Ladies and Gentlemen, on todays debate that women have the right to an
abortion, we as the negative team will be advocating pro-life.
As first speaker, I will be arguing that life begins at conception.
Our second speaker, Rachael will speak about the psyc
The Greek Philosophers
The Greek tradition of Philosophy spanned perhaps 700 years, and was practiced in
many different countries, so lumping all of these people into the the same category is
like grouping a scientist from modern times with a philosophe
Artists, Anatomists and Surgeons
Also: Students, Bodies and Books
Anatomy: Plastination (preserving bodies, no smell or decay) as a teaching tool but also as theatre
Plastination was also used as entertainment
Always the question of would you donate you
Organs, Tissues and Cells: Post-mortems and
Murders to obtain random bodies: useful?
- This system panicked the people
- Beginning of the 19th century, criticism was beginning of the usefulness of the system
Where to find cutting edge teac
Microbe Hunters: From diseases bodies to disease in
Where did the concept of diagnosis come from?
Other stories of the causes of ill health in the past and present: seeking an explanation
- Supernatural intervention generally blamed gods, maybe t
Smallpox in Europe and Australia: The plague of the
More lesions on the skin more likely to survive
Bangladesh in the 1960s had smallpox epidemic
Current media reports:
- Against immunisation and vaccines
- toxic waste
Medicine Goes into the Universities
Galen and the Gladiators
Formalising early health care: when, why and how did this happen?
University lectures on Medicine began in churches
Medicine in the University: where did these approaches come from?
The process of science:
How is science done?
- Observation of phenomena is one entry point in a loop. This could be through
experimentation and/or measuring or recording of data.
Once there is some observation, scientists tend to hypothesise or theorise
Q1: The Hippocratic Oath:
Where did it all begin?
- Primitive medicine
o the first kind of medicine or healthcare
- It involved social and environmental relationships within groups/tribes/villages
- In early medicine if you were sic
The Dark and Rebirth
After the classical age.
o We have seen that there were great advancements in thought throughout what is
termed the Classical age.
o The origins of how we practise medicine, advancement in mathematics, cosmology
and philosophical thou
Teamwork Reflection for Panel Discussion
Preparing and undertaking the panel discussion task has developed an array of skills that will
continue to benefit my studies within university. The task encompassed these skills which
were constantly used to accom
1. What is science
In today's society, science surrounds the activities of mankind: "the bread (meaning basis) of
Campbell acknowledges science andt be accepted on each scientific achievement.
Previously science involved t
Hippocrates in the Market Place
The origins of Western Medicine and Health Care
Why study the history of Medicine?
- Pride in the triumphs of modern medicine
- An antidote to hubris: Medicine has reached its peak!
- Fostering an understanding connection b
Online Modules: The beginnings
- Teachers of Big History tell the story of humanity using a multi-discipline approach.
- Going from 13.8 billion years ago at the instant of the Big Bang to modern day requires the use of
knowledge from science, archaeology
Reflective Journal or Blog
Please write a preliminary blog answering these questions exactly:
Why did you enrol in this program?
I enrolled in Medical Science because I love what it offers:
merging Medicine and Science. My dream is to
Name of Student
Date of Meeting
Tutorial or Program
How did you meet?
Name of Scientist or
Date of Meeting
How did you meet?
SCIF1111 Test 1 preparation
1. What are the three important characteristics of science? Why?
Creativity is one of the important characteristic of science. It enables us to put many
ideas, approaches as well as the source of inspiration, such as guesses, d
SCIF1111 Mid-session Exam Preparation
A History of Medicine.
The Hippocratic Oath
- Hippocratic medicine: a focus on the connection between
health and the environment.
- Preventative medicine, if it didnt work, it was rationalized
i.e. didnt take advice p
Topic: Organ harvesting
What is organ harvesting?
Your tutor will be in charge of the panel discussions in Weeks 9 and 10
Interview with a Scientist (DUE WEEK 11 5 to 10mins)
Team name: GEMS
Team members: Evita Tran, Greeshma Predeep, Hye Won Park (Sally), Michele Lim
Agreed meeting dates and times: Every Monday 12 3pm
Question 1: Score 0/1
What was the significance of art on anatomical knowledge?
The significance of art in anatomical knowledge is to provide a detailed and realistic
drawings of human anatomy, ie parts of the body that is visible during the dissection of
The Hunt for the Magic Bullet: From syphilis to AIDS, a
journey in pictures
Magic bullet: something that will hit something else without fail
How to kill the microbes:
- To find a way of firing a substance into the human body that will kill the microbes
Initiative, innovation and
- Asking questions
- Being proactive doing things without being told to do so
What are 3 characteristics of frugal innovations:
- Ability to create m
Science and Witchcraft in the 17th
Science has not always meant what it means today
Originally meant knowledge
Scientia means knowledge
Where is the beginning of the word science?
More common way of interpreting science is a way of doing, a proc
The progress of science (as of 2017)
This module aims to:
Suggest what encourages and impedes the advancement of knowledge (using the
'Four Idols' as an example of what can impede growth of knowledge)
Define 'paradigm' and their role in science
SCIF EXAM 2
HISTORY OF MEDICINE
1. BODIES FOR SALE
New Directions in 18th Century
Decline of uni teaching, particularly anatomy
o 18th century not good time to be @ uni, had bad reputation everywhere
o Due idea that dogs would eat insides of human body w
Organ harvesting is a surgical procedure which involves the removal of functioning organs from a
person, to be implanted into bodies of those who requires it.
So, what are the uses of organ harvesting?
Its primary use is in organ transplant
9.3 The Search for Better Health
When physiological processes malfunction, the body tries to repair the damage. The process is similar in all
living things and it is only when the process fails to contain the damage that disease can be
Biography of a classmate (15%)
Your first assignment is to write a biography of a fellow student in SCIF1111. You have to meet with this classmate
face-to-face (you need to provide evidence of this) and conduct an interview, using the outline below. Based
From diseased bodies to disease
in the body
AN APPOINTMENT WITH YOUR DOCTOR
Sore throat & runny
Phlegm & cough?
bacterial infection or a
Where did that
by Sally, Michele, Evita & Greeshma
A surgical procedure that removes organ for reuse.
Money (black market)
Provided by the Australian Government, organ and tissue autho
On a windy 27th July afternoon in Fairfield West, a beautiful girl, tash began her journey. Throughout
her childhood, she grew up in the south-west region of Sydney, Fairfield West where she was raised
as a cheerful and