Events and outreach—November 2017

November 09, 2017

Australia’s role in looking for life on Mars

In the final fascinating event of this year's Canberra speaker series, the Deputy Director of UNSW’s Australian Centre for Astrobiology, Dr Carol Oliver, will explain how Australia is involved in the search for life on Mars. 

5 December at the Shine Dome, Canberra

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Patterned render of Australia made up of blue and green dots
Brains at the Dome is in Canberra on 7 December

Brains at the Dome

This one-day program will feature presentations and a panel discussion with senior representatives of the brain science programs in Europe, the US, China, Japan, Korea and Israel, along with Australian brain scientists and representatives of Australian and international neurotechnology companies, and industry groups. 

7 December at the Shine Dome, Canberra

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David Craig Medal lectures

Professor David St Clair Black AO FAA is the recipient of the 2017 David Craig Medal and Lecture and will be presenting lectures on molecular design and synthesis in Sydney, Adelaide, Hobart and Brisbane between November and March.

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Selby Travelling Fellowship

Recipient of the 2017 Selby Travelling Fellowship, Professor Xi-Cheng Zhang, is presenting two lectures in three locations in December. The first is Next rays? T-rays! in Melbourne and Adelaide, and the second topic of Puzzle of Terahertz wave emission from liquid water with ultrafast laser pulses will be delivered in Wollongong.

Frew Fellowship Lectures

During November and December, Professor Albert Polman is delivering the 2017 Frew Lecture at the Australia New Zealand Conference on Optics and Photonics in New Zealand, as well as lectures on light management in photovoltaic materials in Melbourne, Sydney and Canberra. 

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