Other events in Bendigo

Science, sex and art

In the Pearl Room
Past event - 2019
22 May Doors open 6:30pm | Start time 7pm | End time 9pm
The National, 182-186 High St, Bendigo,
Bendigo 3550
What goes on behind the closed doors of our rural Baby Boomers? Can science and art complement each other? Come and find out!

What is the A doing in tech school STEM?

Mr Aime Sacrez (Higher degree researcher (PhD student), La Trobe University)
Want to know about how STEAM programs are run in new Tech schools in Victoria? Find out how the A expands interdisciplinary STEM through the arts and humanities, and its role in the design thinking process used in Tech school education programs.

Aimé Sacrez is conducting a doctoral study on the new Victorian Tech schools. He is the recipient of a number of academic awards and scholarships. Aimé works as a casual relief teacher and he has been a professional artist for the past 20 years.

Aussie science poetry

Dr Michael Leach (Adjunct Research Associate, Monash University)
Come along for an insight into Australian science poetry. From sources such as The Best Australian Science Writing anthologies, we'll find the most common scientific fields and topics addressed by Australian poets. Bonus: You'll hear some poems!

Dr Michael Leach is a Bendigo-based statistician, researcher and poet. Michael’s poems have been published in various journals, including MJA and Cordite Poetry Review. His poem about Adelie penguins is part of the first Antarctic Poetry Exhibition.

Best sex: rural baby boomers in FWBR

Dr Linda Kirkman (Sexologist, Linda Kirkman: Relationship Skills for life)
Past it? Not on your life! It seems that older people who look beyond conventional structures of relationships and sexual expression discover autonomy, intimacy and independence. Baby boomers in friends-with-benefits relationships? You bet!

Dr Linda Kirkman PhD is an entrepreneur sexologist: a sex therapist, sex educator and researcher. Her work covers sexuality, sexual health and relationships across the lifespan, and takes a diversity-and-sex-positive approach.