Science, environment, health & medicine

Understanding our physical world is key to our ongoing wellbeing and survival. If you're driven to know the Universe, enable better global health outcomes, or defend our natural environment, you're in the right place.

Sessions

26 August 2017
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Put yourself in the driver's seat and experience physics in action with our Virtual Reality Racing Car Simulator. Developed as a student research project by science and engineering students, Peter, John, and Nick, this virtual reality racing game monitors the output of the forces you, the driver,... 9am–4pm Add to calendar
 
If you're interested in all things STEM* then make sure you visit us on STEM Avenue at Open Day. Come along and grab a bite to eat, dance away to coded music and see some science and engineering demonstrations from resident science show off Dr Graham Walker. You can get a taste of STEM student... 9am–4pm Add to calendar
 
Make sure to stop by the Main Hub to talk to staff and students from all of our colleges and central areas. There you will be able to get in-depth information about our discipline areas, degree programs including Flexible Double Degrees, pathway programs and internships. You can also drop into the... 9am–4pm Add to calendar
 
STEM Hub - Find information on ANU Science, Engineering and Computer Science programs. Interested in STEM? Make your way to the STEM information booths just off University Avenue. There will be staff and students from all of the STEM related fields to give you in-depth information about our... 9am–4pm Add to calendar
 
If you are interested in Science, Environment, Health and Medicine, you definitely want to head to the Science Precinct where you will find the Lab Coat Party, STEM Avenue and the STEM Information Hub. From 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM, every half an hour we will have guided tours to take you from the Peter... 9.30am–3.30pm Add to calendar
 
Join Professor Marnie Hughes-Warrington, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) for a warm welcome to ANU Open Day and Welcome to Country. In this address, Professor Hughes-Warrington will inspire you with the reasons why ANU choosing to study at ANU is the beginning of a new adventure where you will... 9.30–9.50am Add to calendar
 
Come and meet some of our scientists and research students, and talk to them about their work. Find out more about our field courses. We've got plants, animals, biomedical science, and everything in between, and if you like gadgets, math and computers, there's something for you too. Be inspired to... 10am–2pm Add to calendar
 
The Tjabal Indigenous Higher Education Centre provides a meeting place for Indigenous and Torres Strait Islander students studying at ANU in Canberra. Here you will find Indigenous students and staff strongly committed to improving education outcomes that benefit Australian Indigenous communities.... 10am–2pm Add to calendar
 
The Flexible Double Degree is a unique program to ANU with over 750 possible degree combinations. Hear from Professor Marnie Hughes-Warrington to learn how you can build a Flexible Double Degree to combine your passions, expand your skills and improve your employability. 10–10.20am Add to calendar
 
Button up for our Lab Coat Party Get a taste of life as an ANU science student and get involved with some hands-on experiments including visualising sound and programming robots. You will meet some current students and academics in some of our world-class teaching labs. Register before the event... 10am–2pm Add to calendar
 
The ANU Makerspace is an environment that brings students and academics together with the resources, tools, and knowledge to work on projects. The space offers students the opportunity to learn and transfer skills, while solving problems in an active research-led way. The ANU Makerspace forges... 10am–4pm Add to calendar
 
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As chemists develop new methods to synthesise therapeutic drugs, there has never been a more exciting time to study Chemistry. Be part of a new era of chemical research as we open up to the possibility of controlling the structure and behaviour of individual molecules and atoms. Come along to find... 10.30–10.50am Add to calendar
 
Take a quick journey through modern physics, astronomy and astrophysics exploring open fundamental questions, important applied questions and the technology to address them. Come and find out how studying physics will hone your entrepreneurial analytical skills to ensure you find a rewarding career. 10.30–10.50am Add to calendar
 
Plants are fundamental to humans and fascinating to study. After all, we need them to provide the air we breathe and the food we eat. Discover the diversity of plants, their evolution and how they combat their own diseases. ANU is world renowned for its research in plant sciences and hosts two ARC... 10.30–10.50am Add to calendar
 
ANU has pioneered the Flexible Vertical Double Degree to give you a head start with a Master degree to gain knowledge, skills and experience that will equip you to work across a broad range of roles and organisations, anywhere in the world. Learn more about this world-first study program only... 10.30–10.50am Add to calendar
 
Do you like to use your skills to solve real world problems? Earth and Marine Sciences applies chemical, physical, and biological principles to understand processes in the ocean, land, ice sheets, and the Earth's interior. Our students use scientific approaches in the field, lab and classroom to... 11–11.20am Add to calendar
 
Psychologists are working to unravel the mysteries of how we think and behave. What is consciousness? How do we make decisions? How do we change behaviour? These are some of the questions that need answers. Come along and learn about how you can join a new era of psychologists and where a... 11–11.20am Add to calendar
 
