Nerd Nite Every Wednesday In August, North Sydney

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Event Category: Talks, Seminars & Workshops

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  • Nerd Nite each Wednesday

    Feed your inner geek this August! Nerd Nites will feature passionate bite-sized talks on weird and wonderful topics – they’re like FREE mini TED Talks, with beer!

    Each Wednesday from 5.30-7pm speakers will discuss everything from neuroscience to social media trends, in an iconic pub.

     Full schedule:

     1 August (Communication)

    Dr Nick Wilson – Making meetings less boring: the role of humour and small talk.

    Dr Loy Lising – Understanding the person that works next to you.

    8 August (Food Culture)

    Professor Bill Pritchard – What I learned about global food security while waiting for a Thai takeaway in Newtown.

    Dr Anne-Marie Thow – How sugar infiltrated our diet.

    15 August (The Mind)

    Associate Professor Paul Rhodes – Can we make up our own mind?

    Associate Professor Hans Pols – Why friends are better than drugs.

    22 August (Psychology)

    Associate Professor Melissa Norberg – Conquer your Fears

    Dr Jasmine Fardouly – Social Media: is it worth the likes?

     29 August (Neuroscience)

    Dr Asheeta Prasad – To drink or not to drink?

    Brainlight – an interactive brain that lights up your mind.

    This series will be held at Rag & Famish Hotel on the corner Berry and Miller streets, North Sydney – upstairs in the relaxed lounge space.

    To register, email [email protected] with your details. Spaces are limited, so get in quick!

    This free event is run by North Sydney Council as part of its NTH SYD Happiness Works Here initiative. The NTH SYD Happiness Works Here program is a series of events and activations to bring fun, vibrancy, connection and joy into the North Sydney CBD. nthsyd.com @nthsyd #nthsyd.

    Fees: Free

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