Thank you to everyone who attended Soapbox Science Sydney 2020!
Soapbox Science Sydney is a free, interactive, online, public event showcasing the cutting edge Australian research carried out by 12 amazing female researchers in Science, Technology, Engineering & Maths (STEM) disciplines.
Here at Soapbox Science Sydney, we want to make sure that everyone can enjoy, learn from, question, probe, interact with and be inspired by our leading researchers.
Over 4 nights (17th-20th August 2020, 7pm-9:45pm) Soapbox Science Sydney Online presents 12 researchers, each having 45 minutes to amaze you with their latest discoveries and to answer the questions you have been burning to ask. We want these events to be as interactive as possible so there are multiple opportunities to ask questions.
The more questions the better!
Some of our topics include ‘training your immune system to work smarter, not harder’, ‘preschoolers views on IT’, ‘coral matchmaking for resilient reefs’ & ‘pill testing, why it's important!’.
The fun of this event is that it is open to EVERYONE! So tune in with your friends, family, kids or colleagues and enjoy a whirlwind tour of amazing Australian research.
At Soapbox Science Sydney we aim to promote a public dialogue around important scientific issues, promote women in STEM & inspire younger generations to engage with STEM subjects and explore them as career options.
2019 saw the inaugural Soapbox Science Sydney event, hosted at circular Quay with the iconic backdrop of the Sydney Opera House & the Sydney Harbour Bridge.
We had over 600 people attend our 3 hour event to interact with our 12 fabulous speakers. Despite the freezing cold wind everyone had fun and the day was a great success!
2020 gives us an exciting new challenge of bringing Soapbox Science Sydney online! We have a new group of 12 amazing researchers ready to excite, intrigue and inspire you with their work and their passion for their job.
Our live online events will stream over 4 nights during National Science Week (17th-20th August) with many opportunities for you to interact with our speakers and get answers to the questions you have been dying to ask!