september, 2018

28sep1:00 pm2:00 pmWing Threads: Flight Around OzUWA School of Biological Sciences Seminar, Crawley WA

Event Details

Join us for an afternoon of adventure with zoologist turned pilot, Amellia Formby. Departing from Broome in March 2019, Amellia will attempt to fly around Australia in a microlight aircraft in the same amount of time it takes a group of satellite-tagged shorebirds to migrate to the Arctic & back.

Amellia is a UWA alumni & recently left her role as a technician in the School of Biological Sciences to pursue Wing Threads: Flight Around Oz. See the plane & feel her commitment & passion as she speaks about her project to introduce students to migratory shorebirds in collaboration with BirdLife Australia.

 

Time

(Friday) 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm UTC +8

Location

Bayliss Lecture Theatre

Bayliss Building, School of Molecular Sciences, UWA

Organizer

UWA School of Biological Sciences 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley WA 6009

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