[ASC-media] New MacDonald has a drone (e-i-e-i-o); will robots replace teachers; and the science of parenting

Niall Byrne niall at scienceinpublic.com.au
Wed Aug 17 16:30:37 PDT 2016



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New MacDonald has a drone (e-i-e-i-o); will robots replace teachers; and the science of parenting





Dear ASCers,

It’s day six of Science Week’s nine-day week with 831 events and dozens of great stories and talent, including:

Sydney:

  *   [https://gallery.mailchimp.com/d83751047dc5a93e0049c04bf/images/3d33b4a2-41c6-42a5-a31e-276679a6bbe1.jpg] Letting citizens loose in the lab<http://scienceinpublic.us1.list-manage.com/track/click?u=d83751047dc5a93e0049c04bf&id=4a366b5fd4&e=a93b5a4da4>: meet the local and international biohackers including New York’s Ellen Jorgensen, London’s JJ Hastings, and our own Meow-Meow Ludo, opening up biotech.
  *   Can science tell you how to be a good parent?<http://scienceinpublic.us1.list-manage.com/track/click?u=d83751047dc5a93e0049c04bf&id=b9315836a3&e=a93b5a4da4> Hear from the expert from ‘Kids on Speed’.
  *   From the Kakadu wetlands to the Murray-Darling, can art and science work together to explore and address our freshwater treasures and challenges<http://scienceinpublic.us1.list-manage.com/track/click?u=d83751047dc5a93e0049c04bf&id=f2c10436ca&e=a93b5a4da4>?
  *   Can art be created by artificial intelligence?<http://scienceinpublic.us1.list-manage.com/track/click?u=d83751047dc5a93e0049c04bf&id=4355a32a24&e=a93b5a4da4>
Newcastle: RoboCup Junior: kid-controlled robots playing soccer, dancing, and coming to the rescue<http://scienceinpublic.us1.list-manage.com/track/click?u=d83751047dc5a93e0049c04bf&id=ce71678ceb&e=a93b5a4da4>.

Melbourne:

  *   Why did you do THAT? Psychologists and economists explain human irrationality<http://scienceinpublic.us1.list-manage.com/track/click?u=d83751047dc5a93e0049c04bf&id=7163a3c130&e=a93b5a4da4>.
  *   Will robots replace teachers?<http://scienceinpublic.us1.list-manage1.com/track/click?u=d83751047dc5a93e0049c04bf&id=d8442cb42f&e=a93b5a4da4> – with visiting Harvard physicist and educator Prof Eric Mazur.
[https://gallery.mailchimp.com/d83751047dc5a93e0049c04bf/images/da4e82b1-948d-4686-9c5c-132615b6ca87.jpg]Renmark, SA: Future farming with agri-robots<http://scienceinpublic.us1.list-manage.com/track/click?u=d83751047dc5a93e0049c04bf&id=92626dbe5c&e=a93b5a4da4> – a look at automation in farming today and in 2022.

Busselton, WA: 50 years and 20,000 participants on what the Busselton Health Study has found<http://scienceinpublic.us1.list-manage1.com/track/click?u=d83751047dc5a93e0049c04bf&id=1f0495b12c&e=a93b5a4da4>.

Perth:

  *   Who will win the $50K Premier’s Scientist of the Year Award<http://scienceinpublic.us1.list-manage1.com/track/click?u=d83751047dc5a93e0049c04bf&id=80ea82049b&e=a93b5a4da4>: a public health researcher, a King’s Park plant legend, a geoscientist, or the microscope-in-a-needle scientist?
  *   Noisy students learn the science of sound<http://scienceinpublic.us1.list-manage1.com/track/click?u=d83751047dc5a93e0049c04bf&id=65e143db56&e=a93b5a4da4> – a loud lesson with musical and scientific equipment.
[https://gallery.mailchimp.com/d83751047dc5a93e0049c04bf/images/70c405db-5bab-43d5-9743-3893a8595b0a.jpg]Canberra: Celluloid’s secrets<http://scienceinpublic.us1.list-manage.com/track/click?u=d83751047dc5a93e0049c04bf&id=3de56c63e1&e=a93b5a4da4> – the physics and chemistry of preserving our film history.

Brisbane: Science for foodies<http://scienceinpublic.us1.list-manage.com/track/click?u=d83751047dc5a93e0049c04bf&id=51c335531f&e=a93b5a4da4>, with beer, wine and chocolate.

For general Science Week media enquiries, contact Tanya Ha on tanya at scienceinpublic.com.au<mailto:tanya at scienceinpublic.com.au>, or Ellie Michaelides on ellie at scienceinpublic.com.au<mailto:ellie at scienceinpublic.com.au>, or call us on 03 9398 1416.

Kind regards,
Niall







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