[ASC-list] ADL, BNE & SYD Science Week events - Spot the Bull S...cience

Andrew Stephenson drastephenson at gmail.com
Mon Jul 18 03:08:02 UTC 2016


Spot the Bull S…cience

What do the moon landings, global warming and vaccination all have in
common? They’re conspiracies perpetuated by scientists, right? WRONG!

To celebrate National Science Week, and to demonstrate just how hard it is
to get scientists to believe BS (bad science), The Science Nation is
holding a contest of intelligence, interrogation and intimidation that sees
a lineup of scientists each trying to have their peers believe complete and
utter BS.

Come along and join the most enjoyable experiment in BS you’ll ever see. *Spot
the Bull S…cience* is 90 minutes of science & laughs that promises to be
fun for (almost) everyone.

Events will be held on the following dates and cities:
14 August – Brisbane

Brisbane’s participants include: passionate malaria researcher, career
development mentor and netball coach A/Prof Kathy Andrews; Venom Doc
<http://www.venomdoc.com/> Dr Bryan Grieg Fry; molecular scientist and
crystalcake aficionado Prof Jenny Martin; roboticist and breakfast toast
obsessive Prof Jonathan Roberts; and physicist Prof Andrew White.

[image: Brisbane 5]

   - Time: 4-5:30 pm (doors open at 3:30pm), 14 August 2016.
   - Venue: The Edge
   <http://www.vision6.com.au/download/files/23336/1693706/SLQ-Maps-brochure.pdf>
   , State Library of Queensland <http://www.slq.qld.gov.au/>, South
   Brisbane.
   - Tickets: $10 online <https://trybooking.com/LNDO>, $15 at the door
   (cash only).
   - Calendar: Don't forget by adding Brisbane's
   <https://www.facebook.com/events/1622691814710524/> event to your
   Facebook calendar.

17 August – Adelaide

Adelaide’s participants include: metaboloepigeneticist and comic Dr Hannah
Brown; botanist and molecular biologist A/Prof Rachel Burton;
anthropologist and evolutionary scientist Prof Alan Cooper; physical
chemist and surface scientist Dr Andrew Stapleton; and paleontologist,
RiAus Director and train enthusiast Dr Paul Willis.

[image: Adelaide 5]

   - Time: 6:30-8pm (doors and bar open at 6pm), 17 August 2016.
   - Venue: RiAus <http://riaus.org.au/>, The Science Exchange
   <http://scienceexchange.com.au/>, Adelaide.
   - Tickets: $10 online <https://trybooking.com/LNDQ>, $15 at the door.
   - Calendar: Don't forget by adding Adelaide's
   <https://www.facebook.com/events/288462364835733/> event to your
   Facebook calendar.

21 August – Sydney

Sydney’s participants include: statistician and model(ler) Dr Craig
Anderson; national fencing champion and builder of bacterial motors Dr Matt
Baker; anthropologist, evolutionary scientist and science communicator
A/Prof Darren Curnoe; physicist, triathlete, bass player and beer
connoisseur A/Prof Adam Micolich; and chemist, science communicator and
host of *Up and Atom* Dr Alice Williamson.

[image: Sydney 5]

   - Time: 3:30-5pm (doors open at 3pm), 21 April 2016.
   - Venue: Sydney Powerhouse Museum
   <http://maas.museum/visit/powerhouse-museum/>, Ultimo, Sydney.
   - Tickets: $15 Adult/$10 MAAS Member
   <https://maas.museum/join-support/members/maas-members/>/$8 Concession
   online <https://trybooking.com/LHCC>. All tickets $20 at the door (cash
   only). Ticket includes Museum entry.
   - Calendar: Don't forget by adding Sydney's
   <https://www.facebook.com/events/305386929795860/> event to your
   Facebook calendar.

Please submit any questions via email <info at thesciencenation.com>.

*Spot the Bull S…cience* is proudly supported by the Australian Centre for
Robotic Vision <http://roboticvision.org/>,National Science Week
<http://www.scienceweek.net.au/>, and the Australian Centre of Excellence
for Mathematical and Statistical Frontiers <http://www.acems.org.au/>.

[image: Sponsors]

Sincerely

Dr Andrew Stephenson

Phone: +61 421 400 688 | Email: drastephenson at gmail.com

Web: www.thesciencenation.com | Facebook: Dr Andrew Stephenson
<https://www.facebook.com/drastephenson> | Twitter: @DrAStephenson
<https://twitter.com/DrAStephenson>
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