National Science Quiz- 25th June!

The National Science Quiz is coming to Melbourne and Adelaide in June 2017!

Have you ever stayed awake at night wondering about the deep questions of life?

(What makes popcorn pop? Does grass grow at night? Is an empty roller coaster faster than a full one?)

Then you need the National Science Quiz!

Join our panel of scientists, science communicators, and familiar faces as they navigate an intellectual obstacle course.

With live demonstrations and curiosity-provoking questions, the National Science Quiz is ninety minutes of science, maths, and laughs, promising fun for the whole family.

When: Sunday 18 June 2017, 3:00pm-4:30pm (doors open 2:30pm)
Where: The Auditorium @ Camberwell Grammar School, Canterbury


  • Dr Andi Horvath: Former Senior Curator at Melbourne Museum, science producer and presenter on 3RRR for over 20 years;
  • Prof. Alan Duffy: Science communicator and astronomer, investigating how galaxies form and the larger properties of the universe;

and more!

When: Sunday 25 June 2017, 2:00pm-3:30pm (doors open 1:30pm)
Where: ANZAC Hall @ Prince Alfred College, Kent Town


  • Prof. Tanya Monro: Deputy Vice-Chancellor for Research at the University of South Australia and winner of the Prime Minister’s Prize for Science;
  • Prof. Alan Cooper: Laureate Fellow and Ancient DNA researcher;
  • Dr Sarah Keenihan: Science writer at The Conversation, with a background in immunology;
  • Dr Andrew Stapleton: Science communicator with a background in nanoscale technology;

and more!

Tickets: $10/$5 (full/conc.), or $15 at the door (unless sold out).

For more information & to book tickets, go to

This event is proudly brought to you by:
– The ARC Centre of Excellence for Mathematical and Statistical Frontiers;
– The School of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Melbourne;
– The Centre of Excellence for Biosecurity Risk Analysis;
– The ARC Centre of Excellence of Australian Biodiversity and Heritage;
– The ARC Centre of Excellence for All-sky Astrophysics;
– The ARC Centre of Excellence for Climate System Science;
– The ARC Centre of Excellence for Gravitational Wave Discovery;
– The ARC Centre of Excellence in Exciton Science;
– The ARC Centre of Excellence in Future Low-Energy Electronics Technologies;
– The Monash Centre for Atomically Thin Materials.

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