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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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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
Find out about the astrobiology group at UNSW studying the origin of complex life using stromatolites, ‘living rocks’.
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19 Aug 6:30pm 7:30pm
Dr Sarah Baracz discusses the research on oxytocin in preventing the development of mental illness after experiencing early life trauma.
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19 Aug 6:30pm 7:30pm
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20 Aug 6:00pm 7:00pm
Professor Raina MacIntyre joins a panel hosted by the Powerhouse for their 2021 Sydney Science Festival.
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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.