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Sensory Scientific Exhibition & Discovery Day @ UNSW Sydney

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UNSW Sydney

Wallace Wurth Building (Ground Floor)

Botany Street (near High street)

Randwick, NSW 2052

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A free public event tailored for people who are blind or have low vision to experience the wonders of scientific discovery using shapes, textures, movement & sounds.

This exhibition is suitable for everyone from primary school studets all the way through to senior citizens.

*Priority will be given to people with vision impairment if the event becomes sold out.


Program includes:

  • A special seminar on 'Infection & Immunity' by Professor Jamie Rossjohn of Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute
  • Different breakout sessions with hands-on activities, tactile displays, sculptures, and 3-D & kinetic models
  • Artwork by legally blind artist, Dr Erica Tandori
  • Free lunch for attendees

Please arrive earlier to sign in and find your seats, from 9.15 am for a 10 am start.

Proudly supported by:

ARC Centre of Excellence in Advanced Molecular Imaing, UNSW Disability Innovation Institute and the Museum of Human Disease.


Important information:

  • You are welcome to bring your guide dog with you
  • You may wish to attend with a carer, family member or friend to ensure we can optimise your experience in the various group activities. Your companion will also need to complete a separate registration form
  • UNSW students, staff and Accessiblity Ambassadors will be present on the day for assistance
  • Please advise on your registration form if you have any special accessibility or dietary requirements


Parking and transport:

UNSW is accessible by several bus routes, including the 891 express bus from Central Station. The nearest bus stops for this event are on High St or Botany St. For more Information on how to get to UNSW please click here.

Parking is available at the parking station off Botany Street at Gate 11 (top floor). Please note: parking rates are $11 for the first 2 hours, and then $4.00 for every hour thereafter. There is also limited free on-street parking nearby.

Map of venue and nearby streets here:

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UNSW CRICOS Provider Code: 00098G

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UNSW Sydney

Wallace Wurth Building (Ground Floor)

Botany Street (near High street)

Randwick, NSW 2052

Australia

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