STEM & Society: Women and Girls in Science

MC & Moderator:
Ms Natasha Mitchell
Science Journalist and Broadcaster
Professor Madhu Bhaskaran
Co-Chair, Women in STEMM Australia
Dr Marguerite Evans-Galea
Director, STEM Careers Strategy, Australian Academy for Technology & Engineering
Associate Professor Sophie Adams
Medical Director, Mental Health Division, Austin Health
Dr Isabelle Kingsley
Research Associate, Office of the Women in STEM Ambassador

Validation of Einstein’s General Relativity

In 1922, the path of a total solar eclipse crossed the central part of Australia, presenting the first opportunity to validate Eddington’s claims that Einstein’s Theory of General Relativity was a ‘representation of nature’.

Postponed: Conservation of the Northern Victorian Floodplains

Bringing together scientific and community knowledge on the costs and benefits of river floodplain restoration. *POSTPONED UNTIL 2023

Next-Generation Biocontrol of Invasive Vertebrate Pests

A one-day symposium, addressing the impact of invasive vertebrate species across Australia through application of new and emerging biological control strategies.

STEM & Society: Caring for the Rare

Victoria’s Zoos, Museums and Botanic Gardens are more than interesting places for people to visit - they are also engines of cutting-edge research and field work. Join us at the Parliament of Victoria to hear from our state’s botanists, zoologists and collection managers caring for the rare in the face of mounting challenges.