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The University of Southampton
TEAtime lecture series

STEM strand: Technology and Medicine Event

12:00 - 15:00
24 October 2013
Highfield Campus University of Southampton Highfield Southampton SO17 1BJ

For more information regarding this event, please telephone Lorna Franklin on 02380 59 5470 or email .

Event details

This event will look at recent advances in 3D printing and how this technology can impact different areas within healthcare. The sessions focus on how this cutting edge technology and other innovative research will dramatically alter our lives in the coming years.

This event is aimed to engage Year 12 students with current research at the University of Southampton, unfortunately we are not able to accept individual bookings but student must attend with a group and teacher from their college or 6th form. This is event is now fully booked.

See below for an overview of each workshop at this event.

Workshop A: Electrochemical etching and magentic field

This workshop will focus on a phenomenon called electrotaxis and its potential and limitations for repairing broken spines, and curing paralysis. 

Workshop B: 3D Printing

An introduction to the world of 3D printing, a cutting edge technology that will dramatically alter our lives in the coming years.

Workshop C: Have a look at these blood vessels!

The workshop will give a short insight into the world of medical devices and scientific research in this field. The optical techniques used to study blood flow in human skin will be presented and students will have opportunity to test how these devices work. The workshop will be led by a biomedical engineer and there will be a chance to ask questions related to medicine and engineering.

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