Glaciers and gecko skin

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From the intricate microscopic structures found on the surface of insects and lizards to glaciers in the arctic – come and hear about the marvels of the natural world.

Cool science on the coast - Dr Adrian McCallum (Lecturer in Engineering, University of the Sunshine Coast)

Scientific expeditions can become riveting stories, especially if you survive! Come along and hear one intrepid researcher reflect on past adventures and get a peek into preparations for an upcoming Arctic expedition.

Dr McCallum is an Adventure STEM advocate and an expert in remote area science & engineering. He holds a PhD from the University of Cambridge and has conducted adventurous scientific expeditions around the globe.

Learning from the microscopic world of nature - Dr Greg Watson (Research Scientist and Lecturer, University of the Sunshine Coast)

The intricate microscopic structures found on the surface of insects and lizards impart extraordinary features to their surfaces. These amazing properties may have innovative applications for the medical, military and commercial sectors.

Dr Greg Watson is a multidisciplinary scientist specialising particularly in the properties, functions and potential applications of micro-structured surfaces found in Nature.


Glaciers and gecko skin
From 6pm
22 May 2019
Heads of Noosa, 85 Rene Street, Noosaville
$6

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Heads of Noosa, 85 Rene Street, Noosaville




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