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Lectures & talks

Listen and learn – Melbourne is home to universities and groups offering lectures and talks on mind-expanding topics.
Desert Island Books with Yassmin Abdel-Magied - Saturday 26 August 2017, 2pm to 3:30pm - Talks & workshops

Desert Island Books with Yassmin Abdel-Magied

26 Aug 2017, Library at The Dock
Which books would you want with you if you were stranded on a desert island?
A Modern Day Troubadour: Poetry Reading by Peter Bakowski - Tuesday 05 September 2017, 6pm to 8pm - Talks & workshops

A Modern Day Troubadour: Poetry Reading by Peter Bakowski

5 Sep 2017, East Melbourne Library
Melbourne based poet Peter Bakowski reads selected poetry from his latest publication, The Courage Season.
Jane Webster's French Table - Tuesday 29 August 2017, 6pm to 7:30pm - Talks & workshops

Jane Webster's French Table

29 Aug 2017, East Melbourne Library
Join a celebration of all things French and food-related.
Evenings at the Florey – The World of Nutraceuticals - Wednesday 01 November 2017, 6:30pm to 7:45pm - Talks & workshops

Evenings at the Florey – The World of Nutraceuticals

1 Nov 2017, Kenneth Myer Building
Professor Philip Beart takes a journey from 'super foods' to pharmacy supplements to discover the key to healthy ageing.
New Technologies and the Brain in a Dish - Wednesday 22 November 2017, 6:30pm to 7:45pm - Talks & workshops

New Technologies and the Brain in a Dish

22 Nov 2017, Kenneth Myer Building
Professor Steve Petrou's 'brain in a dish' and other emerging technologies are leading the way to better epilepsy diagnosis, treatment and outcomes.
Evenings at the Florey – Frontiers of Psychology - Wednesday 18 October 2017, 6:30pm to 7:45pm - Talks & workshops

Evenings at the Florey – Frontiers of Psychology

18 Oct 2017, Kenneth Myer Building
Professor Richard Kannan discusses the rare and often misunderstood condition - Conversion Syndrome.
Evenings at the Florey – Changing our Focus on Addiction - Wednesday 06 September 2017, 6:30pm to 7:45pm - Talks & workshops

Evenings at the Florey – Changing our Focus on Addiction

6 Sep 2017, Kenneth Myer Building
In this lecture, the Florey's Prof Andrew Lawrence looks at new treatments and fresh ways to think about the recovering brain.
Florey Daytime Lecture – Imaging the Pathways of the Brain - Tuesday 22 August 2017, 11am to 12:15pm - Talks & workshops

Florey Daytime Lecture – Imaging the Pathways of the Brain

22 Aug 2017, Ian Potter Auditorium – Kenneth Myer Building
Prof Graeme Jackson will talk about contemporary imaging techniques, especially imaging the pathways in the living brain.
Florey Daytime Lecture – Genetics and our Future Health - Tuesday 14 November 2017, 11am to 12:15pm - Talks & workshops

Florey Daytime Lecture – Genetics and our Future Health

14 Nov 2017, Kenneth Myer Building
Hear a lecture about genes and the dynamic impact that gene research may have on our health.
Florey Daytime Lecture – The Healthy Brain Project - Tuesday 12 September 2017, 11am to 12:15pm - Talks & workshops

Florey Daytime Lecture – The Healthy Brain Project

12 Sep 2017, Ian Potter Auditorium – Kenneth Myer Building
Come along to hear about the Healthy Brain Project, a community-based initiative to understand optimal health and ageing.

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