[ASC-list] World-Wide Day in Science -- reminder

William Rifkin willrifkin at unsw.edu.au
Thu Apr 15 00:48:08 UTC 2010


WORLD-WIDE DAY IN SCIENCE is fast approaching … 21 April 2010.
10 minutes from a scientist or science-based professional you know
The high point of their 21 April.
Plus what got them interested in science in the first place.
www.dayinscience.unsw.edu.au<http://www.dayinscience.unsw.edu.au>

WHY BOTHER?
Consider the audience, the reach into high schools, the esteemed company.  Thousands of website hits each month.
Multiple hits from the Australian Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet, workshops with high school teachers by the NSW Department of Education and Training, and inquiries from Africa, the Middle East, Japan, ...

PARTICIPANTS & INSTITUTIONS
Barry Marshall, Peter Doherty, Fiona Wood, Brian Gaenssler, Terence Tao
Staff from –
Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, LPNHE-Paris, Fermilab,
Snowy Hydro, The Weather Channel, Department of Agriculture - Falkland Islands,
Ecole Polytechnic, Cambridge Enterprise Pty Ltd, Gene Technology Information Service, SymbioticA Pty Ltd, iThemba LABS,
Sydney Water Board, Picnic Point High School, Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute, Department of Juvenile Justice - NSW
Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Pfizer, Friends of the Earth, Bahrain Petroleum Company, United Arab Emirates University, Ceylon Tobacco Company, Civil Aviation Authority - Arabian Gulf
Taronga Zoo, Australian Science Media Centre, Leukemia Foundation - Brisbane, National Youth Science Forum, CSIRO,
British High Commission, Discovery Channel, Luna Media,
Edinburgh University, U of the Republic of Uruguay, U of Queensland, Deakin University, U of New England, Pompeu Fabra U, TV Catalonia, U of Barcelona, and - of course - UNSW.

Will

William D. Rifkin, PhD
Director, Science Communication Program
Faculty of Science, BSB-BABS
UNSW, Sydney, NSW  2052  AUSTRALIA

willrifkin at unsw.edu.au<mailto:willrifkin at unsw.edu.au>
+61 2 9385 2748
+61 2 9385 1530 fax

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