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  • MEDIA RELEASE: YOU’RE ON THE HOOK – READ A BOOK!

    14 December 2017

    Australia’s Chief Scientist Dr Alan Finkel has challenged everyone to share a great book with a special child over the summer holidays.

  • SPEECH: Captain Science Says

    12 December 2017

    “To see the future for your children, look at the superheroes of your parents.” Dr Finkel delivered a speech titled ‘Captain Science says’ to the 2018 Teach for Australia intake cohort in Melbourne on 10 December 2017.

  • SPEECH: Future prescriptions for medical research

    11 December 2017

    Dr Finkel addressed the Association of Australian Medical Research Institutes convention in Canberra on Wednesday 6 December, titled ‘Future prescriptions for medical research’.

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OPINION: Pick up a book and share it with a child 14 December 2017

“Pick up a book and pledge to share it with a special child in your life: a son or daughter, a grandchild, a niece or nephew, the child of a neighbour or family friend. I promise, you’ll be glad that you did.”

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