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Food for Thought – Growing Tissues Beyond Biology

Oron Catts
Director of SymbioticA, The Centre of Excellence in Biological Arts, School of Human Sciences,
The University of Western Australia

11 September 2019

12.00pm – 1.30pm

Infuse Theatre (1 Fusionopolis Way, #14-03 Connexis South, Singapore 138632)

Open to post-docs and research scientists in A*STAR.
Other interested parties can write to [email protected] and will be placed on the wait-list.

Learn about how tissue engineering and regenerative biology can apply beyond medical needs. Oron Catts will challenge your assumptions about in vitro meat and leather, actuators and bio machine interfaces; part of an illustrious 25-year journey he has embarked on in the speculative design and contemporary Art practices.


Telling Stories with Science

Adam Rutherford
Science Writer and Broadcaster

Dom McDonald
Head of Education at the Royal Institute

12 September 2019

9.30am - 11.30am

Infuse Theatre (1 Fusionopolis Way, #14-03 Connexis South, Singapore 138632)

Open to post-docs and research scientists in A*STAR.
Other interested parties can write to [email protected] and will be placed on the wait-list.

Explore how to take your research successfully into the media landscape. Rutherford and McDonald will show you diverse ways science can be brought to life for the general public; understanding different audiences and developing engaging activities.


A Science Communicator’s Journey: From Tiny Nanoparticles to Big Dreams for Asian Science

Juliana Chan
CEO, Wildtype Media Group
Editor in Chief, Asian Scientist Magazine
Adjunct Assistant Professor, National University of Singapore

12 September 2019

2.30pm – 3.30pm

Infuse Theatre (1 Fusionopolis Way, #14-03 Connexis South, Singapore 138632)

Open to post-docs and research scientists in A*STAR.
Other interested parties can write to [email protected] and will be placed on the wait-list.

Juliana will provide practical tips on how to communicate science to a general audience, and discuss why scientists should play an active role in shaping the public’s understanding of science and technology issues in Singapore.