[ASC-media] Ultimo Science Festival
JesseS at PHM.GOV.AU
Tue Aug 1 08:30:35 CEST 2006
I'm posting this promo to both ASC lists. I'm hoping that many of you come to some of the wide range of Ultimo Science Festival events (check out the website) and give us some feedback about what we've put together. It might even generate a discussion thread about types of National Science Week events. I'll be posting a string of media releases to the ASC media list and more general blurbs to this list.
If you are in Sydney you have the opportunity to not only read but to experience some of the stuff in the upcoming issue of Cosmos as part of the Ultimo Science Festival - www.ultimosciencefestival.com
SCIENCE ON TAP presents MARIJUANA with WILSON DA SILVA - the myths, misconceptions and cold hard truth
Venue: UTS Union - Glasshouse Bar, Off Broadway (just West of corner of Harris Street and Broadway), Ultimo
Date: Wed 16 August
What: A lively discussion with experts over a wine or beer about the good, bad and ugly of the Evil Weed.
SPACE AND SPIRIT: Why Science and Religion Together are Driving us Crazy, with Margaret Wertheim
Venue: Outdoor Café, Powerhouse Museum, Harris St, Ultimo
Date: Thu 17 August
What: Australian-born, US based science commentator Margaret Wertheim (who has written the termite article) in Conversation with ABC's Dr Paul Willis, exploring the relationship between science and religion.
Speed Meet and Greet Scientists
Venue: Main Foyer, ABC Centre, 700 Harris Street, Ultimo
Date: Sat 19 August
Cost: check back here soon
Bookings: Essential, check the website soon for more info
What: Meet and talk with a bunch of real live scientists, including the Bright Sparks, at this Speed Dating cocktail party.
There is heaps more on so why not check out the website for more information www.ultimosciencefestival.com
Dr Jesse Shore
Senior curator, Sciences
PO Box K346
Haymarket, NSW 1238
Tel: +61 (0)2 9217 0176
Fax: +61 (0)2 9217 0355
email: jesses at phm.gov.au
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