Coming events—October to December

September 26, 2018


When we Age

In our fifth event in the popular Science of Us series, When we Age will explore the ageing of our brains and our bodies, with Professor Bronwyn Kingwell from Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute  and Professor Kaarin Anstey from UNSW Sydney and NeuRA.

Booking is recommended.

Date: 5.30 pm, 16 October
Venue: The Shine Dome, Gordon St, Acton

The International System of Units: A public lecture by Dr Barry Inglis

Dr Inglis is the pre-eminent global authority in overseeing the significant international research that has resulted in the history-making proposed revision of the International System of Units (SI) in May 2019. Dr Inglis will discuss the changing nature of measurement standards in addressing the needs of industry, the community, science and emerging technologies; the role of national metrology institutes such as the National Measurement Institute (NMI) in Australia; and the proposed redefinitions in detail and their expected impact.

This free event is delivered in partnership with the NMI. Booking is recommended.

Date: 5.30 pm, 18 October
Venue: The Shine Dome, Gordon St, Acton 

2018 Negative Emissions Conference

This conference aims to explore negative emissions technologies holistically from practicality, feasibility, and environmental and societal impact perspectives.

Date: 30–31 October
Venue: The Shine Dome, Gordon St, Acton

Registrations close 19 October


The Science of Sport: Women on and off the field

Date: 5.30–7.15 pm, 28 November
Venue: AAIM Park, Melbourne

This event is free, but bookings is essential.


Cooling Sydney Hack (a Theo Murphy Initiative)

Cooling Sydney Hack is a fast-paced and engaging full-day event that seeks to inspire and showcase solutions to address urban heat, and present strategies and actions to keep Sydney cool. Anyone interested in contributing to solutions to urban heat in the Sydney Basin is welcome.

Date: 12 December
Venue: Western Sydney University, Parramatta

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