This year, we had a return to the green lawn of Marrickville Croquet Club for our lab Xmas excursion. As always, a fine time was had by all – it really is a great venue for a day out…
This was the first year of the SOLES ball (formerly known as the Amoeba ball). Inspired by its location (the rather ritzy Australian Museum), the theme was “Night at the Museum” and everyone got the “dress like an ancient Egyptian” memo. Here are a few photos of lab members enjoying the night!
Tanja Mittag from St Judes in Memphis stopped off in Sydney to give a seminar after being an invited speaker at the Lorne Protein Conference this week. Her work on liquid droplets is very interesting indeed – and it’s a field that is really just beginning I think. Joel took the opportunity to show her […]
AMOEBA ball was last night – with its theme of Under the Sea. Huge amount of work by Caitlyn, Taylor, Vania and the rest of the committee went into making a thoroughly enjoyable evening with jellyfish costumes aplenty! Photos please…
Last week, Joel responded to a request from the science department at Ascham School in Edgecliff to visit and give a talk on protein folding – the same talk that he gave at MLC in Burwood a few months ago. Joel is talking with the teachers about additional involvement in their science curriculum over the […]
Joel has been involved with the CSIRO’s Scientists in Schools program for 5 or so years now, and recently visited his long-term partner school – Strathfield North Public School – spending 2 days with the year 5 and 6 students teaching them about the principles of electromagnetism and giving them the chance to make an […]
Joel has been involved in the CSIRO Scientists in Schools program for a few years now, visiting a local primary school (Strathfield North Public School) once or twice a year to do a day of science with a bunch of the students (usually about 150 in a day in three lots). They do experiments like […]
A crack team, made up of Janet Deane, Ann Kwan, Chu Wai Liew and Wendy Yung, took out the 15 in 24 hour event at the recent NSW Rogaining Championships, held in Nowendoc north of Newcastle. Joel and Jacqui also competed (in the 24 h event) and were placed third. A good time and much […]