I volunteered and took some shots at the ATSE Extreme Science Experience where over 240 Year 10 Science students and 40 teachers from across Queensland did some science. The day was hosted by the lively Bernie Hobbs with a key note address by Queensland Chief Scientist Professor Geoff Garrett.
We published the results of an experiment in the journal Psychological Science where we compare the fingerprint matching performance of experts and novices. More details of the experiment are available here. Tangen, J. M., Thompson, M. B., & McCarthy D. J. (2011). Identifying Fingerprint Expertise. Psychological Science, 22(8) 995–997. doi:10.1177/0956797611414729. [Press Release] [Blog Post] [PDF] Click for more.