National Science Week – Melbourne/Monash node
19 Aug 2:00 pm - 19 Aug 5:00 pm

Auditorium, Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity

National Science Week  2018 is Australia’s annual celebration of science and technology. Running each year in August, it features more than 1000 events around Australia, including those delivered by universities, schools, research institutions, libraries, museums and science centres. These events attract a wide audience from children to adults and science amateurs to professionals. Over one million people participate in science events across the nation. CBNS has four nodes contributing this year which is exciting.

Now in its second year, the Melbourne/Monash node is organising

Science in the Cinema – Fantastic Voyage


Join our free screening of the 1966 sci-fi classic Fantastic Voyage.

A miniaturised crew attempt to heal their injured colleague by travelling through his body. But in 2018, do advances in science and technology mean that science fiction is becoming closer to reality?



The screening of the film will be followed by an expert Q&A session and an interactive demonstration of virtual reality equipment allowing you to travel inside a cell. Our expert panel will include CBNS CI Associate Professor John McGhee.

The event is presented together with the Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity


When: Sunday 19th August 2018. 2pm-5pm. Doors open at 2pm for a 2.15pm screening.

Where: Auditorium, Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity, 792 Elizabeth St, Melbourne, VIC 3000

Cost: This is a free event, however, registration is essential. Popcorn and water will be provided to all ticket holders.