Online Monash Sensory Science - "My Goodness" Book Launch

08/20/2021 08/20/2021 Australia/Melbourne Online Monash Sensory Science - "My Goodness" Book Launch

We invite members of the blind, low vision and deaf community to touch, see and listen at our newest exhibition for National Science Week.

This online exhibition will showcase the Multisensory Interactive Science Book developed to explore the world of infection, immunity, food and nutrition, titled "My Goodness".

This online exhibition is a collaboration between Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute’s Rossjohn Laboratory, and Swinburne University’s Interaction Design Lab.

The books displayed are built of foam core, laminated pages, utilising large print text, braille, tactile artworks, haptic and audio display to create a truly interactive experience.  They will explore a range of audio approaches including 3D sound and interactive sound elements. The palette of sounds will be drawn from analogue modular synthesis.

Post this event, the books are intended for a roving exhibition that will travel across metropolitan and regional communities and disability educational centres in Victoria.

Event Details

Date:
20 August 2021 at 12:00 am – 12:00 am
Venue:
ONLINE
Cost:
FREE
Categories:
Education; Biomedical Sciences

Description

We invite members of the blind, low vision and deaf community to touch, see and listen at our newest exhibition for National Science Week.

This online exhibition will showcase the Multisensory Interactive Science Book developed to explore the world of infection, immunity, food and nutrition, titled "My Goodness".

This online exhibition is a collaboration between Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute’s Rossjohn Laboratory, and Swinburne University’s Interaction Design Lab.

The books displayed are built of foam core, laminated pages, utilising large print text, braille, tactile artworks, haptic and audio display to create a truly interactive experience.  They will explore a range of audio approaches including 3D sound and interactive sound elements. The palette of sounds will be drawn from analogue modular synthesis.

Post this event, the books are intended for a roving exhibition that will travel across metropolitan and regional communities and disability educational centres in Victoria.


Name
Faculty Events Team
E-Mail
med-events@monash.edu
Phone
99055971
Organisation
Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences