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UNSW x SYDNEY SCIENCE FESTIVAL

6 - 18 August 2019
5:25pm - 5:25pm
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Unlock the secrets to living longer, take a virtual dive into Australia’s hidden reefs or discover the feminist history of the internet.

The science that will blow your mind is revealed in a program of events presented by UNSW Sydney for Sydney Science Festival as a part of National Science Week. 6 – 18 August.

Past Events

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3 Aug Past event
Join the Newcastle Astronomical Association for an informative and fun night of stargazing. Navigate your way to Jupiter and Saturn with the virtual spacecraft before experiencing the thrill of seeing them with your own eyes through the telescope. This is an event for people of all ages.
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7 Aug Past event
The latest scientific research, issues and medical developments with leading researchers and academics.
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7 Aug Past event
Bioinformatics brings together the fields of life science, computer science and statistics. UNSW Sydney's Lachlan Gray will show you how you can become a citizen scientist and conduct your own important research.
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8 Aug Past event
What is nanomedicine and how is it changing our approach to cancer therapy and other treatments?
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8 Aug Past event
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8 Aug Past event
Discover how virtual reality is being used to understand balance, posture, and movement.
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10 - 18 Aug Past event
An astronomical composition based upon the skyscape: how scientific data can be used to blend political symbology, scientific data and music.
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10 Aug Past event
Soapbox Science Sydney is a free, interactive, public event showcasing the cutting edge Australian research carried out by aspiring and established female researchers.
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10 Aug Past event
Explore the underwater wonders of the coral reefs up and down the NSW coast with leading researchers at the Sydney Institute of Marine Science.
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12 Aug Past event
Celebrate National Science Week at the Library with talks by researchers including UNSW Sydney's Rokiah Alford.
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12 Aug Past event
Good versus evil: the dark side of the human mind.
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13 Aug Past event
Join a conversation with UNSW Sydney's Dr Sonu Bhaskar about dementia, it’s impacts, and how can we build dementia friendly communities.
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13 Aug Past event
What can the humble soap molecule teach us about the origins of life?
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13 Aug Past event
Despite stunning advances in biology, we still don’t know what life is or how it really began.
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14 Aug Past event
An exciting morning of science experiments and demonstrations to celebrate National Science Week.
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14 Aug Past event
Hear from five UNSW Sydney researchers, a group of women scientists who are breaking gender stereotypes and encouraging girls to consider science as a career.
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14 Aug Past event
VICE reporter Claire L Evans reveals the feminist history of the internet with cultural anthropologist and futurist Genevieve Bell, best-selling author Ginger Gorman, and science journalist Natasha Mitchell.
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15 Aug Past event
What happens when there is a bleeding in the brain or a brain artery is blocked?
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15 Aug Past event
We’ve convened a panel of Sydney’s best and brightest scientists and science communicators for an evening of laughs and irreverence.
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15 Aug Past event
Is there life on Mars? We’ve been asking the question for centuries, but could clues in Western Australia’s Pilbara soon give us answers? Join a panel of NASA scientists and astrophysicists as they discuss all things Mars.
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16 Aug Past event
An interactive adventure with video games, interviews, discussion and comedy all about science.
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16 Aug Past event
Navigate your way through the galaxy with a spacecraft driven by a creative coding tool.
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17 Aug Past event
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17 Aug Past event
Navigate your way through the universe with a spacecraft driven by this creative coding tool.
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17 Aug Past event
See the emerging technologies that have the potential to impact, shape and transform contemporary teaching practice. 
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17 Aug Past event
Discover the possibilities that virtual reality presents.
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17 Aug Past event
Why are we so fascinated with brain health? Hear three scientists from UNSW’s School of Psychology talk about their research spanning brain health from toddler to late-life.
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17 Aug Past event
Feathers, frogs and fish; these three researchers work in far-flung corners of the globe to collect their data and progress their research.
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17 Aug Past event
Discover how Australian innovations in medical technology are improving the lives of people around the world.