For the Love of Science

In the era of ‘alternative facts’ the need for scientists to share what they learn with others has never been more important. To find out how well actual facts are being shared from the source, the Science Nation is going to quiz a panel of scientists and their partners to find out just how much information is transmitted. Join the Science Nation in May for some fun and to learn a thing or two as we put love and science to the test.

Test

24 May – Brisbane

Putting their reputation and relationships on the line in Brisbane are: mathematician, cryptographer, trainer of mathletes, and Eurovision aficionado Prof Ben Burton; podiatry academic, bunion expert, and mother of two little rugrats Dr Sheree Hurn; theoretical physicist, bike enthusiast, and collector of low cost art A/Prof Tom Stace; and their brave partners.

Brisbane 3

  • Time: 7:30-9pm (doors open at 7pm), 24 May 2017.
  • Venue: The Edge, State Library of Queensland, South Brisbane.
  • Tickets: $10 online, $15 at the door (cash only).
  • Calendar: Add Brisbane’s event to your Facebook calendar.

31 May – Adelaide

Putting their reputation and relationships on the line in Adelaide are: bioinformatician, data scientist and beer connoisseur Dr Jimmy Breen; metaboloepigeneticist and comic Dr Hannah Brown; botanist, molecular biologist, avid gardener, and fruit thief Prof Rachel Burton; neuroscientist and adventure seeker Dr Lyndsey Collins-Praino; and their brave partners.

Adelaide 4

  • Time: 6-7:30pm (doors and bar open at 5:30pm), 31 May 2017.
  • Venue: RiAusThe Science Exchange, Adelaide.
  • Tickets: $10 online, $15 at the door (cash only).
  • Calendar: Add Adelaide’s event to your Facebook calendar.
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