Science Week at the Cathedral – 2017

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St Paul’s Cathedral, 209 Flinders Lane, Melbourne Vic.

2017 National Science Week Theme – FUTURE EARTH


Time: 10.00-11.45am

Date: Wednesday 16 August

Venue: St Paul’s Cathedral, Melbourne

The Q/A Panel

  • Professor Peter Rayner, the School of Earth Sciences
  • Professor Brendan Gleeson, the School of Urban Studies
  • Professor Lesley Head from the School of Geography,
  • Associate Professor Grant Blashki, the Nossal Institute of Global Health,
  • Anita Talberg, PhD student Australian-German Climate and Energy College,

all from The University of Melbourne, and,

  • Bishop Mark Edwards, an auxiliary bishop from the Catholic Diocese of Melbourne who has a doctorate in the philosophy of time.

The Panel is again chaired by Mr Tim Thwaites, science writer and broadcaster.

The Q/A will be streamed live.  Schools will be invited to stand and identify themselves.

Students attending should bring questions or preferably send them in advance to

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