1. Little Things That Run The World Launch - Dr Kirsti Abbott

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    Dr Kirsti Abbott from UNE speaks at the Launch of Little Things That Run The World - a National Science Week Project at New England Regional Art Museum in Armidale. Presented by the Northwestern Regional Science Hub.

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    • ABC NATIONAL SCIENCE WEEK

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      Animated and Designed by David Sindel Produced by Jace Molan Starring Kayne Tremills Won Promax Gold 2014 for Best Special Event Promo

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      • Large as Life 3D Printing Tour

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        During National Science Week 2013 RiAus and the Australian Network for Art and Technology travelled to Keith (South Australia), Horsham (Victoria) and Mt Gambier (South Australia) to exhibit 3D Printing. This National Science Week event was part of the Inspiring Australia initiative, supported by the Australian Government. For more information about RiAus - www.riaus.org.au For more information about ANAT - www.anat.org.au

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        • FiST Chat 136: National Science Week

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          Courtesy: http://www.fistchat.com Hosted and Produced by Stephan Kern & Ben Warner. National Science Week was held in Australia between 10-18 August in a bid to help promote science and technology to the public. Recent studies have shown that the level of interest in science in the general community is much higher than expected, and in some circles, is more discussed than sport. Steve and Ben discuss the importance of keeping the public interested in science and technology. Also on the show, spy cameras and secret audio help fight movie piracy, Egyptian artefacts came from outer space, and how an astronaut tells of his spacewalk terror where he almost drowned in his suit.

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          • National Science Week 2013 promo. Feat. Dr Karl Kruszelnicki

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            National Science Week is an annual celebration of science in Australia which explores the wonders and benefits of science. We were delighted to work with the incredibly knowledgeable and fascinating Dr Karl Kruszelnicki, an Australian National living treasure and walking encyclopedia of all things "Science". Produced & directed by Tim Brown. Design and animation by Francesca Snow. This spot was made in-house at the ABC.

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            • Brisbane author on Sci-Fi & Science

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              Charlotte Nash-Stewart is a doctor, engineer and Science Fiction writer. She loves science - all science - so much that she could not choose just one science so she decided to become a writer so she could study ALL science! Charlotte has degrees in mechanical and space engineering, medicine, writing, editing and publishing. Her stories have appeared in Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine and Every Day Fiction, and her sci-fi manuscript The Q Line was selected for the 2010 Hachette/Queensland Writers Centre Manuscript Development Program. Her fiction draws on diverse interests from high-tech man−machine interfaces to alternative history. In past lives, she has worked for the University of Queensland, CSIRO and the private sector, with adventures including microgravity research, rocket building, and working as an incident investigator. She enjoys nerd culture and has a thing for heavy machinery. Read the Big Science Now blog post: http://bigsciencenow.com/71066112

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              • Bees solve internet shopping problems

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                Scientists study bees to learn better ways to organize and pack shipping containers. It's a problem if you like your internet shopping delivered to your door on time, explains UQ researcher, Dr Dan Angus. Read the Big Science Now blog post: http://bigsciencenow.com/71066112

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                • Scientists look to ants to solve train timetables

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                  Ants know the quickest way to get to where they want to go through a complicated network. This is why scientists, such as Dr Dan Angus, study nature to find solutions to difficult problems in our everyday lives - like getting the trains to run on time.

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                  • Robots with ideas navigate conceptual space

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                    Dr Daniel Angus explains how he is analyzes communication of ideas to see how close people's thoughts are positioned in a "conceptual space". If they are close then there is good communication. If their ideas are far away from each other then they are not understanding each other very well at all. He is on the University of Queensland team which is building robots called iRats or Lingo Droids that talk to each other and learn to navigate using their brain to map a map of the terrain - a maze. Read the Big Science Now blog post: http://bigsciencenow.com/71066112

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                    • iRat Lingodroid visits Sherwood's Year 2s

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                      UQ's iRats have brains that map their own world - they don't need GPS. They make dates with each other - well, they can agree to meet somewhere after they map their world. And they are able to interact with people via mobile phones. Curiosity is a good thing discovered a couple of Year 2 students from Sherwood State Primary School who heard UQ research fellow Dr Daniel Angus and speculative fiction author-scientist Charlotte Nash on the topic, Does Sci-Fi Inspire Science, at the National Science Week Ekka Pavilion. It was their questions which inspired Dr Dan to bring UQ's robots to visit their class which was designing robots for an assignment. Read the Big Science Now blog post: http://bigsciencenow.com/71066112

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