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Sexy science

Wheelchair Accessible Venue
Past event - 2019
20 May Doors open 6:00pm | Start time 6:30pm | End time 8:30pm
The Delany Hotel, 134 Darby St, Cooks Hill,
Newcastle 2300
Find out all you need to know about getting it on! Our researchers will explore everything from the humble hyena clitoris to contraceptive choice.

Contraception - your choices

Dr Melissa Harris (ARC DECRA Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Newcastle)
Time to get serious. We'll be talking about the complex nature of young women’s contraceptive practices and pregnancy intentions, including the reasons behind specific method choice, as well as their relationship to accidental pregnancy.

Dr Melissa Harris is an Australian Research Council DECRA Research Fellow at the University of Newcastle. Her current program of work examines the contraceptive decision-making practices of Australian women of reproductive age with chronic disease.

Love is a battlefield: war against Chlamydia

Dr Jemma Mayall (Post Doctoral Researcher, University of Newcastle)
This sneaky bacteria infects everything from snakes to koalas, to us if we’re not careful! Learn about the ways Chlamydia avoids detection, how our bodies fend it off and how the ladies get the raw end of the deal (again!).

Dr Jemma Mayall is a Postdoctoral Researcher working at the Hunter Medical Research Institute. She completed her PhD in Immunology & Microbiology at UON (2016). She is the recipient of numerous awards including an Australian Postgraduate Award.

Saucy science

Ms Catherine King (Museum Express Officer, Newcastle Museum)
Exploding penisis, hyena clitorises and the crazy world of insect sex. Need we say more?

Catherine is a professional science communicator who loves shooting marshmallows out of a vacuum cleaner, making slime, firing rockets, creating masive liquid nitrogen evaporation clouds, and getting everyone to love science!

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