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Science and technology

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Find out about our panels, forums, talks, lectures and more in the areas of science and technology coming up in 2019.
Monkol Lek

Join us to hear from our pioneering alumnus Monkol Lek talk about his research findings in genetics at Yale, which has both been personally life-changing and game-changing in the field. 

Pioneers: how Monkol Lek is taking on his own disease

  • Monday 20 May, 6 – 7.30pm
  • Sydney Ideas kicks off its exciting new 'Pioneers' series with the incredible story of Monkol Lek. When a rare medical condition struck Monkol in his early twenties, he took matters into his own hands and is turning the tide on the disease. Book now

How archaeology can help future proof against natural disasters

  • Wednesday 22 May, 6 – 7.30pm
  • Archaeology can help us understand how climate and environmental change in our recent and distant past shapes our future. Join us as we delve into the little-known world of environmental archaeology, during National Archaeology Week. Book now

Science podcasts

We record most of our events, so feel free to visit Soundcloud or iTunes and listen to them anytime. Below, you'll find a selection of popular science podcasts you might want to check out first.

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