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Over My Dead Body – The Ethics of Displaying Corpses

BODY WORLDS Vital can be visited from 5pm, debate begins at 7pm.
Location: Life Science Centre, Newcastle upon Tyne
Over My Dead Body – The Ethics of Displaying Corpses
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BODY WORLDS Vital, the exhibition of real human bodies, opens at Life on 17 May. Is it entirely ethical to display human bodies? See the exhibition for yourself then explore the issues and have your say at this panel debate on the ethical aspects of BODY WORLDS.

Your ticket includes time to explore BODY WORLDS Vital from 5pm. The panel debate will begin at 7pm. The panel includes anatomist Stephen Boddy (Northumbria University), artist Rachael Allen and writer Jane Wildgoose. The debate will be chaired by Simon Woods from PEALS (Policy, Ethics and Life Sciences Research Centre) at Newcastle University. There will be an opportunity to ask questions.

BODY WORLDS Vital - The Exhibition of Real Human Bodies
17 May 2014 - 4 January 2015
Included in Science Centre admission

An awe-inspiring journey through the human body, celebrating its complexity, beauty and potential, makes its UK debut at the Centre for Life, Newcastle.

BODY WORLDS Vital: Special Events

A special programme of events to complement BODY WORLDS Vital.