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Add to Calendar 12/04/2022 5:30 PM 12/04/2022 7:00 PM Australia/Sydney Surprising science: Prawns and pipes

What do prawns and pipes have in common? How could one inspire the other? To find out and for an intriguing look at prawns and pipes, join us at the second event in Surprising Science: borrowed ideas leading to unimagined consequences.

Speakers: Dr Ha Truong (CSIRO) and Dr James Gong (Deakin University)

Dr Ha Truong is an Aquaculture Nutritionist at CSIRO, with expertise in diet and ingredient evaluation, nutrient utilisation, and digestive physiology of prawns. Through collaborations with industry and academia, her research aims to improve the sustainability and viability of Australian aquaculture through improved diet formulation and feeding strategies.

Dr Jinzhe (James) Gong is passionate about solving pressing issues in the water industry through innovation and collaboration. His key research interests and expertise include Smart Water Network design and data analytics, leak and burst management in water distribution systems, and condition assessment of civil infrastructure. James is currently a Senior Lecturer of Water Engineering at Deakin University.

Date: Tuesday 12 April 2022
Time: 5.30pm start in person at the Shine Dome, 6.00pm start online
Cost: $15.00 in person, free online

This event is part of the annual speaker series which will delve into how discoveries from our everyday lives inspired scientific solutions in ways you could not imagine. From carnivorous plants to whale blowholes and even spider webs, the world around us has inspired solutions to problems of all kinds. Join researchers, innovators, industry experts, social scientists and more to be surprised by science in 2022! For more information about the other events in the series,

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Contact Information

events@science.org.au

5:30 PM April 12 - 7:00 PM April 12, 2022

Surprising science: Prawns and pipes

What do prawns and pipes have in common? How could one inspire the other? To find out and for an intriguing look at prawns and pipes, join us at the second event in Surprising Science: borrowed ideas leading to unimagined consequences.

Speakers: Dr Ha Truong (CSIRO) and Dr James Gong (Deakin University)

Dr Ha Truong is an Aquaculture Nutritionist at CSIRO, with expertise in diet and ingredient evaluation, nutrient utilisation, and digestive physiology of prawns. Through collaborations with industry and academia, her research aims to improve the sustainability and viability of Australian aquaculture through improved diet formulation and feeding strategies.

Dr Jinzhe (James) Gong is passionate about solving pressing issues in the water industry through innovation and collaboration. His key research interests and expertise include Smart Water Network design and data analytics, leak and burst management in water distribution systems, and condition assessment of civil infrastructure. James is currently a Senior Lecturer of Water Engineering at Deakin University.

Date: Tuesday 12 April 2022
Time: 5.30pm start in person at the Shine Dome, 6.00pm start online
Cost: $15.00 in person, free online

This event is part of the annual speaker series which will delve into how discoveries from our everyday lives inspired scientific solutions in ways you could not imagine. From carnivorous plants to whale blowholes and even spider webs, the world around us has inspired solutions to problems of all kinds. Join researchers, innovators, industry experts, social scientists and more to be surprised by science in 2022! For more information about the other events in the series, visit the series webpage

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