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Pick Your Brain

Australian Museum and Australian Marine Science Association

Friday, 16 March 2012 from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM (AEDT)

Sydney, NSW

Pick Your Brain

Ticket Information

Ticket Type Remaining Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Members 11.30am 11 Tickets Ended $25.00 $2.49
non-Members 11.30am
Includes general Museum entry
11 Tickets Ended $30.00 $2.79
Student 11.30am
Includes general museum entry
8 Tickets Ended $15.00 $1.89

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Event Details

Brain Awareness Week (BAW) is held in March every year.

This global campaign aims to increase public awareness of the benefits and progress of brain research. Fun activities and seminars happen around the world during BAW. This year, members of the Sydney Chapter of The American Society for Neuroscience and Australian Neuroscience Society will bring you a variety of fun and hands-on activities. So why not come to the Australian Museum and get your hands dirty. You will discover some amazing body sensations and find out how the brain works! See you there!

Workshop details

What will I be doing?

  • Brain dissection: Sheep brain dissection, specimens of mouse, rat brains in jars and human brain in slices(NB we will only show human brain slices if participant requests and is mentally able to handle it)
  • Experiment on yourself: Through a series of different experiments find out how good your brain skills are and learn how to development them further! 

Who's leading this?

Dr Jin Huang, PhD, Lecturer, Discipline of Biomedical Science, School of Medical Sciences and Bosch Institute, Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney. So you're in good hands, we promise!


When & Where

Australian Museum
6 College Street
Sydney, NSW 2010

Friday, 16 March 2012 from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM (AEDT)

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Australian Museum and Australian Marine Science Association

The Australian Museum Science Communication department who bring you such events as the Australian Museum Science Festival in August 2014.

Australian Marine Science Association AMSA is Australia's major professional association for marine scientists from all disciplines. The primary goal of AMSA is to advance marine science and its understanding in Australia.

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