Talk Science

Missed these talks at past one-north Festivals? Want to learn about the topic from subject experts? We gather a few of our most popular public talks and more here.

 
Piecing Together a Broken Heart

Piecing Together a Broken Heart

Find out how scientists use computer models to make dynamic models of patients’ hearts, and how this helps doctors accurately understand what happens to a patient’s heart following a heart attack.

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Food Nation – What We Eat and Why It Matters

Food Nation – What We Eat and Why It Matters

Diabetes, obesity and cardiovascular disease are on the rise, particularly in Asia. Recent research on food and lifestyle choices has looked at how Asian diets might be contributing to our rising obesity levels, and what we can do about it.

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Bitcoin and Blockchain: What You Need To Know Beyond Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin and Blockchain: What You Need To Know Beyond Cryptocurrency

Everyone’s talking about Bitcoin, but what is it, really? Learn about the blockchain, the technology that drives Bitcoin, and how this technology can be applied across various industries from finance to logistics.

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Are You Paying More? Big Data Profiling and e-Commerce Pricing

Are You Paying More? Big Data Profiling and e-Commerce Pricing

What is personalised pricing and how are e-commerce companies doing it? Learn about the legal and ethical issues surrounding what data corporations keep on you, and what to look out for when shopping online.

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How do we discover new medicine?

How do we discover new medicine?

We are lucky to live in the 21st century: for many of our common ailments, relief is just a pill or two away. But do you ever wonder how these pills were discovered and made? Our scientist explains how drug discoveries are being made today.

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