Wednesday, 7 August 2013

Science Week:The environment and inspiring a love of science

Contact: Dr Deborah Beswick
E: deborah.beswick@education.tas.gov.au

Location: Hobart
Date of Event: 21 August         RSVP: 15 August

Intended Audience: Students: Grade 8 - 12

Sheree Marris if the guest speaker for this event. She has a great interest in Science and Marine Science in particular. She is a young motivational speaker.

The lecture is from 10 am - 11am at Undercroft, Elizabeth College. Students should be seated by 9.50 am.

Sheree Marris is one of Australia's most experienced environmental communicators and ambassadors. Sheree harnesses her expertise, bubbly personality and infectious enthusiasm to educate, empower and entertain her audiences.

Her innovative work and conservation efforts have been rewarded through numerous accolades including three Young Australian of the Year awards: the National Unilever Environment Award, Young Australian of the Year (Victoria) and Victorian Unilever Environment Award. She has also been the recipient of the Queens Trust for Young Australians and is an award winning author with four publications under her belt including the recently published KamaSEAtra - Secrets of Sex in the Sea, a humorous read about the unique reproductive methods of seas creatures and the parallels they have with humans.