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22 March 2017
WATER TALKS: The Dirt on Water and Disease
The Edge Auditorium, State Library of Queensland
22 March 2017

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Every 90 seconds a child dies from a water-related disease. The statistics are horrifying. Despite ongoing improvements in global water access and sanitation, water-related diseases still affect more than 1.5...

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23 March 2017
WATER TALKS: Engineering the Solutions
The Edge Auditorium, State Library of Queensland
23 March 2017

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Designs for a water-wise future Engineered systems are critical in delivering clean and plentiful water to the world’s increasingly urbanised populations, including new ways of recycling waste water. Traditional approaches...

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24 March 2017
WATER TALKS: Other Worldly Water
The Edge Auditorium, State Library of Queensland
24 March 2017

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NASA’s recent announcements of surface water flows on Mars inspired hope for a human-friendly environment on the red planet. The search for water elsewhere in our universe has long fascinated...

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25 March 2017
SCIENCE AND STORY: The Semantics of Science
The Edge Auditorium, State Library of Queensland
25 March 2017

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Unpacking the tech talk and making science sexy is no easy task. Science is one of the most influential disciplines we have for understanding ourselves, the world around us and...

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25 March 2017
WATER TALKS: The Inconvenient Truth of Bottled Water
The Edge Auditorium, State Library of Queensland
25 March 2017

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It takes almost seven times more water to manufacture and transport a bottle of water than is in the bottle itself. As we watch the empty vessels of an ever-increasing...