Queers in Science : Ecology now

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Queer scientists talking about areas of imminent interest.

During Midsumma Festival, Queers in Science in presenting a lecture series displaying the amazing work of queer scientists in Victoria. This year’s lectures series will talk about timely topics such as Australia’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic and effects of environmental pollution.

Queers In Science is an Australian initiative aiming to build community and improve support for LGBTQIA+ people working in STEMM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, and Medicine) in Australia.

Speaker 1- Sex in a changing world
Professor Bob Wong
Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
Head, Behavioural Ecology Research Group

Bob Wong is a Professor of behavioural and evolutionary ecology and Australian Research Council Future Fellow in the School of Biological Sciences, Monash University. Bob received his PhD from the Australian National University and completed postdoctoral stints at Boston University and the University of Helsinki before joining Monash. Research in Bob’s Group focuses on mate choice and reproductive investment, and how human-induced environmental change affects animal behaviour. A primary focus of Bob's recent research centres on the behavioural, ecological and evolutionary impacts of environmental pollution by human and veterinary pharmaceuticals. Work undertaken in the Group encompasses a wide range of species, from insects and humans to birds and fish.

Speaker 2 - TBC

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WHEN Wed 5 May 6:30pm


FULL $12.00
CONC $10.00
MEMBER $8.00 - Museum Member
ONLINE $5.00 - Livestreamed Webinar


Melbourne Museum

11 Nicholson St, Carlton

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86, 96 to stop 11

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