BRAIN FOOD BREAKFAST: Why The Facts Don’t Matter
22 March 2019 Festival Lab, South Bank

Age Recommendation

Ages 13+

Venue

Festival Lab, South Bank

Location

Cultural Forecourt, Melbourne Street, South Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Date

22 March 2019

Time

7:30am - 9:00am

Cost

Adult: $25 Concession: $20 Student: $20
Paul Willis
Moderator

Paul Willis

Moderator

Paul Willis

Paul Willis' life has centred around telling stories for science, which has seen him on television across the country with the ABC and acting as Director at the Royal Institution...

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Duan Biggs
Participant

Duan Biggs

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Duan Biggs

Duan Biggs works at the interface of science and conservation policy and practice. He focusses on developing partnerships amongst researchers, NGOs, governments, and the private sector to conduct science that...

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Peter Ellerton
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Peter Ellerton

Participant

Peter Ellerton

Peter Ellerton is the founding Director of the University of Queensland Critical Thinking Project (UQCTP) and a Lecturer in Critical Thinking. His research focuses on understanding and teaching critical thinking...

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Axel Bruns
Participant

Axel Bruns

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Axel Bruns

Axel Bruns is a Professor in the Digital Media Research Centre at Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane, Australia. He is the author of Gatewatching and News Curation: Journalism, Social...

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Summary

How do we perceive facts in a world where fake news is a daily trend and frequent political football? Let’s take an educated look at how photographs, public opinion and personal beliefs affect how humans evaluate a fact to decide what is real in our information-saturated age.

Ticket price includes a light breakfast.

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