Changing Lives with Science

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

19 Feb 2019 to 10 Dec 2019

The 2019 Canberra Speaker Series held across the year at the iconic Shine Dome.

Throughout this series listen to remarkable science stories that haven’t yet been told. Stories of innovation, research, breakthroughs, and how science is solving the big challenges of our time.

Tuesday 19th February – Prosthetics & Medical Implants
Eliza Ault-Connell & A/Prof Kate Fox

Tuesday 16th April – Sensors & Electronic Skin
A/Prof Madhu Bhaskaran & Cameron van den Dungen

Tuesday 18th June – Artificial Intelligence & Virtual Reality
D/Prof Mary-Anne Williams & Dr Naseem Ahmadpour

Tuesday 13th August – Cochlear Implants
Prof Jennie Brand-Miller & Dr Belinda Barnet

Tuesday 15th October – Farming & Agriculture
Dr Laura Boykin & Dr Cheryl McCarthy

Tuesday 10th December – Transport & the Built Environment
Dr Danielle Moreau & second speaker to be confirmed


Carpark Conference/Convention Facilities Disabled access available Free Wifi Non Smoking Public Toilet


From AU$15.00

Series Pass available until 1 February 2019 for $75.00.

All tickets include refreshments.

Event Times

19 Feb 2019 to 10 Dec 2019

Monthly Event


The Shine Dome

15 Gordon Street, Acton, 2601

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