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Ocean Forest Lutheran College presents

Light the Future Science Show

Saturday 22 August 06:00 PM
Light the Future Science Show

It's time to light up your future!

2015 is the International Year of Light, and as part of National Science Week, Ocean Forest Lutheran College is hosting an illuminating Science Show at the Bunbury Regional Entertainment Centre.

For the first time in Bunbury, four brilliant minds will gather in one place to ignite your passion for scientific discovery and learning. With dazzling performances by Dr Karl Kruszelnicki, Professor Lyn Beazley, Dr Chris Smith and Ruben Meerman, this event will open your eyes to the bright and exciting future of Science in Australia.

A live question and answer session held by Dr Karl Kruszelnicki will allow members of the audience to interact and engage with one of Australia's most recognisable scientists. This unique and electrifying opportunity is sure to make the evening unforgettable!

About the Guest Speakers:

Dr Karl Kruszelnicki has degrees in Physics and Maths, Biomedical Engineering, Medicine and Surgery, and has been a regular on Australian radio and television since 1981. His infectious enthusiasm and excitement has allowed him to bring scientific reasoning into the everyday lives of many Australians.

Professor Lyn Beazley has spent more than 30 years in the field of neuroscience. Recently named Western Australia's Australian of the Year, Lyn has also held the position WA's chief scientist from 2006 to 2013, advising the State Government on science, innovation and technology.

Dr Chris Smith, a medical consultant specialising in clinical microbiology and virology, first started The Naked Scientists in Cambridge in 2001. The Naked Scientists frequently appear on the BBC and ABC. They are now one of the world's most downloaded science podcasts, which aims to strip science down to its bare essentials.

Ruben Meerman is also known as The Surfing Scientist. He is a surfer with a physics degree and a passion for all things scientific. Ruben is well known for engaging with audiences across Australia, and making science fun for all.