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µ-VIS: Multidisciplinary, Multiscale, Microtomographic Volume Imaging

Bone Research Society public engagement event at LifeLab

μ-VIS at LifeLab, June 2018
μ-VIS at LifeLab, June 2018

Very excited to have been part of this LifeLab session organised by Bone Research Society.

μ-VIS team worked together with Assoc. Prof. Claire Clarkin and her group to create a unique bone-themed Virtual Reality experience for c. 30 pupils from Shirley Junior School.

Students were taken into a VR tour of specimens imaged at μ-VIS which amongst others featured close encounters with a mouse skull and bones’ most abundant cells (i.e. the Osteocytes).

 

Program:

Activity 1: Neil MacKenzie public engagement award winner 2018: The skeleton and its functions

Lead: Dr Dimitris Vlachopoulos with Miss Stephanie Smith

Activity 2 : Understanding Bone Structure

Lead: Dr Claire Clarkin, Miss Alice Goring and Miss Aikta Sharma

Activity 3: Diet, Sun and Bone Health

Lead: Dr Beth Curtis Dr Rebeccca Moon

Activity 4 : ‘ Virtual reality’ bone

Lead: the μ-VIS team (Dr. Philipp Schneider, Dr. Orestis Katsamenis, Dr Richard Boardman) & Miss Alisha Sharma, Miss Katy Williams

Session close: Kate Townsend‐ Woods

The event took place on Tuesday 26th June, 2018

μ-VIS at LifeLab, June 2018
μ-VIS at LifeLab, June 2018
μ-VIS at LifeLab, June 2018
μ-VIS at LifeLab, June 2018
μ-VIS at LifeLab, June 2018
μ-VIS at LifeLab, June 2018
μ-VIS at LifeLab, June 2018
μ-VIS at LifeLab, June 2018
μ-VIS at LifeLab, June 2018
μ-VIS at LifeLab, June 2018
μ-VIS at LifeLab, June 2018
μ-VIS at LifeLab, June 2018
μ-VIS at LifeLab, June 2018
μ-VIS at LifeLab, June 2018
μ-VIS at LifeLab, June 2018
μ-VIS at LifeLab, June 2018

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