Quitting Plastics is an easy to follow guide to reducing plastics waste everyday. Come and listen to author’s Clara Williams Roldan and Louise Williams.
The human brain is capable of a dizzying array of cognitive functions, and is ultimately responsible for all of our thoughts, feelings, and emotions.
But how much of this is distinctively human?
A review of 73 historical reports from across the globe has shown that worldwide biodiversity of insects is at peril. Dramatic rates of decline affect 41% of the world's insect species, while a third of them are threatened and may become extinct over the next few decades.
Does the way we play, work and learn on digital devices affect our cognition? Join Dr Mark Williams, a Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience at Macquarie University, to discover how our use of digital devices may be affecting our brains and therefore the reality we ‘see’.
Astronomy is in a golden age, with ever more exciting prospects on the horizon. Join astronomer Richard de Grijs to marvel about the next-generation of extremely large telescopes and the ground-breaking discoveries they promise to deliver!
This event is part of Inspiring Australia’s Talking Science series as part of Sydney Science Festival in National Science Week.
Join us in celebrating Sydney Science Festival at the Library with talks by three experts in their field.
Giulia Filippini - Life in our lagoons
Raffaela Abbriano & Audrey Commault - Phytoplankton factories & Microalgae