Why is it important to get a good night’s sleep?

In response to COVID-19 we are adapting the Waverley Library’s National Science Week talks to be delivered as an online talk live. These talks will take place through Zoom. The Zoom link will be emailed to you within two hours of the event starting. Why is it important to get a good night’s sleep? University…

Inflammation – Manage the fire within

In response to COVID-19 we are adapting the Waverley Library’s National Science Week talks to be delivered as an online talk live. These talks will take place through Zoom. Your zoom link will be emailed to you within 2 hrs of the event starting. Join Dr Mehra Haghi from UTS as she discusses Inflammation in…

Science Pub Trivia – At home

Science Pub Trivia is on again in 2020- but this time, you can play along at home. Get your team together and tune in on Facebook Live for this entertaining evening: questions will cover all areas of the scientific world, the latest tech and pop culture too! There’ll be questions for everyone.

Environment, Health or Wealth – Farm to Fork ECU Educational Game

Join us for a FREE online introduction to the Farm to Fork ECU – Educational Game. This event will start with a brief presentation by ECU staff on how computer games can be used in youth education and introduce viewers to the Farm to Fork ECU game. The facilitator will then work through the game…

Science Night @ The Museum

As part of Science Week the Museum of the Goldfields will be holding Science Night @ The Museum with a series of fun STEM activities for children. The objective of this event is to allow children and their families to come into the museum for a couple of hours outside of normal opening times, to…

Deadly Slime: A choose-your-own-adventure animated experience

Have you ever heard of a biofilm? Our bodies have powerful immune systems. But when bacteria cover themselves in a protective coating of slime called a biofilm, they can quickly evolve into dangerous superbugs. Even with antibiotics, our most powerful weapons, it is difficult to destroy these fortified slime castles. Dive deep into the fascinating…

A Glimpse Into WEHI Student Life

As part of the University of Melbourne’s Science Festival 2020, the WEHI Student Association (WESA) are hosting a virtual event via Zoom from 4 – 5pm on Wednesday 19 August. This event is a unique opportunity to gain insight into student life at WEHI and to explore the different career opportunities available. Hear about our…

Science Exchange Series – Sleep to clean your brain

Sleep is a vital biological need. It is crucial for good health, mood stability, and high performance. Despite this, sleep loss and sleep disorder are now global health epidemics. Sleep is a vital state within which your brain ‘cleans house’ and replenishes needed energy. Sleep of poor quality or quantity is linked to health and…

Neural Knitwork TAS

The MSP student committee is hosting a Neural Knitworks event for National Science Week. This involves asking the public the make a brain cell using some yarn and post a photo of the finished creation to a Facebook page, Neural Knitworks TAS. Through this event, we aim to connect our community to neuroscience by creating…

SEVEN SIBLINGS FROM THE FUTURE: Exhibition at MOD.

The year is 2050. In southern Australia there is a plot of land known as Eucalara. Eucalara is already feeling the impact of climate change. Climate refugees started arriving decades ago, invasive species are on the move, and water is an increasingly precious resource. Amongst all this are seven siblings. The siblings have inherited this…