Wednesday, 14 October 2015

Yeah Science - October 2015

Oh, my word. The Yeah Sessions are back, and we’re returning to our roots with Yeah Science - a night of talks on all things sciency and evidency.

When - 6:30pm, October 28th (finishing up around 9:30, 10 ish)
Where - Upstairs at Yulli's, 417 Crown St, Surry Hills, Sydney
Updates: Twitter and Facey 

We’ve arranged a very talented mix of speakers to fill your noggin with science, and they’ve volunteering their time so make sure you come along and get your fill of weird, wonderful facts. On the night, we’ll hear from:

Dr Mel Thomson, a biomedical researcher, microbiologist, science communicator and lecturer at Deakin University - @DrMel_T

Image via Real Scientists
Ivy Shih, a PhD student at the Kirby Institute, UNSW, talking about giant viruses that are messing with the tree of life - @IvyHish

Dr Amanda Bauer, science communicator and expert astronomer, talking about the universe (make you check out her great blog) - @AstroPixie

Jade Fennell, engineer, volunteer and clean energy expert, talking about automation addiction and the outsourcing of common sense

Astrid Zeman, PhD student in machine learning and psychophysics, talking about visual illusions and human perception - @astrid_zeman

It's going to be a great night, so come along, support our speakers, buy some great beer from our generous hosts at Yulli's, and come and meet some friendly, happy science-lovin' people. It's going to be a good one - see you there, friends!

- Kim and Ketan