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Wednesday, 22 July 2015

ASMR science in the cinema 2015

Watch the movie then join our expert panel in a discussion about the REAL science behind the story.

This year we will be screening the 1987 science fiction cult classic Blade Runner followed by a discussion focussing on synthetic biology (artificial life).

The evening will be hosted by the amazing Dr Andi Horvath (Podcaster and Research Raconteur) with very special guests Dr Peta Clancy (Independent Artist and Researcher, Monash University), Dr David Nayagam (Research Fellow, The Bionics Institute), A/Prof Megan Munsie (Scientist and Ethicist, The University of Melbourne and Stem Cells Australia) and Joav Niran (Cochlear Implant Recipient and Musician).

Date: 20 August, 2015

Time: 6:20 pm - 9:20 pm

Venue: Hoyts Melbourne Central - Cinema 8, Level 4, Corner Swanston and La Trobe Streets, Melbourne, VIC, 3000

Topic: Human body and movement, Health and medical, Innovation and technology

Cost: $19.50, Bookings at www.trybooking.com/145003

Please print tickets, bring printout on night and proceed straight to cinema door. Sorry no refunds are available through this booking system

This is a public event and all guests are welcome, no scientific knowledge is required! However the movie is rated M so may not be suitable for children under the age of 15.

Pre-tweet your questions to @TheASMR1 #scienceinthecinema or ask them along on the night.

Contact details: Katharine Adcroft
The Australian Society for Medical Research
Email: kadcroft@swin.edu.au
Phone: 03 9214 4934

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