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Lifesaving 3D Printing

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  • Speech-to-text
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What you’ll do

Over lunch, hear from a scientist about her research into 3D printing and whether it could revolutionise the healthcare of the future, from drug-delivery to smart prosthetics.

About your speaker

Anna Ploszajski is an award-winning engineer and materials scientist from University College London. In 2017, she was named Young Engineer of the Year by the Royal Academy of Engineering.

Where we’ll be

Our Packed Lunches are held in the Forum, which can seat up to 70 people, on Level 1. Follow the signs through the Medicine Now gallery.

To attend, just turn up on the day. Please remember, spaces are limited and it can get busy. Doors open at 12.45.



Need to know


We’ll be in the Forum. To get there, take the lift or stairs up to level 1 and then follow the signs through the ‘Being Human’ gallery.


This event will be live-transcribed, with text displayed on a large screen.

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