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Desert Island Books with Yassmin Abdel-Magied
26 Aug 2017, Library at The Dock
Which books would you want with you if you were stranded on a desert island?
A Modern Day Troubadour: Poetry Reading by Peter Bakowski
5 Sep 2017, East Melbourne Library
Melbourne based poet Peter Bakowski reads selected poetry from his latest publication, The Courage Season.
Jane Webster's French Table
29 Aug 2017, East Melbourne Library
Join a celebration of all things French and food-related.
Evenings at the Florey – The World of Nutraceuticals
1 Nov 2017, Kenneth Myer Building
Professor Philip Beart takes a journey from 'super foods' to pharmacy supplements to discover the key to healthy ageing.
New Technologies and the Brain in a Dish
22 Nov 2017, Kenneth Myer Building
Professor Steve Petrou's 'brain in a dish' and other emerging technologies are leading the way to better epilepsy diagnosis, treatment and outcomes.
Evenings at the Florey – Frontiers of Psychology
18 Oct 2017, Kenneth Myer Building
Professor Richard Kannan discusses the rare and often misunderstood condition - Conversion Syndrome.
Evenings at the Florey – Changing our Focus on Addiction
6 Sep 2017, Kenneth Myer Building
In this lecture, the Florey's Prof Andrew Lawrence looks at new treatments and fresh ways to think about the recovering brain.
Florey Daytime Lecture – Imaging the Pathways of the Brain
22 Aug 2017, Ian Potter Auditorium – Kenneth Myer Building
Prof Graeme Jackson will talk about contemporary imaging techniques, especially imaging the pathways in the living brain.
Florey Daytime Lecture – Genetics and our Future Health
14 Nov 2017, Kenneth Myer Building
Hear a lecture about genes and the dynamic impact that gene research may have on our health.
Florey Daytime Lecture – The Healthy Brain Project
12 Sep 2017, Ian Potter Auditorium – Kenneth Myer Building
Come along to hear about the Healthy Brain Project, a community-based initiative to understand optimal health and ageing.
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