[ASC-list] Vic events - spectacular demonstrations and food chemistry

Mick Moylan mmoylan at unimelb.edu.au
Fri Sep 9 00:32:58 UTC 2011


There's a couple of great things coming up in Melbourne that you want to come to.


Spectacular Demonstrations – Just Add Water public lecture
If you ever perform chemistry demonstrations, or like to watch them performed, then you need to come and see Peter Wothers. He is Director of Studies at St Catharine's College, Cambridge University, and he will be performing some of The Most Amazing demonstrations at The University of Melbourne.

Public Lecture
Thursday 22 September, 5-6 pm

If you can't attend that, there is some space in these school sessions if you're happy to quietly sit up the front
Tuesday, 20 September, 10-11, repeated 1:30-2:30
Thursday 22 September 11:30-12:30

All are in the Masson Theatre, Chemistry Building, University of Melbourne, which is #153 at H17 on the Parkville Campus map at

Dr Wothers will be in Canberra next week and Woolongong the week afterwards, details at


Some Chemistry on your plate
Food Science day at NMIT, Epping Campus

With 4 vineyards, a commercial and teaching winery, expertise in meat processing and a fully functioning organoleptic laboratory for wine tasting, NMIT is an Australian leader in food science and industry training. Come and meet experts in the applied sciences of winemaking, wine tasting, meat processing and cooking, with plenty of opportunities for sampling their finest produce – grown at NMIT’s working farms and processed by NMIT staff and students.

BBQ science (with a BBQ lunch)
Wine tasting (with added wine science)
Meat processing tour or green skills centre tour
Visit the NMIT vineyard and farm

NMIT Epping Campus
Building L
Cnr Cooper St & Dalton Rd, Epping VIC 3076
(map at www.nmit.edu.au/campuses/epping/<http://www.nmit.edu.au/campuses/epping/>)

10:30 – 6pm
The $50 for RACI members and $55 for non-members.

For bookings, go to


For both events, email mmoylan at unimelb.edu.au for more information.


Mick Moylan.


Mick Moylan
Chemistry Outreach Fellow
School of Chemistry
University of Melbourne, VIC, 3010.
+ 61 (0)3 8344 6465
mmoylan at unimelb.edu.au
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