• Zoe Canestra

    Hi! My name is Zoe, I'm a second year student in the Bachelor of Science, intending to major in Animal Health and Disease. The plan is to study a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine after my undergrad. Although I don't intend on being a scientist, communicating scientific information is integral to being a medical professional - not every dog owner will understand what I mean by "kennel cough" or the medication I have to put them on! I hope you enjoy my posts, have a happy semester!

  1. Infected with Polio from the Polio Vaccine: How Could This Happen?

    Recently I re watched one of my favourite documentaries of all time called Jabbed. It’s an hour and a half all about vaccines with explanations of …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2018/10/13/infected-with-polio-from-the-polio-vaccine-how-could-this-happen

  2. Are you built for comfort or speed? VO2 Max can tell you

    So I recently got back into exercise after a couple of months of couch based stagnation, and decided to buy myself a fitness tracker. This thing …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2018/09/11/are-you-built-for-comfort-or-speed-vo2-max-can-tell-you

  3. I Smell a Parkinson’s Breakthrough

    Early last month, Acta Neuropathologica Communications published a paper about a newly found link between loss of sense of smell and Parkinson’s disease. This rather common …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2018/08/11/i-smell-a-parkinsons-breakthrough