Playford Primary visit

Michelle-Zhang_web118 August 2015:

In a school visit organised by the Smith Family Charity as a part of National Science Week, CNBP researcher Michelle Zhang and CNBP Honours student  Irene Willcocks, gave a 45 min talk and science demonstration to over 20 students at Playford Primary School, Northern Adelaide.

During the outreach session, the students (ranging from Year 2 to Year 6), learnt more about the science of light as well as its application in medicine.

Demonstrations involved the use of UV-active beads (which gain colour with the application of UV light) and each child was given a couple of beads to take home as a souvenir.

Also demonstrated was the use of fluorophore and fibre for use in medical research and diagnosis, in what was an enjoyable and educational session for all participants.