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  • PERFECTION - Open call for Submissions

    Science Gallery Melbourne is seeking proposals for up to 20 works for PERFECTION, an exhibition and public program aimed at young adults, that asks artists, designers and scientists - what does it mean to be perfect?

    From the precision and accuracy of mathematics and symmetry in design and architecture, to our quest for the perfect appearance, perfect match and the perfect photo filter - why do humans strive for perfection?

    A wave of new science and technology allow us to...

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  • BLOOD: Attract & Repel

    Part exhibition, part experiment - Science Gallery Melbourne's inaugural program, BLOOD: Attract & Repel, is coming soon. 

    “When we embarked on this project, people said to us: you’re gonna have fainters.”

    The alluring mystery of blood has fascinated scientists and artists for centuries. From biological fluid to artistic medium, BLOOD: Attract & Repel is a powerful collision of arts and science that will take you on a journey of scientific discovery, social taboo...

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  • First 'Science Gallery Lab' pop-up announced in Detroit

    Science Gallery International today announced its first new pop-up ‘Science Gallery Lab’, in partnership with Michigan State University. Acting as a bridge between Detroit and the Michigan State University campus, Science Gallery Lab Detroit will open its doors in autumn 2017.

     

    Science Gallery Labs are a new addition to the existing Global Science Gallery Network, which currently has locations in Dublin, London, Melbourne, Bengaluru and Venice. Each Science Gallery Lab...

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  • Internship opportunity

    Do you have an interest in science, art, museums, education and communication? We are on look out for two interns to assist in the production of our upcoming inaugural exhibition BLOOD. To find out more information and to apply please follow the link:

    http://museumsandcollections.unimelb.edu.au/teaching_and_learning/cultural_collections_projects_program/2017-projects-list/science-gallery-melbourne

    Applications close Friday 10 March 2017.

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  • We're hiring!

    We're hiring!

    Are you passionate about art and science and have a knack for delivering exhibitons and programs in association with multiple stakeholders? Science Gallery Melbourne are on the hunt for you. We are looking for a Gallery Producer. 

    The primary focus for the Gallery Producer is to support the Creative Director in producing, coordinating and delivering the Gallery's inaugural season: BLOOD. The season includes:

    Exhibition - a mixture of commissioned exhibits,...

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  • Open Call- Submit a proposal for Melbourne’s first season 'BLOOD'

    Inspired by the 2015 exhibition at Science Gallery Dublin, BLOOD: NOT FOR THE FAINT-HEARTED will be the first cross-network season running across both Science Gallery sites in London and Melbourne between June and October 2017.

    Blood is essential for life, both medically and metaphorically. From ritual to research, artistic medium to biological fluid, BLOOD: NOT FOR THE FAINT-HEARTED will evoke ideas that provoke and challenge, engage and entice.

    Crossing continents and...

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  • Dr Ryan Jefferies

    Creative Director joins the team

    Dr Ryan Jefferies has arguably the world's coolest title: Creative Director Blood.

    Ryan joined the Science Gallery Melbourne team in October to spearhead our inaugural Blood program, which we will stage simultaneously with Science Gallery London.

    Ryan has a PhD in infectious disease research, specialising in molecular parasitology, he conducted postdoctoral research at Phylogica, the University of Western Australia and the University of Bristol, before working with...

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  • The Hon Linda Dessau AM visits Science Gallery Dublin

    London, Dublin, Melbourne - talk'n science & the future

    In September 2016 The Hon Linda Dessau AM, Governor of Victoria joined the Science Gallery crew in London and Dublin for a series of big ideas.

    In each location we brought together a cohort of young and ambitious female scientists, ready to take on the future and a bunch of movers and shakers in arts and science. We were delighted to be joined by University of Melbourne PhD student Jess Vovers and our Creative Director Dr Ryan Jefferies.

    The events included a hard hat...

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  •  #growingSTEAM

    Women in STEAM (#growing STEAM)

     

    Science Gallery Melbourne aims to inspire young adults from all backgrounds in arts and science.

    Why? Let’s look at the facts….

    STEM jobs have grown at 1.5 times the rate of non-STEM jobs The STEM qualified population is growing, but at a much slower rate (15%) compared cent non-STEM population, which is growing at 26%. Only 27% of STEM graduates were female.

    Source The Office of the Chief Scientist, Australia’s STEM Workforce 

    What can we do...

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  • Director appointed for 2020 opening of Science Gallery Melbourne

    Science Gallery International (SGI) and the University of Melbourne today announce that Rose Hiscock will become the inaugural Director of Science Gallery Melbourne, an innovative venue for science and art collaboration planned for the heart of Melbourne’s new innovation precinct.

    Science Gallery is an award-winning international initiative pioneered by Trinity College, Dublin that delivers a dynamic new model for engaging 15–25 year olds with science.

    Planned to open in 2020...

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