2014 Kenneth Myer Lecture with Professor Brian Schmidt AO

29 July 2014, 6pm-8pm
Theatre, Lower Ground 1


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2014 Kenneth Myer Lecture

Science and Society: Exploring the Role of Research in Australian Lives to be delivered by Professor Brian Schmidt AC

Join Nobel Prize recipient Professor Brian Schmidt AC as he discusses how science permeates Australian lives, whether through a metaphysical contemplation of our place in the universe, or as we surf the internet using Wi-Fi. In this lecture, Professor Schmidt will explore the relevance of science to our daily lives, suggest ways that Australia could be getting more out of science, and ponder what science might bring us in the coming decades.The lecture will be followed by a reception in the Foyer.

The Kenneth Myer Lecture is supported by The Kenneth Baillieu Myer Trust.

Tuesday 29 July, 6 pm

Theatre, free

Bookings essential: www.nla.gov.au/bookings/friends or 02 6262 1698