Join an expert panel discussing the vital role of scientific research and education, and the challenges universities face in delivering both.
- Science + Tech
Part exhibition, part experiment, MENTAL is a welcoming place to confront societal bias and stereotypes around mental health. MENTAL presents over 20 experimental projects from local and international artists and research collaborators that reflect a range of different perspectives on mental health and ways of being. A place to explore, empathise and question what it means to be human using science, technology and creativity.
Are you ready to test an idea and learn the skills it takes to build an education technology innovation? Roll up your sleeves and join us for a fun weekend bootcamp where you can gain the tools and know-how to develop your education technology ideas.
Under the Coverslip is a unique exhibition that showcases the incredible images captured by students in the field of biomedical science research. The event aims to draw attention to the beauty and intricacy of biomedical science by magnifying images of cells and molecules that are usually invisible to the naked eye. These are captured using high resolution microscopes and will be displayed in the medium of images, both still and moving. For 5 days only, these images will be on display at Melbourne Connect!
A stimulating discussion around the ancient practice of meditation and whether apps help or hinder their goals. Featuring a stellar line up of panelists representing everyone from app CEOs, researchers, meditations teachers and a Buddhist monk.
The MAXONIQ@Melbourne Connect will launch the new MAXONIQ brand in our new home at Melbourne Connect. The invitation only event will host 60 to 70 guests including Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, academics, suppliers, government representatives and investors to showcase MAXONIQ innovations as a precinct partner.
Join us during National Science Week as we ask the question - 'is scientific exploration worth the cost?'
Regenerative Design is mooted as the Next Big Thing, but what does it look and feel like, how does it challenge existing ideas about sustainability, and how can it restore us and our cities? Join Urban Designers Dean Landy and Haley Hooper from ClarkeHopkinsClarke Architects as they explore this question in a half-day symposium with leaders in research, design, planning and urban strategy.
National Science Week virtual incursions with Little Scientists Simultaneous morning tea — Inspiring children to explore and discover food For National Science Week, we invite parents, early childhood educators, teachers and children to join us for morning tea to explore this very diverse and interesting topic in a playful way. Our presenters will explore the food we eat for morning tea, guide you through fun investigations and share some surprising observations with you.
Meet FROEBEL, the incoming childcare provider at Melbourne Connect! “We believe that every child should have the opportunity to grow into a curious, capable, caring and contributing global citizen, beginning with an empowered childhood.”
Join us for this screening of Blade Runner and panel discussion. In 1982, Blade Runner floored audiences with its technodystopian predictions of the future. Almost 30 years on, some of the projections of Blade Runner seem absurd, yet others seem eerily accurate. How successful is art and film at predicting our future? Should we pay more attention to the artists that creatively explore what might come to be?
StartUp Link’s Careers in Startups Event seeks to inform students on the opportunities that exist in the exciting world of startups. If you are an engineering student, join us to hear about career paths and opportunities in the startup space through a panel discussion and Q&A session featuring prominent software engineers and developers from various Melbourne startups.
Join Live and in person, FireSide Chat. Aging2.0 global founder Stephen Johnston (135+ chapters) with Kyall Walker, Head of Venturing BUPA ANZ. This will be supported by three local startup pitches and National Insights from Dementia Australia facilitated by Melbourne patron Marc Niemes.
The Arts Connections is our regular series that aims to provide students with chances to connect with industry professionals. In this 1-hr session, we will invite Tim Bright, an experienced festival manager and creative producer, as our guest to have a close conversation and share his career insights/experience with 10-15 students.
From pivoting to digital care and support, to changing the narrative around complex mental health needs and living well, SANE Australia is innovating its services, and tackling stigma head-on.
The Five year Startup. What's next and what does it take to translate medical experience, research and innovation into a commercial product?
Menzies Foundation in collaboration with the University of Melbourne, is delighted to announce that Professor Paul Tracey will deliver the 2021 Menzies Oration.
Hosted by the Melbourne Entrepreneurial Centre, 'Speed date a founder' is an opportunity to meet a bunch of friendly founders and get to know them, their startup/project, and find out how you might be able to help each other. You'd be amazed at how many great connections can be made in a couple of minutes over a quick drink!
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is used ubiquitously to address complex business challenges like fraud, customer support, data analysis and personalisation. AI can create opportunities to unlock new efficiencies, increase productivity and decrease costs. It can also offer well-considered decision-making, risk mitigation, forecasting, logistics optimisation and insights to better understand your customer.