[ASC-list] Margaret Wertheim at Sydney Uni

Kali Madden office at asc.asn.au
Tue Mar 19 05:20:05 UTC 2013

Hi Ian,

Thanks so much for this, what a great way to share a talk summary :-)



On Tue, Mar 19, 2013 at 12:28 PM, Ian <ianw2 at exemail.com.au> wrote:

> Hi Kali, (and anyone else who's interested), re. your 14 March request
> (below):  I went to the Templeton Lecture last night at Sydney Uni.
> The talk started with an introduction on Charles Birch and his book "On
> purpose", and the Templeton Prize:  e.g.
> http://www.templetonprize.org/previouswinner.html
> Margaret included comments of her time at Sydney Uni and her career and
> then, (more or less), covered her 2009 TED talk on the maths and social
> aspects of the Coral Reef Project; which is available from
> http://www.ted.com/talks/margaret_wertheim_crochets_the_coral_reef.html
> The talk included comments on subsequent developments, and then had time
> for
> questions from the audience.
> FYI, Margaret and her sister are Directors of "The Institute for Figuring",
> see
> http://theiff.org/
> If your browser can't see the [ENTER THE SITE] link, wave your mouse
> pointer
> over the orange rectangle until it appears.
> I also found a much longer video of a talk in 2009 about the Institute in
> general, (and an interesting question time), at the Walker Art Centre, see
> http://www.walkerart.org/channel/2009/the-institute-for-figuring
> Ian
> -----Original Message-----
> From: kali.madden at gmail.com [mailto:kali.madden at gmail.com] On Behalf Of
> Kali
> Madden
> Sent: Thursday, 14 March 2013 4:53 PM
> To: Ian
> Cc: asc-list at lists.asc.asn.au
> Subject: Re: [ASC-list] Margaret Wertheim at Sydney Uni, Templeton Lecture,
> 18 March
> Dear ASC-list,  Is anybody planning on going to this Sydney Uni event on
> Monday and taking an audio recording with their iPhone/iPad/other device?
> http://sydney.edu.au/chast/upcoming_events/
> If yes, please share?  Cheers, Kali


Kali Madden

Executive Officer, Australian Science Communicators

& ASC Conference Director 2012, 2010

office at asc.asn.au
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