Look hard enough and you'll see maths all around you. From computing and financial systems to black holes, cyclones and the formation of crystals; our universe is governed by equations and complex patterns. Study at Australia's leading university for mathematics and you might just follow some of... 11–11.20am Add to calendar
 
Study environment and sustainability and you could become an influential graduate who can help to shape sustainable futures. You'll learn from experts across the natural and social sciences, and you'll have opportunities to apply your learning in the field (in regional Australia, or in field... 11.30–11.50am Add to calendar
 
As chemists develop new methods to synthesise therapeutic drugs, there has never been a more exciting time to study Chemistry. Be part of a new era of chemical research as we open up to the possibility of controlling the structure and behaviour of individual molecules and atoms. Come along to find... 11.30–11.50am Add to calendar
 
Are you interested in the billions of organisms that make up our green planet? Do you want to unlock the secrets of nature? Are you curious about the cells that make up our bodies? Surround yourself with world-leading experts who are discovering the answers to these questions and more. Come along... 12–12.20pm Add to calendar
 
Whatever you choose to study in science you will create your own unique experiences. Join our panel discussion with science students and recent alumni and ask them about their experiences studying overseas, undertaking internships and working in the industry. Come along and find out why it is more... 12–12.50pm Add to calendar
 
The ANU Research School of Biology presents exciting field-based courses in Plant Sciences, Zoology, Physiology and Parasitology. These courses give students the opportunity to carry out independent research projects with the supervision of experienced field researchers. Our courses focus on plants... 1–1.20pm Add to calendar
 
Are you an intellectually ambitious student looking for an undergraduate science degree that is going to challenge? Find out about our Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours) program, also known as the PhB. This unique degree allows you to explore real life research projects during undergraduate study... 1–1.20pm Add to calendar
 
Take a quick journey through modern physics, astronomy and astrophysics exploring open fundamental questions, important applied questions and the technology to address them. Come and find out how studying physics will hone your entrepreneurial analytical skills to ensure you find a rewarding career... 1.30–1.50pm Add to calendar
 
Study environment and sustainability and you could become an influential graduate who can help to shape sustainable futures. You'll learn from experts across the natural and social sciences, and you'll have opportunities to apply your learning in the field (in regional Australia, or in field... 1.30–1.50pm Add to calendar
 
Have you ever stared into the night sky and wondered what lies out there? Are you curious about how stars live and die, what happens when galaxies collide, or what are the large scale forces that drive the accelerating expansion of the universe? Ground breaking research by astronomers at ANU aims... 1.30–1.50pm Add to calendar
 
Thinking about doing a PhD but would like to know more before you fully commit to the idea? PhD study is a serious investment in your career and you need to be sure you are in the best place to succeed. In this presentation Associate Professor Inger Mewburn, director of research training at ANU... 1.30–1.50pm Add to calendar
 
Psychologists are working to unravel the mysteries of how we think and behave. What is consciousness? How do we make decisions? How do we change behaviour? These are some of the questions that need answers. Come along and learn about how you can join a new era of psychologists and where a... 2–2.20pm Add to calendar
 
Do you like to use your skills to solve real world problems? Earth and Marine Sciences applies chemical, physical, and biological principles to understand processes in the ocean, land, ice sheets, and the Earth's interior.  Our students use scientific approaches in the field, lab and... 2–2.20pm Add to calendar
 
Look hard enough and you'll see maths all around you. From computing and financial systems to black holes, cyclones and the formation of crystals; our universe is governed by equations and complex patterns. Study at Australia's leading university for mathematics and you might just follow some of... 2.30–2.50pm Add to calendar
 
Health is more than healthcare. The new Bachelor of Health Science degree goes beyond the biomedical and biotechnical perspectives of health. This new degree will have a strong focus on population health, health stewardship and health promotion. The program will give students a solid foundation... 2.30–2.50pm Add to calendar
 
Join current students as they talk about their leadership experiences, and how you can be a leader at ANU. Hear from students at different stages of their degree, and the types of opportunities they are involved in.  2.30–2.50pm Add to calendar
 
At ANU Open Day you'll see, hear and discover how you can become a doctor by studying medicine at the Medical School at ANU. Whether you are interested in surgery, general practice, research or education, this is an opportunity to speak to staff and current students to get information about the... 3–3.30pm Add to calendar
 
The Vice Chancellor courses provide students with opportunities to learn with leaders and innovators from across the ANU, business and government. The courses are multidisciplinary in content and teaching, and can be taken as a minor, major or masters degree with many ANU bachelors degrees. The... 3–3.20pm Add to calendar

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