Peel MALA Summer School 2022 Event Dates10 Jan 2022 - 14 Jan 2022 Peel Branch of Mature Adults Learning Assoc. Inc. Presents

Peel MALA Summer School 2022

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10 Lectures, 10 diverse subjects over 5 days.

Ten, two hour lectures from entertaining and expert presenters on interesting, diverse and topical subjects to expand your mind. Download the Full Program here

Monday 10th January
9.30am-11.30am
Sudden Unexplained Death in an Infant: Is it Cot Death or Murder? – Emeritus Professor Robert Mead BSc (Hons), PhD. Biochemistry, Botany, Molecular Toxicology

1.00-3.00pm
Beauty & Horror: The Wonders of Australia’s Carnivorous Plants – Laura Skates BSc., PhD.

Tuesday 10th January
9.30am-11.30am
Solutions to Plastic Pollution – A look at the global issue of plastic pollution and how innovation is helping us tackle it. – Jamie Van Jones, BSc. University of British Columbia, BSc. Sustainable development

1.00pm-3.00pm
Discover Yalgorup – Discover the amazing geology and natural assets found right on our doorstep in Yalgorup National Park. – Sebastian “Base” Jones, BSc. Geology, Curtin University

Wednesday 12th January
9.30am-11.30am
Environmental Anarchy? Security in the 21st Century – Professor Mark Beeson, DPhil Murdoch

1.00pm-3.00pm
An update on all things Astronomical – Associate Professor Kevin Vinsen PhD, Astroinformatics

Thursday 13th January
9.30am-11.30am
From Batavia to Atlantis and beyond – Conservation of textiles mixed with metallic
remains. – Dr Ian D MacLeod AM Principal, Heritage Conservation Solutions

1.00pm-3.00pm
The Wars of the Roses – Dr Andrew Broertjes, BA (honours) History and English, PhD History

Friday 14th January
9.30am-11.30am
Water Crisis And Protecting Freshwater Resources
– Professor Peter Davies, Pro-Vice Chancellor, Food Futures Institute, Murdoch University 

1.00pm-3.00pm
Cyber Crime – Dr David Cook FACS, PhD, MBA, BA Hons 1st Class

Duration 2 Hours per lecture Interval 11.30am-1.00pm

Recommended Age & Warnings
14+

TICKETS

Standard Per lecture $12.50
Concession Day Pass to 10 lectures $100