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  • New Gallery Opening 2020

    Science Gallery designed by Smart Design Studio opens in 2020 Pictured: Peter & Ruth McMullin Galleries, Science Gallery Melbourne opening 2020 The University of Melbourne has secured the rights to the first and only Australian node of the acclaimed international Science Gallery network. The Gallery will open in late 2020 as part of The University’s innovation precinct, Melbourne Connect. The gallery will include over 3500 sqm of cutting-edge, immersive exhibition and learning spaces....

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  • Science Curious event reviews... PAX Aus utopian worlds in gaming

    Sci Curious event reviews... PAX AUS utopian/dystopian worlds in gaming

    Event reviews by our Sci Curious members Utopia // Dystopia: Environment-Driven Storytelling Utopian perfection. Dystopian worlds. Our perceptions of our future environment is shaped by differing narratives in scientific research outcomes and pop-culture musings, which we are exposed to in many written and visual forms. With video games using these perfect environments as key storytelling drivers; from Mirror’s Edge idealistic urban environment to Fallout’s bleak wastelands- are our actual...

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  • Sci Curious event reviews... Perfectionisms (MPavilion)

    Sci Curious event reviews... Perfectionisms (MPavilion)

    Event reviews by our Sci Curious members Perfectionisms (MPavilion) A discussion exploring how perfectionism exists both positively and negatively across a range of different industries, from the need for precision in making the next big scientific discovery to performance anxiety in the performing arts.   Review #1 by Branislava This event was, first and foremost, a discussion of perfection, and the many ways that it rules our lives. Through the in-depth discussion which...

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  • My time at Science Gallery Melbourne

    My time at Science Gallery Melbourne

    Photo credit: Nicole Cleary There are many highlights that come to mind as I reflect over my short time with Science Gallery Melbourne (SGM). As First Nations Production & Curatorial Assistant, I had the pleasure of assisting in the curatorial development of a First Nations, science themed, component for the exhibition program in collaboration with INDIGI LAB. Combining a pop-up exhibition/showcase with a panel discussion, AI PERFECTION through the elements, examined, through the lens of...

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  • Sci Curious event reviews... Laborastory: PERFECTION edition

    Sci Curious event reviews... Laborastory: PERFECTION edition

    Event reviews by our Sci Curious members Laborastory: the PERFECTION edition The Laborastory brings together five scientists to tell the story of their science heroes in ten short minutes. Hear stories of tragedies and triumphs and maybe learn a little bit along the way.   Review #1 by Luke After attending the Laborastory PERFECTION event, I came away with five thought-provoking recounts of scientist and science that were guided by perfection. The central theme resonating through...

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