Calling all curious minds! Are you ready for two nights of mind-blowing conversations about the latest medical research? Pint of Science is back in 2023 with an exciting lineup of talks.
Join us at Little Creatures, Geelong as we bring together the top researchers from Deakin University and Barwon Health to discuss cutting-edge research on new treatments for common mental health problems. From mysteries of the human body to the role of diet in depression and bipolar disorder, you’ll learn from the best of the best in the industry.
Don’t miss this chance to tap into the brilliance of these remarkable minds and gain insights into the latest advancements in health research happening right here in Geelong! Get more information about Pint of Science in Geelong and purchase your tickets through Pint of Science here.
Feast your mind on these intriguing talks
Tuesday 23rd May
Can we create an injection to cure Diabetes?
We all probably know someone who has Diabetes. It is a common but potentially life-threatening disease. This talk will highlight some of the scientific advancements and what is being developed to better treat it and perhaps even find a cure.
Influenza Viruses-Nothing to Sneeze at
Influenza viruses remain an ongoing seasonal health concern for Australians. Current intervention strategies have focused almost exclusively on targeting the virus itself. The Stambas group for over a decade has studied host responses and their impact on disease outcomes. We will provide an update on where the field currently stands.
Wednesday 24th May
This event is being held under Change to Improve Mental Health (CHIME), a collaboration between Barwon Health and Deakin University focussed on reimagining and transforming regional mental healthcare.
How Diet Can Help You Recover from Depression
Depression can be a tough nut to crack, but recent research suggests that diet may hold the key to recovery. Discover the latest findings on how what you eat can impact your mental health.
Brain Stress Pathways and Depression & Bipolar Disorder
Delve into the fascinating world of brain stress pathways and their potential role in depression and bipolar disorder. Learn how this groundbreaking research could pave the way for new treatments.
Could a Pill Help People Come Off ‘Ice’?
Explore the groundbreaking research at Deakin University that is investigating whether a commonly used antidepressant tablet can help people overcome addiction to methamphetamine, commonly known as ‘ice’.