Matter have joined forces to offer this special event. Internationally renowned palaeontologist...
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Amazing Caves: Amazing Microbes. A public lecture with international guest Dr. Hazel Barton

Dr. Hazel Barton - Cave explorer and cave microbiologist Hazel Barton has been exploring caves for over 20 years. Hazel has uncovered unique antibiotics, contributed to global warming research by looking at how cave microbes can turn CO2 into...
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