Sydney Science Festival 2019

As a Principal Partner of the Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences (MAAS) (opens in a new window) and the Sydney Science Festival, (opens in a new window) Western Sydney University is hosting ten events at this year's Sydney Science Festival to showcase some of the brilliant research being undertaken at Western.

These events, suitable for a range of ages, will take place throughout National Science Week (opens in a new window) in the form of displays, lectures and presentations.

To register, please go to the Sydney Science Festival (opens in a new window) website or click on the links below.

2019 events

Date/Time Event RegistrationLocation
Wed 7 Aug
12pm - 1:30pm
Lecture
Urban ecology in a changing climate (opens in a new window) Chatswood Library
Fri 9 Aug
10am - 2pm
Display
Pollinator Power: beautiful bountiful bees and bugs (opens in a new window)  Parramatta South Campus
Fri 9 Aug
12pm - 1pm
Lecture
Who are our pollinators? (opens in a new window) Parramatta South Campus
Fri 9 Aug
11am - 1pm
Presentation
WomSAT and all things WOMBAT (opens in a new window) Parramatta South Campus
Fri 9 Aug
10am - 1pm
Display/Lecture
Detecting cancer with magnets (opens in a new window) Parramatta South Campus
Fri 9 Aug
1pm - 5pm
Panel discussion
Collaborating on improving community health (opens in a new window) Parramatta South Campus
Mon 12 Aug
6pm - 7:30pm
Lecture

Dr Ragbir Bhathal FRSN: Aboriginal Astronomy (opens in a new window)

Pitt Street, Sydney
Tue 13 Aug
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Lecture
Cooling the city with trees (opens in a new window) Penrith Library
Tue 13 Aug
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Lecture
Disease Threats to Honeybees (opens in a new window) Hawkesbury Central Library

Wed 14 Aug
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Lecture

Resilient Plants (opens in a new window)

Stanhope Gardens Library

Sat 17 Aug
7pm - 9pm
Presentation
Penrith Observatory Public Astronomy Night (opens in a new window) Penrith Observatory
Sat 17 Aug
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Display
Shake hands with robots Pepper and Nao (opens in a new window) Parramatta Library
Sat 17 Aug
2:30pm - 8pm
Presentation
The Planets - Music and Science in the Park (opens in a new window) Centennial Park, Sydney