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Anatomy for the terrified!!!

Forget your biology textbook and see how key parts of your body work.


Perhaps – influenced by the tales of body snatchers and publicity seekers who have given it a bad name – you think that anatomy has been studied for hundreds of years, is no more than a dead science, and is altogether creepy. But in reality anatomy is the study of the most complex and awesome machine known to science and you are walking around in one! Join us for an evening of wonder as Susie shows us some amazing anatomical curiosities, including carrying out a heart dissection in our very own lecture theatre. Forget your biology textbook and see how key parts of your body work and how the latest technologies are helping us to explore our bodies through three dimensional representations of both the male and female forms.

Susie Whiten is Senior Lecturer at the Bute School of Medicine, University of St Andrews, teaching human anatomy and reproductive physiology. Her research interests are clinical anatomy and medical education. A regular and popular contributor to the Ri Science for Schools programme, Susie won the 1999 Science Teacher of the Year Award from the Times Higher Education Supplement and the Ri.


Speaker(s):

Dr Susie Whiten | talks

 

Date and Time:

11 October 2005 at 7:00 pm

Duration:

2 hours

 

Venue:

The Royal Institution of Great Britain
21 Albemarle Street
London
W1S 4BS
020 7409 2992
http://www.rigb.org/

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Tickets:

£8, £5 for Ri Members and concessions

Available from:

www.rigb.org or phone 020 7409 2992

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