Salon: Winning Ways – the use and abuse of performance enhancing technologies
Ethical considerations surrounding enhancing technologies are an integral part of current regulations in sporting competitions; numerous sporting codes have suffered adverse media and public attention due to the illegal and unethical use of banned substances. Advances in sports science and drug technology abound in the lucrative world of elite sport. Where do these advancements intersect with current sporting codes of ethics? Why do we accept the enhancement of equipment but not of the athletes themselves? How has the belief scale of athletes altered, especially in relation to fairness?
What is a Salon event?
World Science Festival Brisbane SALON events invite you to dive deeper into the science of specific topics, these informal discussions challenge participants to consider their shared passions from a fresh perspective.
By starting a dialogue, the Salon is designed to spark new explorations of science by the participants and the audience. The Salon sessions are smaller in capacity so audience and participants can enter into conversation at a detailed and thorough level.
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