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Date: Thursday 20 October, 2016
Time: 7.30 pm - 9.30 pm
Topic: Science and faith
Speaker: Rev. Dr Chris Mulherin ISCAST EO

Date: Saturday 19 November

Time: 7.30 pm

Topic: Faith: What's in a Word?


  • James Garth - Fellow, ISCAST: Christians in Science & Technology
  • Meredith Doig - President, Rationalist Society of Australia
  • Robert Martin - Director, City Bible Forum Melbourne
  • Michael Clarke - Head of School of Life Sciences, Professor of Zoology, La Trobe University (Chair)


Nuclear fusion energy has been heralded as the answer to the global energy crisis, a virtually endless – and cleaner – source of power that will last several generations.
Have you ever had that slightly disturbing experience of arriving at work and realising that you have very little recollection of how you got there?



The assumption that science and religion are in conflict is a view that never diminishes.

Many assume that modern science has rendered religious explanations irrelevant, and some go further to say that science alone can answer all of the questions of life.

How would you know that a person was a person, if they didn’t come in human form? This is one of the questions that David Lahti, Professor of Biology at Queens College in New York, asked in his lecture on Biology and Personhood at the Faraday Institute this summer.


Dates: Thusday 24 - Friday 25 November 2016

Topic: Fine-tuning, the Multiverse and Life Workshop
Venue: The Sydney Nanoscience Hub, School of Physics,University of Sydney

Modern humans evolved in Africa roughly 200,000 years ago. But how did our species go on to populate the rest of the globe?




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