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10 March 2016
Dawn of the Human Age: Are we the authors of our own destruction?
10 March 2016

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Mankind is a master of invention. For millennia, we’ve reshaped the land, dammed the waters, and conjured towering meccas of civilization. We’ve overcome the limits of Nature, reimagining the World...

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11 March 2016
Under the Microscope with Richard Fidler
Conservatorium Theatre, Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University
11 March 2016

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It’s time to bring scientists out from behind their microscopes, fold up their lab coats, and put them under OUR microscope in this evening of story-telling. Share both poignant and...

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12 March 2016
Madness Redefined: Creativity, Intelligence and the Dark Side of the Mind
12 March 2016

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Virginia Woolf, John Keats, Emily Dickinson, Edgar Allen Poe—teetering on the thin line between madness and genius, they contributed to the world some of the greatest works of literature at...

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12 March 2016
Science & Story: Getting it Write
slq Auditorium 1, State Library of Queensland
12 March 2016

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From literature to reporting, writing about science makes for a compelling narrative, but what happens when changing technology changes the conversation about science?  In a world of always-on internet and...

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13 March 2016
Alien Life: Will we know it when we find it?
13 March 2016

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Are we alone in the universe? Scientists haven’t found aliens yet, but by scanning the sky they’ve shown that our galaxy harbors billions of planets, many of which may have...