Do scientific breakthroughs come from random creative ideas as well as the lab?

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Event date :
Wednesday, May 9, 2012 - 12:30 to 13:30
Event Type :
Lunchtime Seminar
Location :
Martin Place, Sydney
Open to :
Booking deadline: 

Dr Kerrie McDonald, Head of the Cure for Life NeuroOncology Lab at the UNSW Lowy Cancer Research Centre, butts brains with Professor Paul Kleihues, leading cancer expert and Cathy Holliday, cancer research strategist. The event, facilitated by Sharon Cook, Managing Partner Henry Davis York, is part of  Brains in the 'Place', a lunchtime series of rigorous minds and robust discussions in Sydney’s Martin Place.

From May 7 to 10 where for one hour every day Sydney’s best legal, sporting, science, media, arts, technology and education minds will battle their brains in public. The ROBUST discussion series is an initiative from Dr Charlie Teo’s Cure For Life Foundation, and Cancer Council NSW. See for a full listing of all ROBUST discussions.

ROBUST is one of the many events happening during Brain Cancer Action Week 2012  - an initiative of Cancer Council NSW in collaboration with the Cancer Institute NSW Oncology Group Neuro-Oncology and Cure For Life Foundation. It aims to take action to raise awareness and funds for brain cancer research and focus on a building a national approach to brain cancer outcomes. For a full list of Brain Cancer Action Week events see


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