[ASC-list] Perth, UWA Sci Comm Friday Seminar: Peter McAllister - Spicing Up Science Writing with Narrative - Friday 3 April 4pm at the CLT

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Thu Apr 2 04:22:35 UTC 2009


Science Communication Friday Seminar at The University of Western Australia

This Friday's seminar is presented by Peter McAllister, UWA's Science  
Communication Writer-in-residence.

Highlights include: a biomechanical analysis proving a Neanderthal  
woman would have beaten Arnold Schwarzenegger in an armwrestle; a  
philological investigation of why Fifty Cent would bomb in a  
battle-rap with the poet Homer; and a comparison of injury rates  
between today's Ultimate Fighting and the ancient Greek combat sport,  
Pankration.


WHEN: 4pm Friday 3 April

WHAT: Seminar followed by drinks and nibbles

WHO: Peter McAllister - Spicing Up Science Writing with Narrative

WHERE: Crawley campus
Centre for Learning Technology; Ground floor Physics building, near  
Fairway entrance #1
Enter via ramp between Physics and Geology, go down stairs to basement.



The schedule of upcoming seminars and events can also be found on the  
UWA Science Communication blog:
http://uwasciencecomm.blogspot.com
(Please note that some events later in the semester are still  
tentative but will be finalised closer to the event date)

---
Sonja Bauk
on behalf of the Science Communication Seminar Coordinators
Email: uwasciencecomm at gmail.com

PLEASE DO NOT DESTROY UNTIL ALL SPACES HAVE BEEN USED






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