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UNSW x National Science Week 2021

14 - 22 August 2021
6:30pm - 7:30pm
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Discovery at the edge: future science now.

UNSW x National Science Week is a hotbed of ideas and innovation bringing together internationally acclaimed leaders in science, medicine, technology and engineering. In 2021, learn why space weather is our chief adversary in the quest to set foot on Mars, how lab-grown meat might save the planet, why a zero carbon future is now well within our grasp, and much more. 

Explore all the exciting events below!

Events

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27 Jul 6:30pm 7:30pm
When it comes to climate action, is industry leaving our politicians in the dust?
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16 Aug 6:30pm 7:30pm
DIGITAL EVENT | Lab-grown food – a surprising solution to climate change and world hunger.
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17 Aug 12:00pm 1:00pm
How do researchers use information from satellites to solve mysteries here on Earth?
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17 Aug 6:30pm 7:30pm
DIGITAL EVENT | More than an umbrella and a raincoat: making our red planet aspirations a reality.
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18 Aug 12:30pm 1:30pm
Join UNSW scientist, explorer, and author Professor Chris Turney for a fascinating journey through environmental change at the ends of the Earth.
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18 Aug 6:00pm 7:00pm
How do researchers use information from satellites to solve mysteries here on Earth?
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19 Aug 6:30pm 7:30pm
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19 Aug 7:00pm 10:00pm
A science, technology, engineering, arts and maths (STEAM) themed comedy night at Sydney’s Giant Dwarf Theatre.
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21 Aug 9:00am 5:00pm
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21 Aug 3:00pm 4:00pm
DIGITAL EVENT | Combating the climate crisis with a Blue New Deal.
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21 Aug 7:00pm 8:00pm
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1 Sep 6:30pm 7:30pm
DIGITAL EVENT | From personalised medicine to new treatments for heart disease, uncover the incredible evolution of modern medicine.