SCIENCE AT THE SHINE DOME canberra 1 3 May 2002
The Australian Academy of Science offered a special program for teachers in conjunction with Science at the Shine Dome. Each State and Territory Catholic, Independent and State education authority was invited to send one representative. In addition, secondary science teachers were invited to apply for the Australian Academy of Science Awards, and all Victorian science teachers were invited to apply for the Department of Education, Employment and Training Science in Schools Awards.
|Wednesday 1 May
New Fellows seminar
|9.30am-4.00pm||New Fellows seminar
17 new Academy Fellows presented 10-minute talks about their research.
Short presentations were made by young researchers.
|Thursday 2 May
Awards and admission of new Fellows
Admission of Fellows, the Flinders Lecture and presentations by awardees.
Presentations were made by teachers who won the Australian Academy of Science Awards and the Victorian Department of Education, Employment and Training Science in Schools Awards.
|7.00 for 7.30pm||Annual
Teachers were seated amongst Fellows and young researchers. The after dinner speaker was The Hon Dr Brendan Nelson MP, Minister for Education, Science and Training.
|Friday 3 May
Transition to sustainability
|8.30am-3.40pm||Public symposium: Transition to sustainability
This symposium covered the social, environmental and economic aspects of sustainability.