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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: Understanding the political framework for research

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When: Thursday 11 September 2014
Time: 12:30pm to 2:00pm - ACST
Location: RiAus (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. This event will take in one of the important but sometimes overlooked parts of advancing a research ... Read More »

2014 Science Inspiration: Professor Tanya Monro

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When: Multiple sessions on Wednesday 17 September 2014
Location: RiAus (55 Exchange Place Adelaide SA)
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Professor Tanya Monro is a literal ‘bright spark’ in Australian science, driving exciting research into photonics - the science of light. As a young teenager, Tanya thought her future would be in music, before being turned onto physics by a high school science teacher. As the 2014 Science Inspiration, Tanya ... Read More »

Mercury Rising: Extreme Bushfires

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When: Multiple sessions on Tuesday 23 September 2014
Location: riaus.org.au/livestreaming, RiAus (55 Exchange Place Adelaide SA)
Bushfires in Australia are a fact of life. In this unique event we examine bushfires and find out some of the extreme factors that go into making them so dangerous. From the weather conditions and its effect on fuel availability, to the extreme and unexpected ways fires move through an ... Read More »

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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
Bookings have closed for this event.
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. What are you doing here? Head ... Read More »

PDplus: Photonics

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When: Tuesday 5 August 2014
Time: 3:45pm to 4:30pm - ACST
Location: riaus.org.au/livestreaming, The Science Exchange (55 Exchange Place Adelaide SA)
Bookings have closed for this event.
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 »

ECR Network: ECR Grant Writing Workshop

Event Information:
When: Thursday 24 July 2014
Time: 5:00pm to 8:00pm - ACST
Location: RiAus (55 Exchange Place Adelaide SA)
Bookings have closed for this event.
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 returned for this year’s Grant Writing Workshop. ... Read More »

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