Ockham’s Razor: LIVE at the Royal Society of Victoria


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After a stellar event in 2018, ABC Science returns to the Royal Society for a special podcast recording event. Ockham’s Razor is the ABC’s soapbox for all things scientific: stories, insights, arguments or tributes – anything that can grip an audience by the ears for 10 straight minutes.

You’ll hear from a hand-picked roster of superb speakers plus the ABC’s own Natasha Mitchell. Expect a jam-packed evening of short talks that will intrigue, excite and inspire, including:

  • Collaboration and creativity with Artificial Intelligence — Professor Jon McCormack, Monash University
  • Post-menopausal nuns in the Vatican, global pharmaceuticals, and getting pregnant in the 21st century — Dr Kiri Beilby, Monash University
  • The future is fantastic with fungi — Dr Tien Huynh, RMIT University
  • Can animals save the planet? — Dr Jenny Gray, Zoos Victoria
    What’s in a (scientific) name? Everything, really — Dr Ken Walker, Museums Victoria
    Bringing the thylacine back from the dead — Professor Andrew Pask, University of Melbourne

You can listen to Ockham’s Razor now via RNiTunes or wherever you get your favourite podcasts.

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Date/Time
Date(s) - Wednesday 3 April, 2019
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Location
The Royal Society of Victoria