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Food for Thought: The Future of Food and Nutrition

14 December 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

How is it that a blob of slime instinctively knows what and how much to eat, yet humans can’t seem to figure it out?

What can a baboon’s diet teach us about the science of obesity in humans?

How do our genes, diet and microbiome work together to inform our risk of disease?

Join us to explore the big questions in the final installment of Food for Thought 2021.

Speakers will be announced in the coming weeks.

Date: Tuesday 14 December 2020

Time: Refreshments 5.30pm – 6.00pm. Talk 6.00pm – 7.00pm AEDT

Location: The Shine Dome and online

Price: $15 in-person. Free online.


14 December 2021
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm


The Shine Dome


Australian Academy of Science