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Professor Gordon Wallace, Director of the University of Wollongong’s Intelligent Polymer Research Institute and Executive Research Director at the ARC Centre of Excellence for Electromaterials Science speaks on the emerging field of nanobionics.
(Follow Gordon on Twitter @gordongwallace or read more about his research)
Professor Mark Cook, Chair of Medicine and Director of Neurosciences at St. Vincent’s Hospital, Melbourne, speaks on the development of groundbreaking medical implants for the treatment of epilepsy.
Sue Young talks about her life changing experience after receiving two cochlear implants, which enabled her to merge from a world of silence into a world full of colour, action and life.
Associate Professor Katina Michael from the University of Wollongong, speaks about the moral and ethical dilemmas of emerging technologies. The 3 scenarios she performs raise very interesting social implications for our humanity.
(Follow Katina on Twitter @katinamichael or read more about her research).
Professor Rob Shepherd from the Australian Bionics Institute speaks about developing a bionic eye prototype.
Dr Lotte Latukefu and Associate Professor David Vance from the University of Wollongong’s Faculty of Creative Arts perform – “I bought me a cat” : an arrangement of an old America folk song by Aaron Copland, and a Cole Porter’s song, “The Physician”.