Top Design Education Forum
Past Event

Top Designs Education Forums

Presented by Museums Victoria


Tue 23 May 9:30am - 10:30am
Fri 26 May 1:30pm - 2:30pm


Booking required


Melbourne Museum
Melbourne Museum, Nicholson Street, Carlton VIC, Australia


Accessible bathroom All gender bathroom Assistance animals welcome

During Melbourne Design Week, industry speakers from Victoria’s medical technology industry working at the intersection of product design, technology and healthcare discuss their groundbreaking designs.

For more information about the Top Designs Education Forums visit the Melbourne Museum website here.


Leah Heiss

Leah Heiss is the designer behind Facett, the world’s first modular hearing aid. She drew inspiration for her design from the rocks and minerals found in the Museums Victoria’s collection. This unique design won both the 2018 Good Design Award and the CSIRO Design Innovation Award.

Sophie Payne

Sophie Payne is the designer of the Vagus Nerve Stimulator, a device that wraps around the vagus nerve located just below the diaphragm. This device activates the body’s natural anti-inflammatory reflex, which can help to treat Crohn’s disease and other related conditions.

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