UNIFY Festival - Live Experts for You

 
UNIFY stands for University, Neuroscience and Industry for You.
 
The festival unifies experts from various fields with your students and staff via inspiring online interviews. It also offers your project students and staff a special day of workshops and tours at a university campus.
 
 
Contact us or go to One Channel for session details and password.
 
 
 
UNIFY Festival Events - March 2016​

Online Event

Monday
21st March 
1:00pm to 1:45pm
Critical Thinking students (and friends) are encouraged to log in and meet Associate Professor Andrew Crowden from the University of Queensland.
 
A/Professor Andrew Crowden is a bioethicist with extensive experience in the practical ethics and legal dimensions of health, medicine and the biomedical sciences.
 
He is also an excellent critical thinker!
See the email for login details or search for the session in One Channel.



Online Event

Monday
21st March 
2:00pm to 2:45pm
READiscover students (and friends) are encouraged to log in and hear from Greg Sampson, the subject of the award-winning book, Schools of Fish.
 
Greg’s backstory and humour will inspire students who have difficulty reading or who are reading behind cohort age.
 
He is coming across from his Moreton Island surf school just to talk with us!

See the email for login details or search for the session in One Channel.





Big Day Out

Tuesday
22nd March
9:00am to 1:30pm
or
10:00am to 2:30pm
Bring your students to University of Queensland’s prestigious St Lucia Campus for the UNIFY Festival’s Big Day Out!

Student workshops with university faculty members and IMPACT Centre teachers are the day’s major feature.

Over 200 students, teachers and parents have booked in to participate!

More Big Days Out @ UQ are planned for:

  •   Wed 22nd June – Junior Secondary
  •    Wed 14th September – Primary 
 
Online Event
Wednesday
23rd March
1:00pm to 1:45pm
Just Write students (and friends) are encouraged to log in and meet Megan McGrath.

Megan is an award-winning fiction writer from North Stradbroke Island. She is the author of the novella, Whale station, and winner of the Queensland Premier’s Young Publishers and Writers Award 2015.

Her acclaimed short work is published in literary journals and anthologies including Griffith REVIEW, Meanjin, WQ and Seizure journal.

 

She is a past winner of the Queensland Young Writers Award and regularly writes surf-fiction for Tracks magazine.


See the email for login details or search for the session in
One Channel.



Online Event
Thursday
24th March
1:00pm to 1:45pm

Solve IT students (and friends) are encouraged to log in and meet Rebecca Lane – biologist, nanotechnologist, chemist and expert problem solver. 

Based in one of Queensland’s newest research facilities, the Translational Research Institute, Rebecca works with patients, clinicians and researchers to solve health challenges faster. 

Join us for this special event as Rebecca will be speaking about her STEM journey, sharing her advice on the strategies she uses, and will be taking questions about the future direction of problem-solving thinking.


See the email for login details or search for the session in One Channel.



 
Online Event 
 
Coming
Soon

Karen Jacobsen is the voice of Siri in Australia. Her speaking voice is in over 400 million devices world-wide and she has been voted the most downloadable voice in the world! 

Our live session with Karen Jacobsen, the Voice of Siri, and thousands of GPS devices around the world, is scheduled for Term 2.

Karen will join us live from New York to share her amazing entrepreneurial story.

 
Future Festivals
·  June 2016 – more online events plus a Big Day Out at UQ for Junior Secondary students .
 
·    September 2016 – more online events plus a Big Day Out at UQ for primary students.
 

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Last updated
21 March 2016