PechaKucha Presentation

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Gary Markle

in Halifax

Learning Long Life

PRESENTED ON SEP 24, 2016
IN HALIFAX @ VOL 21

"When we value something, we put money and energy into it, we get a result."

In "Learning Long Life" from PechaKucha Halifax Vol. 21Gary Markle discusses his innovative approach to fashion trends for the aging population. Gary is an Associate Professor of Fashion at the Nova Scotia NSCAD. He is currently the Chair of the Craft Division. In 2013 together with Professor Glen Hougan, Markle was awarded a two-year Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CHIR) grant to investigate strategies for designing for healthy ageing. 

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Friday, November 25th, 2016. 

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Transcendental Meditation Research and its Applications in Social Welfare Programs

BY SCOTT LARY
@ VOL 8 ON JUL 25, 2013

Scott Lary talks about the benefits of transcendental meditation. From prison inmates to the health of care givers, the positive effects are astounding.

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Understanding Cancer

BY KELLY HOLMES
@ VOL 3 ON SEP 22, 2015

"We believe by doing this basic research in our lab that we can have new ways of preventing cancer."

In "Understanding Cancer" from St. Neots Vol 3, scientist at Cambridge University, Kelly Holmes breaks down what cancer is, why it develops and what laboratories, like the one she works in are doing to fight the disease.

This was "Presentation of the Day" on Wednesday, November 25th, 2015.

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Exploring Causality

BY ATTAKRIT LECKCIVILIZE
@ VOL 19 ON MAY 23, 2017

Attakrit Leckcivilize is a Research Fellow at Health Economics Research Unit, University of Aberdeen. His research focusses on areas such as determinants of dietary inequalities and effects of retirement on health behaviour, health and well-being. He speaks about the importance of  exploring causality.

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My Road to Health

BY ANGIE ASH-GOLDING
@ VOL 32 ON JUL 11, 2017

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Cuando podemos "ver" la demencia: las pruebas de neuroimagen

BY CARMEN M SARABIA COBO SARABIA COBO
@ VOL 3 ON SEP 21, 2017

Carmen M Sarabia Cobo es profesora en el departamento de enfermería, en la Universidad de Cantabria. Ha completado su doctorado en la Universidad Complutense de Madrid, sobre el deterioro cognitivo leve y el procesamiento emocional.

Su investigación trata sobre la demencia y a la incapacidad cognitiva suave y cómo podemos detectar principios de esta enfermedad para mejorar la calidad de vida de los pacientes y sus familias.

Ella hablaba sobre la evolución del diagnóstico de la demencia usando la neuroimagen (TAC, RMN, etc.) Es emocionante entender el cerebro cuando podemos "mirar" cómo funciona.

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Is your WiFi causing a Health Crisis?

BY JIM J DOYLE
@ VOL 13 ON DEC 12, 2017

Jim J Doyle ponders on the potential health risks of WiFi. WiFi has become an essential service – is it also a major health risk? Research shows major effects on our brain activity, health effects are known yet there is limited regulation of new installations and devices.

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Redesigning loss and life

BY BERENICE SMITH
@ VOL 15 ON AUG 07, 2018

Berenice Smith, graphic designer, artist and social designer presents Walk In Our Shoes, which aims to awareness and create conversation on behalf of those who are childless not by choice. She talks about her story and those of others she had met in her research into the 1 in 6 for whom parenthood will never happen. It’s a website that redesigns childlessness by allowing those affected to share honest and real accounts with those who might be parents to create a balanced and better informed society.

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Learning From Robert Venturi

BY PETER EXLEY
@ VOL 47 ON SEP 19, 2018

On learning of the passing of his mentor Robert Venturi, Peter Exley shares  intimacies of his everyday life, and the omnipotence of this influence.

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Learning through Loss

BY SUKHDEEP JASSAR
@ VOL 21 ON NOV 17, 2018

In her presentation, Sukhdeep Jassar explains that as we go through new experiences, our stories often change to reflect a deeper knowing. This particular story is about the intersections of race, gender, mental health and how the experience of grief created a new path of love, compassion, and forgiveness.