[ASC-list] ASC-WA - "Marco Polo, Selenium, Myths and Reality"

Sarah Lau sarahl at scitech.org.au
Tue May 19 05:28:34 UTC 2009


Just a reminder that this talk is on tonight - there's still plenty of room if you would like to attend.

Thanks,
Sarah

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Australian Science Communicators WA Branch presents:

"Marco Polo, Selenium, Myths and Reality"
Professor Carl Schiesser
ARC Centre of Excellence for Free Radical Chemistry and Biotechnology

Join Professor Schiesser as he discusses his research and experience working with myths and realities, and the perception of free radicals amongst the community. Discover the latest science and research into the world of selenium and free radicals. Find out what Marco Polo has to do with the latest types of antihypertensives!

Professor Carl Schiesser is Professor of Chemistry in the School of Chemistry at the University of Melbourne and Director of the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Free Radical Chemistry and Biotechnology. He is a knowledgeable and dynamic speaker, utilising everyday examples and illustrations from popular culture to engage audiences and communicate his research.

His presentations are useful for those working in science education and communication, or anyone who wants to hear about interesting research and battling common misconceptions.

Suitable for: Upper high school students and above
Where: Lotterywest Science Theatre, Scitech, 1st Floor, City West, Sutherland St, West Perth
When: 19 May 2009
5.30pm for a 5.45pm start, followed by refreshments
Cost: Free, but RSVP required by 15 May to Sarah Lau - sarahl at scitech.org.au<mailto:sarahl at scitech.org.au>

Sarah Lau
Science Communicator
Scitech
My email: sarahl at scitech.org.au<mailto:sarahl at scitech.org.au>
My direct line: 08 9215 0845

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