Australian Numeracy Ambassador
Tells you the facts you need to know during National Science Week 2013
Simon Pampena is Australia's leading maths communicator.
Equations have broken through the ivory towers of academia to infect every part of our daily lives. Banking, betting and betrothing now have maths in their DNA.. and you're next. Your only hope against the epidemic is 50mins of understanding delivered by standup mathematician Simon Pampena, who finds the situation hilarious...as will you!
Simon has been Australian Numeracy Ambassador from 2009, along with writing and performing maths comedy shows for the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, Adelaide Fringe, Edinburgh International Science Festival and ABC1's Catalyst program.
Stand-up Comedy Show - suitable for 16+ years
WHEN: Thursday, August 8: 6-7pm
WHERE: Imaginarium Science Centre at Pandemonium,
62-64 North Fenton Street, Devonport
***The 2013 Young Tassie Scientists team will be appearing at the Imaginarium as the support act for Australia's Maths Ambassador and comedy performer Simon Pampena. Come along and find out what real scientists do, meet some of the amazing young people working in science in Tasmania right now and find out about their research. Meet Michael from the Bureau of Meterology, Esther who is an agricultural scientist, and Amelia to discover what Cambodian communities are doing to combat climate change. WHEN: 5-6pm; MORE INFO: Sarah.Bayne@utas.edu.au.***
THE EVENT IS HELD AS PART OF NATIONAL SCIENCE WEEK 2013