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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 2018.
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Join leading academics Lisa Bero, Stephen Simpson and Catriona Bonfiglioli to unravel the role of Truth Decay on the obesity epidemic and share insights into how to navigate health in a post-truth world

Upcoming events

Fighting Truth Decay: how to navigate health in a post-truth world

  • Wednesday 10 October,  6 – 7.30pm
  • On the eve of World Obesity Day, join us to unravel the role of corporate interests in influencing public perception of science, particularly health research. Book now.

Is art more truthful than science?

  • Tuesday 16 October, 8.15 – 9.15pm
  • Australian dramatist Alana Valentine, cosmologist Geraint Lewis, poet Tricia Dearborn and physicist Zdenka Kuncic explore some home truths as they face off for a lively debate about the authenticity of art and science. Book now.

Building Food Utopias: Voice, Power and Agency

  • Wednesday 17 October, 6 - 7:30pm 
  • A panel, featuring international expert Eric Holt-Gimenez, explore how social movements across the globe are transforming systems for food and farming sustainability. Booked out.

Let's talk about shame and blame in obesity

  • Thursday 29 November, 6.30 – 8pm
  • Our expert panel of Professor Stephen Simpson, Emily Maguire and Louise Stone sets the record straight on the causes of obesity, and explains why the finger of blame should not be pointed at the individual. 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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