[ASC-list] Science Olympiads and Ian Frazer at the NPC

Toss Gascoigne director at tossgascoigne.com.au
Wed Apr 29 07:27:13 UTC 2009

ASCers -

This year the Science Olympiads will be held in Mexico (Physics),  
Cambridge UK (Chemistry) and Japan (Biology).  The official  
announcement of Australia’s teams is at Parliament House Canberra on  
Wednesday 27 May.

If you would like an invitation, please contact Thomasen at Australian  
Science Innovations at Thomasen.Leahy at asi.edu.au or 02 6125 7712.

The announcement will be celebrated with an address to the National  
Press Club by Ian Frazer at 12.30 that day.

Ian is the inventor of Gardasil (the anti cervical cancer drug),  
winner of the Prime Minister’s Prize for Science in 2008, and  
Australian of the Year in 2006; and is a very entertaining speaker.

He is currently working on a vaccine for skin cancer.

You can buy tickets from the NPC: http://www.npc.org.au/upcomingSpeakers.html

Or watch him on TV - his talk will be broadcast live by ABC from 12.30  

Toss Gascoigne

  Mr Toss Gascoigne
  Executive Director
  Australian Science Innovations
  Box 7251 Canberra Mail Centre ACT 2610
  P.  (02) 6125 9647
  M.  0408 704 442
  F.  (02) 6125 9646

  In partnership, ASI delivers the Australian Science Olympiads, Rio  
Tinto Big Science and LABLINKS.

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