The Great Debate Results!!!

The Great Debate Results!!!

The Topic: Creating Superman - is it ethical to genetically modify organisms? Across the world GMO technology is a hotly debated topic with fierce proponents on both sides of the fence. Given that we were dealing with these issues on a daily basis we thought a great outreach project would be to have the ethics of our science contested in a verbal boxing ring. To do so we organised “The Great Debate” in collaboration with our schools society Babsoc. On the table was the broad spectrum topic “Creating Superman: Is it ethical to genetically modify organisms?”. The two teams were sourced from enthusiastic Science undergrads who went head to head on a balmy Friday afternoon. A range of convincing arguments were communicated by both sides. Some of the team's’ key points are summarised below. The Affirmative Team Potential risk-benefit analysis, with examples of how such technologies have helped humanity in the past The near limitless potential of genetic engineering, and how with it many...
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Social Night Thanks!

Social Night Thanks!

A shout-out to everyone turned up to our social night. Thank you all for making it an awesome night! We hope you all enjoyed showing off your bowling skills and had fun shooting it out on the battlefield. We are planning for more exciting events to come so watch this space! You can keep posted about our future events by liking our facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/eissoc  ...
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BABSOC Social Night

BABSOC Social Night

Hey Everyone! Babsoc has organised a great deal for you to some Laser Skirmish, bowling, in as much quantity to satisfy White Goodman. Afterwards we were all thinking of heading to the Bavarian bier cafe for a quiet beverage to end a more rowdy evening :). So bring yourself, bring your friends and sign up to the event on facebook (https://www.facebook.com/events/1600604640188842/1602837403298899/) or email us with you intention to join. Looking forward to seeing you there :) ...
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Semester 2 BBQ Thanks!

Thank you everyone who came by the BABSOC Semester 2 BBQ. The turnout was amazing and has been one of the best BBQs so far. We hope you all enjoyed the sausage sizzles and had a great time mingling with each other. A reminder that BABSOC is also hosting a Social night on the 20th of August, so come along and bring all your friends for a great time! Hope to see you there! BBQ SNAPS:  ...
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Upcoming 2017

Calling all BABSOC students! Prepare yourself for an eventful new semester as the BABSOC committee have lined up a series of exciting events for you to attend! BABS Trivia night Grab a team for a friendly battle of the minds - and free pizza! Social BBQs Careers Night See where your degree might take you; you might find that there are opportunities that you never considered before The Great Debate Social Night Science Parties BABS Symposium  ...
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Semester 2 BBQ

Semester 2 BBQ

Hi BABSOC members! To kick off Semester 2, the BABSOC team has organised a social BBQ where you will get the opportunity to catch up with all your friends, meet new people and enjoy a delicious sausage sizzle , veggie patties and drinks. When: Wednesday 5th August, 2nd week of Semester. 11:30-2:30pm Where: The Wilton Tea Room (Level 1 Samuels Building). Hope to see you all there! ...
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Trivia Night!

Trivia Night!

Hello BABS members! As you may already know, we are holding a trivia night on the 7th of May. Make sure you come along and bring your friends for a jam-packed night of fun and food. It will be an awesome chance to meet new people and duke it out over some exclusive prizes. Don't forget there will be free pizza! Hope to see you all there! When: Thursday 7th of May 6-8pm Where: BiBSpace (Level 1 Bioscience)...
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Semester 1 BBQ

Semester 1 BBQ

Hi all BABs Enthusiasts!!! BABSOC welcomes you to our opening event for Semester 1, a BBQ! This means there will be a free sausage sizzle, veggie patties, drinks as well as some snacks. Be sure to come down as it will be a great opportunity for you to meet a range of BABS staff and students, and most importantly fill your belly with the tasty goodness that comes from a BBQ. Hope to see you there!!! Where: Wilton Tea Room, Level 1, Samuels Building, UNSW When: Wednesday, 29th of April, 2015 Time: 11:30 AM - 2PM...
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Arts Week – Reverie

Arts Week – Reverie

How are you feeling today? BABSOC is looking to get students and staff involved with Arts Week by putting together two canvas mosaics that express how we feel as a community. Come along to either the BIBS space (undergrads), or the Wilton Tea Room (postgrads and staff) during week 5 to attach your ribbon of choice to the canvas and express your emotions good or bad, but hopefuly good! ...
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