[ASC-list] Market of the Mind - Melbourne Event

Carly.Siebentritt at csiro.au Carly.Siebentritt at csiro.au
Thu Aug 11 21:15:37 UTC 2011

Join us at Market of the Mind for some brain-buzzing science.
Friday 12 August, 5:30-9:00pm
QV Square marquee, corner Swanston and Lonsdale St, Melb

The cerebral, scientific and social collide tonight!

Figure out how your brain knows when you're hungry, have your perceptions altered and see if you can spot the pseudo-science. Brain themed cocktails, live music, speed-meet a neuroscientist, charlatans, magicians, circus performers - Market of the Mind has it all!

Featuring 'Cooking for Geeks' author Jeff Potter - straight from the USA - with why food tastes good, National Science Week guest Michael Cowley with how your brain controls body weight, the Honest Conman with some not-so-honest science and Great Big Science Gig singing to you of science the way nature didn't intend.

A sneak peak:

5:45pm Teacup tumble - circus and science in one shot!

6:00pm Speed meet a neuroscientist

6:45pm Michael Cowley 'How your Brain controls body weight'

7:15pm Jeff Potter - Food Geek explains why not everyone likes olives

7:45pm Teacup tumble - circus and science in one shot!

8:00pm  The Bad Science show

8:30pm Great Big Science Gig

Plus hands-on experiments for adults throughout the night.

FREE event, no bookings required, recommended for ages 15+

This is a City Science event brought to you by National Science Week.

Cheers, Carly

Carly Siebentritt
National Science Week Victorian Coordinating Committee
C\- CSIRO Education
PO Box 56
Highett, Vic 3190

P: +61 3 9252 6472
F: +61 3 9252 6256
E: carly.siebentritt at csiro.au<mailto:carly.siebentritt at csiro.au>


National Science Week 13-21 August 2011

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