[ASC-list] From Slime to Dinosaurs: National Science Week Show at Monash Science Centre

James Hutson james.hutson at gmail.com
Wed Aug 11 23:22:36 UTC 2010


*Posted on behalf of Brains Matter*

The Brains Matter Podcast and the Monash Science Centre have joined
forces to bring to the public a special National Science Week event on
Sunday the 15th of August.

PhD student Corin Storkey will give a presentation on the Chocolate,
brazil nuts, antioxidants and the fight against free radicals - you
may know Corin from television’s “Beauty and the Geek Australia”.

Clive Weeks will be providing live music for a great atmosphere

Internationally renowned palaeontologist Professor Patricia
Vickers-Rich will then be interviewed by the OG from Brains Matter.
Join the live audience to ask questions, win prizes and enjoy a
wonderful and lively discussion.

This exciting event is followed by “Lunch with the Palaeontologists”
in which you will have to opportunity to informally discuss palaeo
research, dig sites, field trips and more.

11:00 am Centre Opens. Screening of Monash University Science
Communication Documentaries.
11.30 am Corin Storkey - Chocolate, brazil nuts, antioxidants and the
fight against free radicals
12:00 pm Podcast Interview with Patricia Vickers-Rich
1:00 pm Lunch with the Palaeontologists
3:00 pm Centre closes.

Throughout the day visitors will be able to explore the exhibitions
and children will be able to participate in hands-on activities.

Bookings for The Lunch are essential and will cost between $12-14 per head.

The event will be held in the main hall at Monash Science Centre,
Building 74, Normanby Rd, Monash University, Clayton Campus, VIC 3800.

Contact (03) 9905 1370 via phone, or email msc at sci.monash.edu.au

Full details here:
http://www.brainsmatter.com/?p=283
or here:
http://www.sciencecentre.monash.edu.au/natsciwk.html



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