ACT – Stem Cells at the Pub (22 Nov) + Canberra AGM (1 Dec)

Hi ACT ASCers,

2 events are coming up, hope to see you there!

1. Stem Cells at the Pub:

Whether the story is about promises of groundbreaking cures, allegations of scientific fraud or warnings of ethical dilemmas, stem cell research makes headlines and sparks debate. How does the media shape the public’s perceptions of stem cells and scientists? Is the promise of stem cells over-hyped? Who is responsible for keeping the story straight?

Canberra Labor Club, Civic, 16 Petrie Plaza, Sunday 22 November 7pm for 7.30pm start

Panel includes Professor Alan Trounson – President of the California Institute of Regenerative Medicine Simon Grose – Canberra Correspondent, Science Media

This event is free and open to the public. Seats are limited so rsvp to 0402710943 or []. Presented by the Australasian Society for Stem Cell Research ( and the Australian Science Communicators (

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