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Wheelchair Accessible Venue
Past event - 2019
21 May Doors open 6:30pm | Start time 7pm | End time 9pm
Newstead Brewing Co. Milton, 67 Castlemaine St, Milton,
Brisbane 4064
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Gather around to hear all the new research happening in the world of PhDs with topics ranging from robotics to algae, from venom to space as we do a PhD blitz talking session. Even hear all about the trickiness of deadly cancer research. Make sure you try the specially brewed Pint of Science festival beer by Newstead Brewing Co!

PhD blitz session

PhD Students (University of Queensland)
A smorgasbord of science! PhD candidates from diverse fields will briefly summarise their research and tell us why it matters. From robotics to algae, from venom to space, join the party as these emerging scientists practice their scicomm skills.

Young up and coming scientists from diverse fields will briefly introduce themselves and their work as PhD candidates.

The tricky business of cancer research

Dr Fiona Simpson (QHNCC Senior Research Fellow, University of Queensland)
What can you learn from a career dedicated to creating drugs that can treat deadly cancers? Hear about the setbacks and successes, and the unexpected discovery that in cancer research it doesn't just matter that you can solve a problem.

Dr Fiona Simpson is a passionate Senior Research Fellow dedicated to improving treatment options for cancer patients. Her research has the potential to revolutionise treatment for patients with head, neck, and breast cancers, and more.