Cosmos Science City: Free lunchtime conversations

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Cosmos is a quarterly science magazine. We aim to inspire curiosity in ‘The Science of Everything’ and make the world of science accessible to everyone.

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Each month, Cosmos Science City presents a free, lunchtime conversation with a panel of experts from South Australia’s leading research institutions.

Join us in person at The Science Exchange in Adelaide, South Australia, or via the live stream as we talk about the latest research, breakthroughs in science, and issues of the day.

The program for 2024* follows. Sessions are held on the first Tuesday of the month.

  • February 6 – Mysteries of the human body
  • March 5 – The secret lives of business and commerce
  • April 2 – The science of sport
  • May 7 – The future of food
  • June 4 – Big blue machine: Let’s talk about the ocean
  • July 2 – The future of machine intelligence
  • August 6 – The future of forensic science
  • September 3 – All about mining and energy
  • October 1 – Dark matter and outer space
  • November 5 – Making babies: The science of fertility

* Session topics may change.  

Missed our sessions from 2023? No problem! Watch the recordings here.

Cosmos Science City is a collaboration between the University of Adelaide, the University of South Australia, Flinders University, and the SA Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI).

Hosted by one of Cosmos’s science journalists, Cosmos Science City embodies our determination to build bridges between the researchers at our local, world-class research institutions, and the enquiring minds of the Cosmos readers.

Cosmos Science City is supported by Inspiring South Australia, making science visible.

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