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Life animated in 3D: Alzheimer’s disease and type 2 diabetes

In Australia, one in four people over the age of 85 suffer from Alzheimer’s and about one million of us live with diabetes. There are very few of us untouched in some way by these diseases. And yet how well do most people understand them? A joint project between the[…]

Beginning a career in biomedical animation

BY ANDREW LILJA So, you want to become a biomedical animator but think it’s an overwhelming and difficult pathway? Well, you are not alone. These are some of the thoughts I faced as biomedical scientist eager to spread scientific concepts from the bench to the wider community with next to[…]

Animation in education

The Department of Physiology at UniMelb has used an existing adaptive eLearning platform, Smart Sparrow, to deliver rich media content to students. With a mixture of text, images, and video, students are able to navigate through the pre-reading modules, answering questions along the way. If a student answers incorrectly, they[…]