National Science Week at MSI

Come and be a part of MSI’s activities at National Science week!

National Science Week (10-18 August 2019) is Australia’s annual celebration of science and technology and thousands of individuals – from students, to scientists to chefs and musicians – get involved, taking part in more than 1000 science events across the nation. It provides an opportunity to acknowledge the contributions of Australian scientists’ to the world of knowledge. It also aims to encourage an interest in science pursuits among the general public, and to encourage younger people to become fascinated by the world we live in.

MSI will be participating in two activities:

InterACTive Science

Date: Saturday 10th August
Time: 1 - 5pm
Location: 15 Gordon Street, North Science Road, Acton, ACT, 2601

InterACTive Science will run from 1-5pm and is a family-friendly event featuring weird and wonderful public talks, hands-on activities, live performers, exciting stalls, food trucks and more with plenty of science action available to all ages during the day.

Matthew Hole will be explaining trigonometry with spaghetti and marshmallows, Uri Onn will be demonstrating the maths behind domino tiles and Kate Turner will be playing Quadrum.

Research and Internships Market Day

Date: Friday 16th August
Time: 11am-2pm
Location: STB1 and 2 (TBC)

The market day will run with the format of several stalls where students can walk around and speak with representatives about opportunities for undergraduate research projects from different research schools within the Joint Colleges of Science.

There are still places left if you would like to participate. Register here!

We are looking forward to seeing you there.