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Upcoming Health Sciences events

03 Aug August

Bioethics Seminar: Sled Dogs: Work-leisure, life-death

Monday, 3 August 2015 at 1:00pm - Bioethics Seminar Room, Level one, 71 Frederick Street (entry on Frederick Street). Video linked: To secure the booking for this seminar video link in Christchurch and Wellington, please register your name for attendance: Wellington School of Medicine Room D31 Contact: videoconferencing University of Otago Wellington . University of Otago Christchurch Room 7.11 Contact: Dean Pester: Please note: if there is no registration (for northern campuses) by the Thursday prior to the advertised seminar, the booking for that campus venue will be cancelled. Dunedin attendees do not need to register.
Over the past 4,000 years sled dogs have been utilised for sport and to pull first goods and more recently tourists. Neil Carr provides a discussion of the contested and emotive issue of the ethics of sledding in the 21st Century.

05 Aug August

Neurostimulation by mimicking the brain

Wednesday, 5 August 2015 at 1:00pm - Barnett Lecture Theatre
Otago Postgraduate Medical Society Medical Forum, presented by Professor Dirk de Ridder, Neurological Foundation Chair of Neurosurgery, Department of Surgical Sciences


General practice clinical audits

Thursday, 6 August 2015 at 1:00pm - Jan Breward Room, 55 Hanover Street, Department of General Practice and Rural Health
Three General Practice Education Programme trainees will present their findings from clinical audits.


Bruce McMillan Memorial Lecture

Thursday, 6 August 2015 at 4:00pm - 3rd floor seminar room (outside Ward 3B), Dunedin Hospital
Controversies in adolescent anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. Injuries to the ischial hamstring origin. Presented by Mr Stewart Walsh, Orthopaedic Surgeon

07 Aug August

The evolution of cancer

Friday, 7 August 2015 at 3:00pm - D'Ath Lecture Theatre
Department of Pathology Colin Geary Visiting Professor presentation, Professor Peter Campbell, Head of Cancer Genetics and Genomics, Wellcome Trust, Sanger Institute