Medical myths and misconceptions

Public event with 2012 Kohn Award winner Dr Suzy Lishman, part of the Gravity Fields Festival in Grantham, Linconshire.

Dr Suzy Lishman

Event details

Pathologist Dr Suzy Lishman explores the science behind common medical questions including ‘Does your hair continue to grow after you die?’ and ‘Can you live without five internal organs?’. The audience will have the chance to vote on each question and find out how their answers compare to those of over 1000 school students.

Attending this event

Tickets are required for this event and may be purchased from the Gravity Fields Festival website. Tickets are £4.

This event is fully accessible with limited accessible seating is available. A hearing induction loop is also available. Please inform the Box Office staff regarding your needs when booking on Tel: (01476 406158)

 

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Events coming up

  • The interaction of fire and mankind 14 September 2015 at The Royal Society, London Scientific discussion meeting organised by Professor Andrew Scott, Professor William Chaloner FRS, Professor Claire Belcher and Dr Chris Roos
  • The interaction of fire and mankind - further discussion 16 September 2015 at The Royal Society at Chicheley Hall, home of the Kavli Royal Society International Centre, Buckinghamshire Scientific discussion meeting organised by Professor Andrew Scott, Professor William Chaloner FRS, Dr Claire Belcher and Professor Chris Roos
  • Open House Weekend 2015 19 September 2015 at The Royal Society, London The Royal Society's building will be open to the public on Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 September 2015.

For more events please see the events diary.

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