[ASC-list] Perth Event (free): Scitech Profs and Pints

Jessie Roxby jessie.roxby at scitech.org.au
Mon Jun 10 05:46:45 UTC 2013


Scitech Profs and Pints

Profs and Pints<http://www.scitech.org.au/featured/featured/profs-a-pints.html> has returned to tackle those current and controversial science topics that will have you buzzing with your beer.

Held at The Flying Scotsman's Velvet Lounge over four nights in June and July, leading scientists will take the people of Perth on a journey through contentious topics currently rousing debate in our society.

Doors and bar open at 5.30pm with the banter kicking off from 6-8pm.

Tuesday 11 June
TRICKY TECHS AND GENETIC THREATS
Does evil start from pure science?
Guest speaker: Professor Nigel Laing (WAIMR), Winthrop Professor Carmen Lawrence (UWA, past Premier of Western Australia).

Tuesday 25 June
FUNCTIONAL STUPIDITY
What are the consequences when we don't listen to science?
Guest speaker: Nobel Laureate Professor Barry Marshall, Professor Igor Bray.

Tuesday 9 July
FINAL FRONTIERS
Is science getting better at controlling the unknowns?
Guest speakers: Pete Wheeler (ICRAR) and Katrina Bukauskas (Engineers without Borders/ Evironmental engineer).

Tuesday 23 July
CENSORSHIP
What do we need protecting from?
Guest speakers: Craig Comrie (YACWA), Dr Nik Zepps (every committee ever), Melissa Nile (online, social engagement, media).

Make sure you follow us on facebook<https://www.facebook.com/events/489293734472600/?fref=ts> and twitter @ScitechWA #profsandpints to keep up-to-date with the latest developments.

This event is proudly supported by Ansto

Jessie Roxby
Functions and Events Coordinator
Scitech

My email: jessie.roxby at scitech.org.au<mailto:jessie.roxby at scitech.org.au>
My direct line: 9215 0848

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