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National Science Week 2014

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Celebrate the Science of Beer and Barbecues
Proudly hosted by The University of Queensland and the Queensland National Science Week Committee, to kick off National Science Week. Get your mates together and join us in true Queensland style.with a celebration of all things beer and barbecues.

This FREE public event will feature a series of short talks by some of the state's leading beer and food science experts.

Some of the topics include:
The science of beer
How food secure is your BBQ?
Getting hooked on sustainable seafood
A plateful of science
Beer, BBQ and Food intolerance
Insights into future agricultural robotic systems

You can also enjoy a drink as you explore the displays in the exhibition area. Some of the exhibitors are:

XXXX Lion Nathan

The team from XXXX will showcase the science behind the beer-making process.
Dr Joel Gilmore
A physicist, engineer and science communicator with a passion for food and a desire to understand how science can help us cook better.
Sugarbag Bees
Tim Heard is an entomologist who has been keeping Australian native stingless bees for nearly 30 years.
Green Living Australia
Learn the science and art of cultured food and get the advice and tips you need to create your own preservative and additive free artisan foods at home.
Nick's Chocolates
Unwrap the scientific process of this delicious single origin chocolate handmade in South East Queensland.

The University of Queensland and The Queensland University of Technology.

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Why? Listen - Learn and Celebrate with leading beer and food science experts
When: Saturday 16 August 2014 from 3.30pm-6.30pm
Where: Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre
Cost: Free
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