Feed your inner geek this August! Nerd Nites will feature passionate bite-sized talks on weird and wonderful topics – they’re like FREE mini TED Talks, with beer!
Each Wednesday from 5.30-7pm speakers will discuss everything from neuroscience to social media trends, in an iconic pub.
1 August (Communication)
Dr Nick Wilson – Making meetings less boring: the role of humour and small talk.
Dr Loy Lising – Understanding the person that works next to you.
8 August (Food Culture)
Professor Bill Pritchard – What I learned about global food security while waiting for a Thai takeaway in Newtown.
Dr Anne-Marie Thow – How sugar infiltrated our diet.
15 August (The Mind)
Associate Professor Paul Rhodes – Can we make up our own mind?
Associate Professor Hans Pols – Why friends are better than drugs.
22 August (Psychology)
Associate Professor Melissa Norberg – Conquer your Fears
Dr Jasmine Fardouly – Social Media: is it worth the likes?
29 August (Neuroscience)
Dr Asheeta Prasad – To drink or not to drink?
Brainlight – an interactive brain lights up your mind.
This series will be held at Rag & Famish Hotel on the corner Berry and Miller streets, North Sydney – upstairs in the relaxed lounge space.
To register, email CommsEvents@northsydney.nsw.gov.au with your details. Spaces are limited, so get in quick!