It’s day six of Science Week’s nine-day week with 831 events and dozens of great stories and talent, including:
- Letting citizens loose in the lab: meet the local and international biohackers including New York’s Ellen Jorgensen, London’s JJ Hastings, and our own Meow-Meow Ludo, opening up biotech.
- Can science tell you how to be a good parent? Hear from the expert from ‘Kids on Speed’.
- From the Kakadu wetlands to the Murray-Darling, can art and science work together to explore and address our freshwater treasures and challenges?
- Can art be created by artificial intelligence?
Newcastle: RoboCup Junior: kid-controlled robots playing soccer, dancing, and coming to the rescue.
- Why did you do THAT? Psychologists and economists explain human irrationality.
- Will robots replace teachers? – with visiting Harvard physicist and educator Prof Eric Mazur.
Renmark, SA: Future farming with agri-robots – a look at automation in farming today and in 2022.
Busselton, WA: 50 years and 20,000 participants on what the Busselton Health Study has found.
- Who will win the $50K Premier’s Scientist of the Year Award: a public health researcher, a King’s Park plant legend, a geoscientist, or the microscope-in-a-needle scientist?
- Noisy students learn the science of sound – a loud lesson with musical and scientific equipment.
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