Science glitterati share their Eureka moments at Australian Museum

Science glitterati share their Eureka moments at Australian Museum

By AG Employees

June six, 2023

Professor Veena Sahajwalla.
Image credit: Anna Kucera

Book a ticket currently for your subsequent Eureka moment at the Australian Museum!

Heralded as the ‘Oscars of Science’, the Australian Museum Eureka Prizes celebrate excellence in the fields of scientific study and engagement. In honour of these outstanding achievements, the Australian Museum, Sydney, is hosting the Eureka Talks Series.

You are invited to conversations with the winners, finalists and other science leaders at the Australian Museum on the second Saturday of just about every month, as they cover off developments, challenges and innovations in their specialist fields of climate, well being and science communication.

This fascinating month-to-month series will expand your know-how and spark your curiosity.

Waste Not, Want Not
Saturday ten June: 3pm–4pm

  • In the 1st Eureka Speak, join Dr Jackson Ryan, winner of the 2022 Australian Museum Eureka Prize for Science Journalism, and the 2022 New South Wales Australian of the Year and two-time Australian Museum Eureka Prize winner, Professor Veena Sahajwalla, as they go over the cutting-edge study revolutionising waste. Locate out extra right here.

Dr Jackson Ryan will go over revolutionising waste on ten June. Image credits: Courtesy Australian Museum

Zoonotic Illnesses – The Subsequent Pandemic?
Saturday eight July: 3pm–4pm

  • Discover the science behind the deadliest occasion of the 21st century. Australian Museum Eureka Prize-winning journalist, Olivia Willis, sits down with globe-major evolutionary biologist and virologist, Professor Eddie Holmes, and the Australian Museum’s Chief Scientist and Director of the Australian Museum Study Institute, Professor Kris Helgen, to go over what is becoming carried out to stop future zoonotic outbreaks. Locate out extra right here.

Professor Kris Helgen and Professor Eddie Holmes. Image credits: Courtesy Australian Museum

Science in the Age of Fake News
Saturday 12 August: 3pm–4pm

  • In the third Eureka Speak, dive into a believed-provoking discussion on the challenges of science communication in the age of fake news. Hosted by Australian Museum Eureka Prize founder, Robyn Williams AO, this panel discussion will discover how science and fiction can be separated and no matter if science is becoming weaponised. Panellists incorporate Australian Museum Eureka Prize finalist and Chief Scientist of the University of New South Wales’ AI Institute, Professor Toby Walsh, and Australian Museum Eureka Prize winning journalist, Dyani Lewis. Locate out extra right here.

Robyn Williams AO, Professor Toby Walsh, Dyani Lewis. Image credits: Courtesy Australian Museum

I’d Like to Thank the Australian Museum
Saturday 9 September

  • In the final speak of the series, hear from some of the 2023 Australian Museum Eureka Prizes winners and finalists. Uncover the revolutionary study honoured in this year’s awards, as major authorities sit down to go over their outstanding achievements and the future of science across their fields. The inspiring speakers will be announced right after the 2023 Australian Museum Eureka Prizes on Wednesday 23 August. Find out extra right here.

    Price: $28 Member Adult, $35 non-Member Adult, $31.50 Concession. Suggested for ages 14+

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