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Creator Space Chatswood Library, Chatswood, NSW

Ever picked up a seashell and wondered why it looked like it did, or why the shell from another holiday looks so different? Meet Macquarie University PhD candidate Matt Kerr who is researching variation in beach shells across Australia to learn how beach ecosystems respond to the environment.

Penrith City Library, Penrith, NSW
Bioinformatics for Citizen Scientists

Bioinformatics brings together the fields of life science, computer science and statistics, and Lachlan Gray will show you how when armed with nothing more than a laptop, internet connection and some basic coding skills, you can become a citizen scientist and conduct your own important research.

Paddington Library, Paddington, NSW
Protecting Our Environment: The new brigade of planeteers

Join ecotoxologists Francesca Gissi and Amanda McDonald and environmental scientist Georgina Dawson as they discuss their unusual careers and what it is like to work at the forefront of environment research and protection. This event is part of Inspiring Australia's Talking Science series.

August 8 2019

Be Kind to Your Gut

Concord Library, Concord, NSW

Join us for two talks on being kind to your gut.

Newcastle Museum, Newcastle, NSW
Order and Progress: A Sonic Segue Across A Auriverde

Archaeoastronomical techniques are used with the Stellarium planetarium software to simulate the astronomy over Rio de Janeiro at the moment the Republic of Brazil was declared. This work is an example of how scientific data can be used to blend political symbology, scientific data and music.

Parramatta Library, Parramatta, NSW

A panel of scientists will provide information how everyone can get involved with local projects and research. It provides opportunity for Q&A. It is an event for everyone.

Albury Library Museum, Albury, NSW

Meet the young scientists from Wodonga Middle Years College, St Anne’s Primary School in Albury and Galen Catholic College Wangaratta as they demonstrate their robotics and share their experiences from representing Australia at the 2019 VEX Robotics World Championships in Louisville, USA.

Oran Park Library, Oran Park, NSW

Blindness... and why we can't treat or prevent it. Hear from Dr Lisa Nivison-Smith about research in eye disease using animal models and advanced imaging technologies. This event is part of Inspiring Australia's Talking Science series as part of Sydney Science Festival in National Science Week.

August 10 2019

All things ARACHNID!

Tura Marrang Library, Tura Beach, NSW
All things ARACHNID!

A great opportunity to meet the Atlas Naturalists in person. Don't just learn about spiders on the web, come to the Tura Library and see them in person.

August 11 2019

Life on the Levee

Lonergan Place Playground, Wagga Wagga, NSW
Life on the Levee

Wagga Wagga levee banks are home to an abundance of flora and fauna. Join Wagga Wagga City Council’s Environmental Officers as they lead participants on walk commencing from Lonergan Place Playground. Learn about the River Regeneration Project and our natural environment.

Stanton Library, North Sydney, NSW
The Decline of Insect Populations

Discover some of the disastrous consequences of climate change, pollution and intensive agriculture on nature’s ecosystem as Dr Sanchez– Bayo discusses the global decline of insect populations.

Sutherland Shire Library, Sutherland, NSW
Moon Landing to Mars Landing

To mark the 50th anniversary of the first Moon landing, scientist Peter Eyland from the Sutherland Astronomical Society shares the remarkable history of space flight and details NASA’s plans to eventually land a human on Mars.

Penrith City Library, Penrith, NSW
Cooling the City... with trees

Senior Lecturer at the Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment, Paul Rymer, will fill us in on the research he has been conducting with Penrith City Council to find out which trees are the best for 'cooling the city'. Find out which tree species are able to survive and thrive in Western Sydney.

Strathfield Library, Homebush, NSW
Science Series Talks: There’s more to soap than meets the eye

There’s more to soap than meets the eye: Science Series Guest Speaker Anna Wang. What can the humble soap molecule teach us about the origins of life? Could this behaviour mean for the origins of cell-based life on Earth and its potential to happen elsewhere in the universe.

Hawkesbury LIbrary Service, Windsor, NSW
Disease Threats to Honeybees

Join us for a fascinating talk with Bronwen Roy from Western Sydney University, as she discusses the pathogen threats to honeybees. Doctoral candidate Bronwen Roy from WSU explains the potential for honeybees to share their diseases with stingless bees and vice versa.

Kiama Library, Kiama, NSW
Printing Parts for Bodies

Join 2017 NSW Scientist of the Year Professor Gordon Wallace discussing how recent developments in 3D printing and new biomaterials are revolutionising medical science.

Ryde Library, Ryde, NSW

Discover how you can help scientists collect data about our environment. Presented by biologist Dr. Koa Webster. Scoop a Poop collection kits will be available at the end of the session. This event is part of Inspiring Australia’s Talking Science series as part of Sydney Science Festival.

Parramatta City Library, Parramatta, NSW
Pandemic in Parramatta

An immersive, expert talk exploring the medical and social impact of the 1919 'Spanish 'Flu" Pandemic on Parramatta.

Wagga Wagga City Library, Wagga Wagga, NSW
Kitchen Science Storytime

Are your pre-schoolers into science experiments? Do they like getting a little bit messy? Then we have the perfect program for you! Kitchen Science Storytime, where the experiments are not just fun – they are full of learning too. Come along and discover there is a young scientist in all of us.

Strathfield Library, Homebush, NSW
Science Series Talks: Sisters in Science

Meet Dr Rania Salama who leads a career in respiratory research. Discover the career highs and lows of a woman in science from a culturally and linguistically diverse background who today works as a researcher and lecturer in the Faculty of Medicine & Health at the University of Sydney.

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SCINEMA International Science Film Festival National Science Week Program

SCINEMA is a celebration of the power of the moving image to inspire the young, satisfy the curious, explain the baffling and ask the impossible. Register your venue to host your own free SCINEMA screening during National Science Week.

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