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February 2018

Bronze Bragg Presentation and Free Public Lecture

Free

“Gravitational Wave Detection and the Birth of Multi Messenger Astronomy” Prof. David Ottaway, University of Adelaide   The existence of gravitational waves was first predicted by Albert Einstein as a direct consequence of his Theory of General Relativity. These waves were first directly detected on Earth a little more than 2 years ago. These waves were created by the collision between two black holes that occurred over a billion years ago. The significance of this detection was celebrated with the awarding…

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May 2018

Amazing atoms

May 14, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$6

Vortex fluidics in action Professor Colin Raston (Professor in Clean Technology, Flinders University)  @RastonLab The vortex fluidic device has remarkable applications in protein folding, targeted drug delivery, slicing carbon nanotubes, biodiesel production, and more, all under scalable continuous flow. You are what you eat: a pile of atoms Dr Nina Welti (Research Scientist, CSIRO) Do you wonder where your food comes from? How certain are we that we get what we buy? We can use naturally occurring isotopes along with innovative mapping…

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June 2018

8th Annual Conference for the Centre for NanoScale Science and Technology

June 14, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

June Thursday June 14   8th Annual Conference for the Centre for NanoScale Science and Technology Hosted at the Flinders @ Tonsley campus, full details and program will be released closer to the date

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September 2018

The Australian Conference on Science and Mathematics Education

September 28, 2018

The Australian Conference on Science and Mathematics Education (ACSME) will be held on Wednesday 26 September and Thursday 27 September 2018 at Flinders University in  Adelaide, South Australia. The Physics Discipline day is on Friday 28 September 2018 at Flinders University. Check this page for info and updates as they're released.

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October 2018

Engineering and Physical Sciences in Medicine Conference 2018

October 28, 2018 - October 31, 2018

In an era of multidisciplinary teams the blending of science, engineering and technology in medicine continues to drive innovation through diversity and creativity. Join us in Adelaide for the Engineering and Physical Sciences in Medicine 2018 Conference. In this exciting and comprehensive Scientific Program, international and local speakers will discuss a broad array of topics that embrace the theme of Science fusion: innovation through diversity. As in previous years, the EPSM conference will be preceded by a Summer School organised by…

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March 2019

The Most Amazing Planet in the Universe – An Astronomer’s Ode to Earth

March 13, 2019 @ 6:15 pm - 8:15 pm
Rob Roy Hotel, 106 Halifax Street
Adelaide, South Australia 5000 Australia
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Book your tickets at The Adelaide Fringe Festival website. Mind-blowing imagery, fascinating facts and captivating tunes combine in this spellbinding show. Described as Brian Cox meets Tim Minchin, showman and scientist Dr Phil Dooley weaves together an unforgettable night. We like to think we are special and we live on the only planet. But astronomers have recently discovered thousands of weird and wonderful planets orbiting other stars – there may be billions more. But Earth is still the most amazing planet…

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August 2019

Claire Corani Memorial Lecture

Free

A FREE PUBLIC LECTURE will be presented, in conjunction with the Women In Physics Group, by the Australian Institute of Physics (SA branch). It is the Claire Corani Memorial Lecture, being the South Australian lecture in the 2019 AIP Women in Physics Lecture Tour. Dr Helen Maynard-Casely (an Instrument Scientist at ANSTO) will talk on "How neutrons will save the world". Abstract: They are small, neutral and often in a spin, and so much more than 'just' part of the…

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September 2019

19th Australian Space Research Conference

September 30, 2019 @ 8:00 am - October 2, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

The 19th Australian Space Research Conference (ASRC), to be held at the Adelaide Convention Centre, South Australia. This will be the Thirteenth ASRC jointly sponsored and organised by the National Committee for Space and Radio Science (NCSRS) and the National Space Society of Australia (NSSA), with the support of the Mars Society of Australia (MSA). The 2019 conference will be held in conjunction with the South Australia Space Forum, convened by the South Australian Space Industry Centre. The ASRC is…

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October 2019

A Space Adventure

October 9, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The Braggs Lecture Theatre, The University of Adelaide, North Terrace
Adelaide, SA 5005 Australia
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Free

AIP Free Public lecture “A Space Adventure” By Dr Daniel Tani Abstract: Selected as an astronaut candidate by NASA in April 1996, Daniel Tani went on to spend 120 days living and working aboard the International Space Station. During his tour of duty aboard the station, he performed numerous robotic operations and logged a total of 34 hours and 59 minutes during five spacewalks. Come and hear about his amazing space adventure and what it is like to live and…

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February 2020

Bronze Bragg Presentation and Lecture

February 20, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The Braggs Lecture Theatre, The University of Adelaide, North Terrace
Adelaide, SA 5005 Australia
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Free

“A short history of the universe – as we understand it today” Professor Rachel Webster University of Melbourne Abstract: Most of the universe is made of Hydrogen; indeed, in the early universe, there were essentially no elements heavier than Hydrogen and Helium. During this talk Professor Webster will trace the history of the universe, using Hydrogen as the primary focus. She will explain the bits we understand and some of the key questions we are addressing today. The efforts of…

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