Dec 03, 2019
8:00am – 9:00am
Parliament House
6 Macquarie St
Sydney NSW 2000
COST Free

NSW Chief Scientist’s Science & Research Breakfast Seminar Series

The Science & Research Breakfast Seminar Series showcases excellence in research and development, which is generating economic, environmental, social and technological benefits for New South Wales. The six-part series will again feature some of the State’s best and brightest, and highlight its tremendous research strength across a diverse range of disciplines. Join Professor Geordie Williamson …

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Nov 12, 2019
6:00 – 7:30pm
SSB Lecture Theatre 200
Social Sciences Building
Science Rd
Camperdown, NSW 2006
COST Free

Sydney Ideas: Can calculus cure cancer?

Cancer is a complex disease which continues to cause the premature deaths of many people. Research by clinicians and experimental biologists has dramatically improved outcomes for many patients, but further improvements are needed. in this talk, Professor Helen Byrne will show how mathematical modelling is being used to understand how tumours grow and to predict …

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Nov 06, 2019
6:00 – 7:10pm
Messel Lecture Theatre
Sydney Nanoscience Hub
Physics Road
University of Sydney
COST Free

Dr Simon Marais Memorial Lecture

‘An intriguing journey in maths’ with Dr June Huh Dr June Huh is a rising star of the mathematical world. Thinking he had no talent for mathematics – he originally wanted to become a poet – but from this unconventional background, he has gone on to impress the mathematical world. Dr Huh will give the …

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Aug 15, 2019
6:00pm – 8:00pm
Powerhouse Museum
500 Harris St
Ultimo NSW 2007
COST $15, free podcast

ABC Science Live on Stage – Ockham’s Razor

Be enthralled as brilliant scientists tell stories of their cutting-edge work. Real science told by real scientists with no notes, no slides – just great stories. It’s all part of Ockham’s Razor – the ABC podcast for anyone with a compelling story of science. Expect a jam-packed evening of short talks to intrigue, excite and …

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Aug 07, 2019
12:30pm – 1:30pm
City Recital Hall
2 Angel Place
Sydney NSW 2000
COST Free

This Sounds like Science: Why Music is Maths

Why do guitars, flutes and voices sound different? How do we hear the different notes in a piece of music? Why does the sound of a whistle feel simpler than that of a violin? Most importantly, what does all of this have to do with the cover of Pink Floyd’s “The dark side of the …

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