The Sydney Science Festival celebrates and showcases Sydney’s diverse and multidisciplinary science and innovation community through a program of talks by world-leading researchers, hands-on workshops, exhibitions and family events exploring all areas of science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics (STEAM). Today we speak with the event producers, Catherine Polcz, the Program Producer (Science) from the Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences and Ellie Downing, the Manager for Science Engagement and Events at the Australian Museum.
About the Sydney Science Festival
Through strengthening the ties between scientists and the communities they serve, Sydney Science Festival empowers audiences and helps create an active, engaged and informed Sydney. The Festival aims to encourage an interest in science among the general public and young people and provides opportunities to highlight Sydney’s scientific credentials and foster partnerships between the community, research organisations and industry.
Part of National Science Week, Sydney Science Festival is produced by the Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences and Australian Museum with support and funding from Inspiring Australia.
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