World Science Week lectures at AUT University

AUT University is pleased to be supporting the Royal Society of New Zealand in hosting World Science Week from 25 August to 3 September 2014, a series of free public lectures from internationally renowned scientists. 

World Science Week coincides with a number of international science summits taking place in Auckland around this time, so come along for a rare opportunity to hear from some of the world’s leading scientists.  

Join us on our City Campus for the following two events:

Melting Ice, Rising Sea

Tuesday 26 August 2014, 7:00pm-8:30pm
Venue: Room WE230, Level 2
Art & Design School (WE), AUT University
27 St Paul Street, Auckland City

A discussion of the impact melting ice caps can have on sea level rise, including geostatic rebound and ocean currents, with specific reference to the New Zealand coastline.

Future Food for the Planet (featuring AUT’s Professor Steve Pointing)

Saturday 30 August 2014, 12:00pm-1:30pm 
Venue: Room WG126, Level 1 
Sir Paul Reeves Building (WG), AUT University 
2 Governor Fitzroy Place, Auckland City 

Pondering the big issue of food security in a time of climatic change. Soil is vital to feeding the world, but is itself being depleted – what are the implications?

Seats are limited – book online through Eventfinda

Join the conversation on Twitter via #worldsciencenz and #AUTscience. 

Click here for the full week-long programme of World Science Week events.

Last updated: 22-Oct-2014 11.39am

The information on this page was correct at time of publication. For a comprehensive overview of AUT qualifications, please refer to the Academic Calendar.