Feeling the life : a look into the visual culture of life scientists
Vyas, Dhaval, Bhatt, Hinal, Moroni, Lorenzo, & Nijholt, Anton (2011) Feeling the life : a look into the visual culture of life scientists. In Dittmar, Anke & Forbrig, Peter (Eds.) Proceedings of the 29th Annual European Conference on Cognitive Ergonomics, ACM, Rostock, Germany, pp. 119-126.
In order to deal with human biological problems, life scientists have started investigating artificial ways of generating tissues and growing cells ? leading to the evolution of tissue engineering. In this paper we explore visualization practices of life scientists working within the domain of tissue engineering. We carried out a small scale ethnographic exploration with 8 scientists and explored that the real value of scientists' experiments (and simulations), reasoning and collaborative processes go beyond their end results. We observed that these scientists' three-dimensional reasoning, corporeal knowledge and intimacy with biological objects and tools play a vital role in overall success.
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|Item Type:||Conference Paper|
|Keywords:||HCI, Ethnography, tissue engineering, Visualization Practices, Regenerative Medicine|
|Divisions:||Current > Schools > School of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Science and Technology
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2011 The Author(s)|
|Deposited On:||12 May 2014 03:52|
|Last Modified:||12 Jun 2014 03:42|
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