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UNSW x National Science Week

15 - 23 August 2020
9:00am - 6:00pm
Online
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Hear from world-leading scientists and researchers to discover innovations in science and technology that will shape the future.

 

UNSW x National Science Week brings together the latest global developments in science, technology and engineering to celebrate Australian scientists contribution to the world of knowledge. Learn why better eating contributes to a healthier world, how we can remove politics from climate change, our mission to discover life outside our solar system and more.

 

Events

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11 - 22 Aug 7:30pm 3:00pm
Take a live video tour of the Museum of Human Disease with Pathology Live!
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15 - 23 Aug 9:00am 5:00pm

 

For National Science Week this year, Praxical will be producing a series of workshops where you will get the opportunity to engage in the scientific data and skills used by leading research organisations to understand the world around us.

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15 - 23 Aug 9:00am 5:00pm

 

For National Science Week this year, Praxical will be producing a series of workshops where you will get the opportunity to engage in the scientific data and skills used by leading research organisations to understand the world around us.

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17 Aug 6:30pm 7:30pm
Where will the search for alien life outside our solar system take us? Discover the latest research about the worlds beyond our solar system and the origins of life on Earth.
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18 Aug 10:00am 11:00am
A forum on the science of our genetic material (genomes) and how scientists are working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities to improve health outcomes for First Nation Australians.
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18 Aug 11:00am 12:30pm
What’s it like to be a woman in science?
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18 Aug 6:30pm 7:30pm
How will we feed a future population of 10 billion people? Learn how to fill your plate with the types of food that are healthy for you and the future of the planet.
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19 Aug 4:00pm 5:00pm
What could you do with a career in STEM? High school students are invited to this exciting live interactive Q&A all about STEM careers!
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19 Aug 6:30pm 7:30pm
How do we restart the conversation on climate change? Join climate scientist Tim Flannery, marine ecologist Adriana Vergés, and social researcher Rebecca Huntley to find out how we might turn these pressing climate conversations into climate solutions.
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20 Aug 6:00pm 7:00pm
With the discovery of Oganesson (118 Og) we have completed the seventh row of the modern periodic table. In between, the science of Chemistry has been built on the discovery and manipulation of more and more of the elements that make up our world.
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20 Aug 6:30pm 7:30pm
What does physics tell us about the world? Join world-renowned scientist and science communicator Jim Al-Khalili as he reveals what we know about the laws of the universe and what we still need to discover.
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21 Aug 11:00am 6:00pm
Let's Play Videogames for Science! #BatteryLow is a unique outreach event bringing scientists and videogames straight to you wherever you are.
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21 Aug 12:30pm 1:30pm
Five experts from different specialties ranging from academia, publishing and commercialisation will be make pitches to a hypthetical researcher, bidding for a chance to collaborate.