Young People and e-Cigarettes
What role does social media have in vaping? Dr Samia Amin’s esearch aims to understand how friends, family, advertising, and other kinds of interactions on social media influence people’s perceptions and use of e-cigarettes.
|When:||Thursday, August 15 2019. 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM|
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Civic Place, Susan Street, Auburn, NSW, 2141
|Topic:||Health and medical|
|Bookings:||02 8757 9060|
Social media platforms like Facebook, YouTube, Snapchat, Twitter and Instagram are a great way for people to share news, seek guidance, and join in with communities of like-minded people.
But it can be hard to separate fact from fiction online, especially for questions affecting our health.
Dr Samia Amin is a medical doctor who spent 17 years working in Bangladesh and Malaysia before joining the Centre for Health Informatics at Macquarie University to undertake a PhD.
Her research aims to understand how friends, family, advertising, and other kinds of interactions on social media influence people’s perceptions and use of e-cigarettes.
This event is part of Inspiring Australia’s Talking Science series as part of National Science Week.
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