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RiAus is Australia’s unique national science hub, promoting public awareness and understanding of science. At RiAus we make science fun, inspiring and accessible for all Australians. We do this by producing online content, public events, and education and teacher support programs. RiAus helps people discover the wonders of science, inspiring a new generation to learn and appreciate the importance of science in their daily life.

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ECR Network: ECR Grant Writing Workshop

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When: Thursday 24 July 2014
Time: 5:00pm to 8:00pm - ACST
Location: The Science Exchange (55 Exchange Place Adelaide SA)
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The ECR Network program specific for Adelaide professional research scientists returns in 2014. This year we’re opening the eligibility to include not only early career researchers, but also late-stage PhD students and mid-career researchers. Tanya Monro (Director of IPAS, University of Adelaide) and colleagues return for this year’s Grant Writing Workshop. ... Read More »

PDplus: Photonics

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When: Tuesday 5 August 2014
Time: 3:45pm to 4:30pm - ACST
Location: The Science Exchange (55 Exchange Place Adelaide SA), riaus.org.au/livestreaming
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Photonics, the science of light, generates, detects and controls photons, harnessing the power of light energy. We can thank photonics for our flat-panel computers, HDTVs, smart phone displays, fast tele-communications lines, and even laser surgery. Imagine the looming benefits of personalised medicine, where photonics is used to analyse your genetics and ... Read More »

The birds and the bees are just the beginning…

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When: Tuesday 19 August 2014
Time: 1:30pm to 3:00pm - ACST
Location: riaus.org.au/livestreaming
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Join biologist and TV host Dr Carin Bondar (Canada) to explore evolutionary science and the often weird world of animal reproduction. Along with talking about the science of animal reproduction, Carin will talk about how she became a TV presenter, YouTube and social media star. Dr Carin Bondar is an online ... Read More »

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PDplus: Crystallography

Event Information:
When: Wednesday 25 June 2014
Time: 3:45pm to 4:30pm - ACST
Location: riaus.org.au/livestreaming
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2014 is the UNESCO International Year of Crystallography, celebrating 100 years since X-ray diffraction allowed scientists to study the detailed structure of crystalline materials. Now crystallography is used in practically all science disciplines, from geologists analysing and dating meteorites to chemists synthesising brand new drugs to fight disease. Advanced technology, ... Read More »

RiAus Members’ Event: In Shackleton’s Footsteps

Event Information:
When: Wednesday 18 June 2014
Time: 6:00pm to 7:30pm - ACST
Location: riaus.org.au/livestreaming, The Science Exchange (55 Exchange Place Adelaide SA)

RiAus Director, Dr Paul Willis, recently travelled to Antarctica with Aurora Expeditions to recount the historic journey of Sir Ernest Shackleton. In this fascinating talk, Paul shares his journey through photographs that show the dramatic landscapes and abundant wildlife that embody the Antarctic Peninsula and South Georgia.

Watch the recording here:

http://youtu.be/cyR3CHsAuZE

PDplus: Organ and tissue donation, the gift of life

Event Information:
When: Wednesday 4 June 2014
Time: 5:30pm to 7:30pm - ACST
Location: The Science Exchange (55 Exchange Place Adelaide SA)
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Organ and tissue donation saves lives. One donor can transform the lives of up to 10 people and significantly improve the lives of many more, and in Australia there are around 1500 people on organ transplant waiting lists at any one time. This free teacher professional learning event on organ and ... Read More »

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