BABSOC Beer Brewing

BABSOC’s first ever Beer Brewing Workshop was a day not to miss! We had a great mix of attendees: undergraduates, honours students, post-graduates, post-docs and even some academics. We used the innovative ‘Brew in a Bag’ system. We created two different brews, a Pale Wheat Ale and an Amber Ale. The workshop mashed two different malts (Pale Wheat Ale grain mix and an Amber Ale grain mix), followed by the hops and yeast. The two brews had different combinations of hops added and the yeast used to ferment it will provide unique flavour profiles to each brew. The brewing was led by A/Prof Chris Marquis, Lucien Alperstein and Lawrence Menz. Lucien was leading the practical aspect of the workshop, introducing the different elements of brewing and what we were doing specifically that day. Chris provided extra information on each stage of brewing, including how to customise your brew. He also provided some great anecdotes and brewing history. We finished the day with...
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BABSOC Careers Night 2017

BABSOC Careers Night 2017

BABSOC is having Careers Night. The theme is innovation, entrepreneurship, and start-ups! Come along to learn about some awesome companies that have roots with UNSW and also find out how UNSW can help you launch your very own startup! Ever wondered what your science degree may take you? BABSOC is having an innovation themed Career's Night with BioFoundry, Regeneus, Ziggy Labs and CancerAid as our guest speakers. Interested in helping to make the world a better place? Then come join us and talk to some of the most innovative companies in Australia and get involved!" ...
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BABSOC x BABS Photo Competition

Bringing out the artist talent of BABS, BABSOC in collaboration with the school of BABS launched a new and exciting photo competition amongst all students, staff and researchers. With our new E26 biosciences building currently empty with endless walls of white, this event opened up the opportunity to feature exceptional artwork amongst the people of BABS whilst being able to proudly decorate our building with the aesthetics of science. The event was an amazing success, with the entrance of almost a hundred participants and a social outreach of countless more. This was a skyrocket in engagement of the BABS community with entries ranging from the ancient academic druids of BABS to our foetus undergraduates. This event also marked the beginning of our new social media channel, Instagram @babsoc.unsw, which was used to share every submission made on Facebook in hopes to "get with the trends" of the young'ins. With the closure of the photo submission, we celebrated the winners and commemorated the event...
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Careers Night 2016

Careers Night 2016

Careers in Government WHEN: 21st September 2016 Come along to BABSOCs Careers Night to hear from a range of speakers from various government and industry backgrounds. See where your science degree can take you and even stay around for pizza and networking with our guests afterwards. Our Speakers include: Office of Gene Technology Regulator Bayer Pharmacuticals IP Australia Environment Protection Authority Dept. Agriculture and water resources Pfizer Pharmaceuticals Cancer Australia Check out the Facebook Event here....
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Sem 2 Welcome Back BBQ

Sem 2 Welcome Back BBQ

Hi BABSOC members! Hope you've all been enjoying semester 2 so far! If you're feeling the drain of uni, fear not - the BABSOC team invites you to a social BBQ! You will get the opportunity to catch up with all your friends, meet new people and enjoy a delicious sausage sizzle, veggie patties and drinks. When: Wednesday 17 th August, 4th week of Semester. 12-2pm Where: The Wilton Tea Room (Level 1 Samuels Building). Hope to see you all there! ...
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BABSOC Trivia Night 2016

BABSOC Trivia Night 2016

Join us for a nerdilicious night of trivia fun! Where: Wilton Tea Room, Samuels Building Level 1 When: Friday 20th May, 2016 5.30 - 7pm (Week 11 Friday) What: Free pizza! Free drinks! Legendary MCs Noel and Louise! Biotech and Biomolecular Science Trivia! Who: You and your mates, academics and other students of all ages Grab a team and get keen! Find the event on Facebook by clicking below ...
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Career’s Night

Career’s Night

STUDYING SCIENCE BUT NOT SURE WHAT CAREER TO PURSUE AFTER GRADUATING? Interested in exploring options in biotechnology, molecular biology, pharmacology, patenting or even bioinformatics? Then come along to BABSOC's annual careers night and listen to 5 prestigious speakers give insightful presentations about their fields of work!! Its going to be a fun and exciting night, with free drinks and pizza also provided. Hope to see many of you there! -------- The speakers are: Dr. Philip Bell - Cofounder of the biotechnology company, Microbiogen. Dr. Arcadi Cipponi - Senior research officer in the genomic cancer medicine laboratory at the Garvan Institute of Medical Research. Dr. Angela Finch - Senior lecturer in Pharmacology at UNSW. Dr. Ross Heisey - Patent examiner and registered patent and Trade marks Attorney at IP Australia. Dr. Joshua Ho - Head of the bioinformatics and systems medicine laboratory at the Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute, and senior lecturer (conjoint) at UNSW. ...
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Conjoint Trivia Night!

Conjoint Trivia Night!

Hey everyone! BABSOC and BIOSOC are joining forces to host the biggest and best night of your lives! Prepare yourself for Trivia Night, and warm up those brain cells to show off your knowledge in science, history, technology, UNSW and pop culture! It's time to impress your friends with all the useless and random facts you know by spending waaaaay too much time procrastinating on the internet. $5 entry upstairs at the Sam Cracknell Pavilion will get you access to a free drink on arrival and snacks for the night! The bar will be running all night long! There will be prizes! There will be games! There will be a special guest MC! There's no better way to reconnect with all your friends right after midsem break. So bring along a table of friends and join in the battle of the brains! This is all going down on Tuesday, October 6 at 6:00 pm. Hope to see you all there! For more information check out for facebook page....
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