Nick talks about recent news and campaigns.
Melbourne Violinist ORCHA is releasing a debut EP at the Gasometer Hotel on May 14th.
Ash Blackwell joins the program from the Australian Libertarian Society Friedman Conference 2017 in Sydney, talking to us about the panel he hosted on drug law and policy reform.
Preston Skate Massive are performing at the May Australian Psychedelic Society event at Sooki Lounge in Belgrave.
Dr. Olivia Carter (School of Psychology, The University of Melbourne) spoke at a psychedelic dinner and academic event in 2016.
The Melbourne scientific and psychedelic communities were brought together to help the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS) and the Australia-based, Psychedelic Research in Science and Medicine (PRISM) raise funds for research into MDMA-assisted psychotherapy to treat post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
The dinner was held at the Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health, University of Melbourne. Australia’s leading neuroscience research institute.
During Dr. Carter’s PhD she conducted a series of experiments in Switzerland looking at the effects of psilocybin (active ingredient of ‘magic mushrooms’) on healthy volunteers. Olivia now works as a ARC Future Fellow and Senior lecturer at the University of Melbourne in the School of Psychological Sciences.
The full talk can be seen at the Entheogenesis Australis (EGA) YouTube channel: