Could multi-lingual also mean the ability to effectively converse in ‘doctor’, ‘patient’, ‘lawyer’ or ‘police’?  How does crossover exist between the humanities, health research and industry?

Through the lens of organ donation and transplantation, research and science communication, Dr Aimee Catalan’s two parallel careers have become tied together through narrative and the art of storytelling.

Aimee Catalan is a self-proclaimed generalist who has spent her career using communication to bridge the humanities, health and research.  Her expertise in media and science communication have given her opportunities to lecture and coordinate courses at the University of Queensland where she is an adjunct Associate Professor in the Faculty of Medicine. Aimee has spoken about her experiences through forums like Storytelling of Science at the Museum of Brisbane and has appeared on Screen Australia’s award-winning documentary Dying to Live, Channel 9’s docuseries, The Gift, and as a guest on science podcasts like Smart Enough to Know Better. 

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This event will be held at the Women’s College - a short walk from UQ Lakes Bus Station and car parking is available on site. The ticket price includes morning tea, with lunch available after the event for an additional cost.

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