[ASC-list] Starting in a few mins!: Today at 1:30pm AEST online: meet Dr Kate Patterson, visual science communicator and trans-disciplinary researcher working at the interface of art and science.

Kali Madden office at asc.asn.au
Thu Nov 10 02:27:59 UTC 2016


On Thu, Nov 10, 2016 at 12:15 PM, Kali Madden <office at asc.asn.au> wrote:

> Dear ASC-List,
>
> Today's member guest uses visual language to transform complex scientific
> concepts for a general audience. Kate is a trans-disciplinary researcher
> working at the interface of art and science, bringing together the
> historically segregated fields of technology, art and science in order to
> contribute new work and knowledge to the field of visual science
> communication.
>
> Science can be complex, dynamic and invisible to the naked eye. Kate makes
> this accessible to a broad audience through the combined use of hand
> drawn illustration, computer generated imagery and 3D animation. Kate
> transforms raw scientific data using the tools of visual arts and
> cinematography into a form that can be used for education, communication
> and awareness purposes.
>
> Kate graduated from the University of Sydney faculty of Veterinary Science
> in 2003. She worked as a small animal veterinarian until 2009 when she was
> also awarded her PhD in cancer biology, signal transduction at the Garvan
> Institute of Medical Research. Kate then worked as a science writer and
> illustrator with Professor Susan Clark in the Epigenetics Research Group at
> the Garvan Institute and also at the National Breast Cancer Foundation. In
> 2012 she was awarded an Inspiring Australia government grant to produce
> compelling, 3D animations on cancer and epigenetics.
>
> Kate is a Lab Research Fellow in the 3D visualization and aesthetics
> laboratory at UNSW Art and Design and a visual science communicator in the
> Epigenetics Research Group at the Garvan Institute of Medical Research. She
> writes the “Drawing from science” column for The Conversation, works
> freelance as a writer, scientific illustrator and animator trading as
> MediPics and Prose.
>
> See some of Kate's work at:
> http://www.garvan.org.au/research/genomics-epigenetics/bioda
> ta-visualisation/katpat
>
> Join us online today to meet Kate!
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> This webinar is the forty fourth Meet the Member in the 2016 ASC webinar
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Kali Madden

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