National Science Quiz

The ARC Centre of Excellence in Exciton Science was proud to be a sponsor of the National Science Quiz in Melbourne on Sunday 18 June 2017. The quiz featured live demonstrations and curiosity-provoking questions in 90 minutes of science, maths and laughs.

Hosted by comedian Charlie Pickering, panellists included:

  • Dr Alice Williamson: Chemistry lecturer, host of Up and Atom on FBi Radio, Sydney, and co-host of the ABC podcast Dear Science
  • Assoc. Prof Alan Duffy: Astronomer and star of ABC ME's Stargazing: Journey in to Space with Dr Duffy and Grace
  • Dr Andi Horvath: Science communicator and Podcast producer at the University of Melbourne
  • Prof Michael Fuhrer: Physicist, Director of FLEET and the Fuhrer Research Lab at Monash University
  • Tom Gleeson: Comedian, host of ABC's Hard Quiz, and core cast member of ABC TV’s The Weekly

Thanks to the ARC Centre of Excellence in Mathematical and Statistical Frontiers who were the lead organisation in bringing the Quiz to Australia.