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20130315 - Brain Awareness Week - Head injuries in sport, at work and on the road - 15 March 2013 - 13:00 - Stream 1

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Brain Awareness Week - Head injuries in sport, at work and on the road


Classifications: Enabled, Upcoming Excursions

Provider: Museum of Human Disease


Presenter: Prof. Lynne Bilston

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Date: 15 March 2013

Start Time: 13:00

End Time: 14:00

Duration: 1 hour

Closing Date: Bookings Close 13-Mar-13

Availability: DEC and Non-DEC

DEC Positions: 10

Non-DEC Positions: 10

Price: Free

KLA Syllabus: Secondary

KLA Stage/s: Stage 5,Stage 6

KLA Year/s: Year 9,Year 10,Year 12

Key Learning Area/s: Personal Development/Health and Physical Education,Science

KLA Topic/s: Senior Science

KLA Keyword/s: brain, head injury, car crash, helmet, hard hat


Event Overview: Using case studies and museum specimens, Prof Lynne Bilston will describe what happens to the brain during a head injury, especially in vehicle accidents. She explains how different safety mechanisms, such as hard hats, safety helmets and head gear can protect the brain from injury in an accident.

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Additional Booking Instructions: The University of New South Wales and the Museum of Human Disease have agreed to waive the costs for these sessions. However, so as not to waste our speakers�� time, we will charge a $100 cancellation fee for schools that book and then cancel or do not attend.

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