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  • IMP students to talk nutrition, smartwatches in upcoming Let's Talk Science presentations

    Mar 1, 2018 | Posted by: Rhys Mahannah

    FAD or FACT: Current Controversies in Nutrition

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    Join IMP students Amy Kim, Ciaran Galts, and Nick Slater, as well as Marina Parvanova of UVic's Health
    Advocacy Club, in an open conversation about nutrition. They'll cover the following points:

    • The facts on fat: lose it or love it?
    • Getting the to "meat" of the issues: the debate over red meat
    • Hold the gluten: from gluten sensitivity to Celiac Disease
    • Nutritional supplements: "Hey, Doc -- should I be taking this?"

    When: Thursday, March 15, 2018  |  6:00 to 8:00pm
    Where: Room 150, Medical Sciences Building, UVic (click here to see a map)

    Click here to see the poster. This event is free and open to everyone. Light refreshments will be served.


    Watching Your Health: The Use of Smartwatches
    for Personal Health Monitoring

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    Join IMP students Josh Piemontesi, Braden Siempelkamp, and Gordon Minaker in an open conversation
    about using smart watches for health monitoring. They'll cover the following points:

    • How can you use your smartwatch effectively for wellness and fitness monitoring?
    • What are the issues with reliability, accuracy, privacy, and security?
    • What is the future role of smartwatches in the healthcare system?

    When: Tuesday, March 20, 2018  |  6:00 to 8:00pm
    Where: Room 150, Medical Sciences Building, UVic (click here to see a map)

    Click here to see the poster. This event is free and open to everyone. Light refreshments will be served.



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