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Prawns and Pipes - Surprising science: borrowed ideas leading to unimagined consequences

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What do prawns and pipes have in common? How could one inspire the other? To find out, join us at the second event in Surprising Science: borrowed ideas leading to unimagined consequences

Speakers: Dr Ha Truong (CSIRO) and Dr James Gong (Deakin University). 

Tickets available to attend in person at the iconic Shine Dome ($15), or to watch online (free). 

Refreshments at 5.30pm AEST, with the talks 6.00pm - 7.00pm AEST. 

This event is the second in the Australian Academy of Science annual speaker series, ‘Surprising science: borrowed ideas leading to unimagined consequences’, will uncover remarkable stories of breakthroughs, new technologies and unexpected outcomes—all born from scientific disciplines borrowing each other’s ideas. 

See how discoveries from our everyday lives inspired scientific solutions in ways you could not imagine. Join researchers, innovators, industry experts, social scientists and more to be surprised by science in 2022!

This series is convened by Professor Mahananda Dasgupta FAA (Australian National University) and Professor Drew Evans (University of South Australia). 

This series is supported by Hauberg & Co.

Please note: all guests attending events at the Shine Dome are required to be fully vaccinated or hold a valid exemption. Proof of vaccination may be requested upon entry to the building.

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