Changing lives with science

Join us at the Shine Dome for the 2019 Canberra Speaker Series, Changing Lives with Science.

Throughout this series we will hear remarkable science stories that haven't yet been told. Stories of innovation, research, breakthroughs and how science is solving the big challenges of our time.

Series dates and topics

  • Tuesday 19th February—Prosthetics and Medical Implants
    • Eliza Ault-Connell, Meningococcal Australia
    • Associate Professor Kate Fox, RMIT University
  • Tuesday 16th April—Sensors and Electronic Skin
    • Associate Professor Madhu Bhaskaran, RMIT University
    • Cameron van den Dungen, Sleeptite
  • Tuesday 18th June—Artificial Intelligence and Virtual Reality
    • Distinguished Professor Mary-Anne Williams, UTS
    • Dr Naseem Ahmadpour, University of Sydney
  • Tuesday 13th August—Cochlear Implants
    • Professor Jennie Brand-Miller, University of Sydney
    • Professor Graeme Clark AC, University of Melbourne
  • Tuesday 15th October—Farming and Agriculture
    • Dr Laura Boykin, University of Western Australia
    • Dr Cheryl McCarthy, University of Southern Queensland
  • Tuesday 10th December—Transport and the Built Environment
    • Dr Danielle Moreau, UNSW Sydney
    • Second speaker TBC


The convenors

  • Professor Nanda Dasgupta
  • Professor Lisa Harvey-Smith
  • Professor Carola Vinuesa

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