National Science Week is here, and at Shirty Science we have been exploring the fantastic events that are happening across the country! Here is a list of events that showcases the brilliance of STEM and its potential to shape a better world. Plus there are 1,200+ more on the National Science Week website.
Innovate Communicate Workshop – Advancing the Future: Gender Equity in STEM Workshop
Tue 14th Aug
10:00am - 12:00pm AEST
Canberra Innovation Network
Society and the planet thrive when we have diverse and inclusive minds tackling scientific challenges. However, we recognize that the STEM field is not as equitable as it should be. Imagine the transformative impact we could achieve with gender equity in science! Join us for an inspiring workshop where you can share your wisdom, ideas, and experiences to be part of advancing the future of STEM.
exBEERimental Science – A Beer-Tasting, Science-Sipping Event
Thur 17th August
Prepare your taste buds for an extraordinary experiment as Range Brewing (QLD), Shambles Brewery (TAS), and Molly Rose (VIC) brew not one, but TWO experimental beers. What sets these brews apart is one key experimental difference. Be part of our live panel discussion on as we examine these exBEERimental creations under the microscope.
Learn more here
The Art of Science – A Captivating Exhibition
From 10th August
Step into the world of scientific art with "The Art of Science" exhibition, featuring creative and visionary researchers from the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research (WEHI). Witness captivating still and moving images that offer glimpses into the biomedical realm and its endeavors to solve complex medical challenges. This year, the moving images are accompanied by musical compositions by students from the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music at the University of Melbourne.
See online exhibtion here.
The Drag Experiment
Thur 17th August
7:00pm – 9:00pm AEST
Powerhouse Museum Sydney and Online
The Drag Experiment is the show of the year for drag lovers, science nerds, and all folks across the LGBTQIA+ and STEM spectra. Headlined by four phenomenal people who are scientists by day and drag performers by night. You’ll be dazzled with show stopping drag performances interwoven with scientific concepts and research and you get to vote to crown the ultimate drag scientist.
Friday 18th Aug 2023
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm AEST
Melbourne State Library Forecourt
12 incredible female experts in STEM that will share their amazing journeys and experiences in science on the steps of the Melbourne State Library.
And of course you cant forget our very own event
Shirty Science presents The Most Excellent Science Shirt
Tuesday 15th August
6:30pm – 7:30pm
At Shirty Science, we believe in the power of art to communicate science's beauty and complexity. These events are not just opportunities to explore the wonders of STEM but also chances to foster collaboration, celebrate diversity, and shape the future of science.
Let's come together to celebrate National Science Week and revel in the splendor of science, innovation, and creativity. Mark your calendars and immerse yourself in these awe-inspiring experiences. We can't wait to see you there!