- This event has passed.
Changing Lives with Science | April
Tuesday 16 April 2019 | 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Electronic skin might sound futuristic, but Australian scientists are making this cyborg-like tech a reality. These scientists and a Melbourne-based company are merging this science, innovation and industry to improve human health.
Hear from Professor Madhu Bhaskaran about how she has developed flexible, unbreakable and transparent electronic devices that function as ‘electronic skin’. Her devices have potentially life-saving applications in health and human safety—from fighting skin cancer to detecting dangerous gases.
Also hear from Sleeptite CEO, Cameron van den Dungen, about how he is using Madhu’s remarkable sensors to improve wellbeing and health outcomes for older Australians. Sleeptite sensors provide real-time feedback on a user’s health and sleep quality.
Refreshments served from 5.30pm, with the talk 6.00pm-7.00pm.
This is the second event in a six-part series. Throughout this series we will hear remarkable untold science stories. Join us for tales of innovation, research, breakthroughs, and how science is solving the big challenges of our time. For more information and tickets to other talks, visit http://www.science.org.au/events.