Surprising science: borrowed ideas leading to unimagined consequences

The Australian Academy of Science annual speaker series for 2022, ‘Surprising science: borrowed ideas leading to unimagined consequences’, will uncover remarkable stories of breakthroughs, new technologies and unexpected outcomes—all born from scientific disciplines borrowing each other’s ideas. 

See how discoveries from our everyday lives inspired scientific solutions in ways you could not imagine. 

Join researchers, innovators, industry experts, social scientists and more to be surprised by science in 2022!

The dates for the six events are:

Tickets for individual events are also available via each of the event pages. Both in-person ($15) and online (free) tickets are available for all events.

Series convenors

Professor Mahananda Dasgupta FAA, Australian National University
Professor Drew Evans, University of South Australia

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