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Listen to the Future

23 April 2014

A top-secret cache of information will arrive at the Dana Centre soon. Your creative mind is needed to unlock it. Be prepared to use your imagination and your phone. Your future may depend on it.

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War Transformed?

07 May 2014

Has war gone beyond a human scale? Conflict has driven medical, scientific and technological developments - but at what cost to humanity? Do drones allow us to remain too detached? Ultimately, should we limit the innovations driven by war?

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‘YES!’: autism, music and ethics

18 June 2014

What does it mean to be non-verbal and yet have a voice? How can music be useful to non-verbal autistic individuals? Join us to experience the interactive graphic story ‘YES!’ and discuss these cross-disciplinary issues.

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  • Food by Fraud

    Could you use smell alone to detect the hidden ingredients in a specially created menu? Can you beat the expert tasters and the machine?

  • Going Neutral

    Carbon offsetting? That is so last-year! View the show about infidelity offsetting and see the post-show debate on carbon economy.

  • What is Creativity?

    We take an original and inventive look at the possibilities...

  • Static Shadows

    Discover how an invisible physical phenomenon has been revealed within an amazing textile-static mirror.

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Veggie Might

"Could going veggie save the planet?" - The Dana Team

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Dinner@Dana: Social Surveillance

"Has the rise of social networking sites really improved your social life?" - The Dana team

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Climate (Mis)behaviour

"Which strategies would be most effective in creating the behavioural changes necessary to reduce climate change?" - The Dana team

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Melanin Effects, Not So Black and White

"The chemistry of melanin is important in dermatology, ophthalmology etc etc. These topics were only touched upon. Why anyone can think of the skin classification system as racist is beyond me!..." - Matthew

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