Explore an exciting career in Public Health, Medical and Veterinary Science by visiting our range of hands-on learning displays.

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11am - 3pmPublic Health, Medical and Veterinary Science Information Marquee
Come and talk to our friendly staff about a career in Public Health, Medical or Veterinary Science. Have all your questions answered here, then join in on the fun interactive displays.
Central Open Day Precinct
11am - 3pmParasites
See in 3D glory the parasites that invade our bodies, from head lice to intestinal worms. See parasites as you never imagined. A world of blood and guts!
Biomedicine Marquee | Outside Building 5 | Central Open Day Precinct
11am - 3pmBlood Typing
Ever wondered what your blood group is? Or how the Medical Laboratory Scientists find out which blood is compatible for transfusion? Come and see us at Biomedicine to find out.
Biomedicine Marquee | Outside Building 5 | Central Open Day Precinct
11am - 3pmDoes That Free Blood Pressure App Really Work?
What is the best way to monitor blood pressure in a world of free medical apps and Fitbits? Let us measure your blood pressure with traditional vs. modern techniques and judge just how accurate (or not) the various methods are!
Biomedicine Marquee | Outside Building 5 | Central Open Day Precinct
11am - 3pmRest With Pets to Bust Stress
A joint Biomedicine and Veterinary Science Collaboration Activity. Rest with pets and compare the effects of petting a dog, petting a stuffed animal and petting a furry pillow on reducing your blood pressure. Discover the “fur factor” or the “fun factor” of stress busting.
Biomedicine and Veterinary Sciences Precinct Under-croft Between Buildings 97 and 87 | Shuttle Tour | Bus Stop 6
11am - 3pmMake My DNA
Come make Clint Eastwood’s DNA and hear about learning and career opportunities in Molecular & Cell Biology.
Molecular and Cell Biology Marquee | Outside Building 5 | Central Open Day Precinct
11am - 3pmThe Chicken or the Egg
Which came first, the chicken or the egg? Discover how the humble egg becomes a living creature in just 21 days! Learn fun facts about eggs hatching, chicken reproduction, the incubation process, their eye colour, and so much more!
Veterinary Sciences Marquee | Outside Building 5 | Central Open Day Precinct
11am - 3pmGo With The Flow!
Go with the flow and find out what one drop of blood can tell you. Check out some cool blood smears and the stories they tell. Learn fun fact about the blood cells which help your body fight infections and other inflammatory diseases.
Veterinary Sciences Marquee | Outside Building 5 | Central Open Day Precinct
11am - 3pmBugs, Germs and Worms
An up close look at the bugs, germs and worms that call us and our pets home. Discover what bacteria and parasites look like up close and personal. Pick up fun facts about various parasites and how they spread, multiply and rely on their hosts.
Veterinary Sciences Marquee | Outside Building 5 | Central Open Day Precinct
11am - 3pmWhat Animal and Species is This?
Test your skull detection skills. The bones come together like a puzzle to make a skull that forms the head in most vertebrates. How many bones are in a skull? Are teeth part of the skull? What are the differences between herbivore and carnivore teeth?
Veterinary Science Museum | Building 102 | Bus Stop 6
11am - 3pmPaws and Claws
Meet Fred Skellington and learn about appendages and digits. Acquire fun facts about paws, claws, fingers and evolution.
Veterinary Science Museum | Building 102 (or just to 97)
11am - 3pmSun Safety
Find out how to protect your skin from the Tropical North QLD sun at our sunscreen application stations.
Public Health and Tropical Medicine Marquee | Outside Building 5 | Central Open Day Precinct

Dont' forget your enclosed shoes! Due to Workplace Health and Safety requirements, enclosed shoes must be worn in all Science and Medical labs.

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