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Past Talks

June 2024
Jun 07
07 June 2024 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Dr Samuel Mehr (University of Auckland) Music - what is it, how does it work, and why does it exist? Henry Wadsworth Longfellow famously described music as "the universal language […]

Free
May 2024
May 31
31 May 2024 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Dr Tim Payn, SCION Everything that can be made with fossil-based materials today can be made from a tree tomorrow. Forests are wonderful things, providing a huge range of products […]

$5
April 2024
Apr 26
26 April 2024 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Professor Stephen Henry, Kode Biotech Ltd Steve’s early studies were of glycolipids (which can hop into cells and label them) before he switched to creating synthetic analogues. The work evolved […]

March 2024
Mar 22
22 March 2024 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

DO YOU HAVE A HEALTHY MIND? The philosophy of mental health Professor Simon Keller, Victoria University of Wellington Mental health is an increasingly prominent consideration in society but what is […]

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February 2024
Feb 23
23 February 2024 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Professor Cliff Abraham, University of Otago Alzheimer’s disease treatment is one of neurology’s greatest challenges. Although drug therapies have been available for over 30 years, they’ve only been able to […]

$5
December 2023
Dec 01
01 December 2023 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Associate Professor Karen Pollard, University of Canterbury and Director of Mount John Observatory Stars are key components of galaxies: they are hosts for families of planets; they create the chemical […]

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November 2023
Nov 24
24 November 2023 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Professor James Higham, Griffith University, Brisbane, and University of Otago There has been much said about the impact of COVID-19 on tourism in New Zealand, and the need for a ‘new’ […]

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October 2023
Oct 27
27 October 2023 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

All cellular organisms in the world are vulnerable to infection by viruses. We have seen this impact our lives in the past few years with the coronavirus pandemic. Bacteria are […]

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September 2023
Sep 29
29 September 2023 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Professor David Wiltshire, University of Canterbury Sixty years ago New Zealander Roy Kerr helped revolutionize physics when he discovered the solution to Einstein's equations defining space around a rotating star […]

$5
August 2023
Aug 18
18 August 2023 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Professor Delwyn Moller (University of Auckland) Imagine if domestic flights crossing our skies each day were not only taking people places but also gathering vast amounts of critical environmental data […]

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