Melbourne: Skeptics Café – Science Drama Awards, Science Talent Search

Date: June 15th 2015
Time: Dinner from 6pm – Talk from 8pm
Speakers: Janice Teng, Jan Campione and Helen Hiotis
Talk: Science Drama Awards and Science Talent Search
Location: La Notte Restaurant, 140 Lygon Street, Carlton

Janice Teng will discuss the Science Talent Search – one of Australia’s oldest school science competitions – and explain how it gears students toward independent and scientific thought and critical thinking. Currently the project officer, Janice has been a member of the Science Talent Search committee since 1997, serving 3 years as a Co-Director, and the rest as a Section Co-ordinator for Working Models and Inventions.

Jan Campione and Helen Hiotis respectively hold the positions of Director and Sponsorship Co-ordinator of the Science Drama Awards. They will be discussing how this science drama festival is discovering tomorrow’s science communicators.

The Science Drama Awards and Science Talent Search are both proudly sponsored by Australian Skeptics.

Hosted by Australian Skeptics Victorian Branch: http://www.skeptics.com.au/vic