SANTA CRUZ, CA Search Results: “Science”
SANTA CRUZ, CA PRESENTATIONS
Sex & Violence in the San Lorenzo River
BY BRENDAN BANE
@ VOL 6
ON DEC 11, 2013
The San Lorenzo River harbors beautiful flora and majestic fauna. But it's also a battlefield, plagued with evolutionary arms races, cunning deception, and bird-on-bird violence. Watch as Brendan Bane discusses the science behind amphibious orgies, neurotoxin-resistant garter snakes, and the morbid parenting techniques of North American waterbirds.
"Presentation of the Day" on February 3, 2014.
Collaboration, Invention, Music
BY TIM PHILLIPS
@ VOL 7
ON FEB 21, 2014
Tim Phillips is a sound artist, musician and inventor whose work aims at making people curious about sounds and rhythms while using participation and collaboration to encourage interdisciplinary and unexpected outcomes.
"Presentation of the Day" on May 3, 2014.
Bits of Elsewhere
Rob Irion directs the Science Communication Program at UCSC. He's been a science journalist for more than 25 years, focusing on astronomy, cosmology, physics, and earth sciences. His most recent stories have appeared in National Geographic, Science, Smithsonian, and Scientific American. In his talk, listen as he describes how he came to have a passion and obession for space.
"Presentation of the Day" on April 9, 2014.
Dance of the Horny Hairy Arachnid
BY BRENDAN BANE
@ VOL 8
ON SEP 19, 2014
Science journalist Brendan Bane talks about his life-long fascination with tarantulas. He goes into great depth on his recent adventures to Costa Rica, and the process of learning about their courtship rituals.
"Presentation of the Day" on October 13, 2014.
SITEWIDE Search Results: “Science”
Nov 28, 2013
Old St Johns Church
Apr 22, 2014
Jun 28, 2014
Mar 03, 2016
The Grove House
Jul 31, 2015
GUITARS The Museum
Apr 13, 2016
South Australian Museum - Pacific Cultures Gallery
Sep 22, 2016
Val Benoit -Salle Millau
Nov 24, 2016
designforum Vorarlberg @CAMPUS V
Apr 13, 2018
Science for Europe, Science for Me, Powered by PechaKucha
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May 17, 2019
31 Days Under the Sea
BY FABIEN COUSTEAU
@ VOL 1
ON AUG 14, 2014
In 31 Days Under the Sea from PechaKucha Night Brooklyn Vol. 1, Fabien Cousteau discusses how his family's background inspired his newest project, Mission 31. In honor of the 50th anniversary of the monumental legacy left by Fabien’s grandfather, Jacques-Yves Cousteau, Mission 31 continues the dream of creating the first ocean floor habitats for humans and leading a team of ocean explorers on the first attempt to live and work underwater.
"Presentation of the Day" on September 30, 2014.
Presence of signals
BY LINDA DOYLE
@ VOL 10
ON DEC 02, 2015
Linda’s talk is called Signalling Home. It is about the intersection of wireless signals and concepts of home. It looks at examples from technology and art in which the presence of absence of signals construct notions of home. It draws on abstract concepts as well as specific advances in wireless technologies.
Linda is the Chair of Engineering & The Arts in Trinity College Dublin and Director of CONNECT – a national research centre focused on future networks and communications, co-funded by Science Foundation Ireland and industry. Her research interests are in wireless communications, dynamic spectrum management, reconfigurable systems and creative arts practices.
From Science to Society: A Field full of Landmines
BY BART KNOLS
@ VOL 31
ON SEP 07, 2016
"How many gems of scientific discovery are out there, published in articles, that we don’t know about?"
One of the goals of scientific research should be the improvement of the human reality. But have we created a world in which the journey from discovery to society is so exhausting that it deters academics from embarking on it? And if so, can we do something about it?
In "From Science to Society: A Field full of Landmines" from PechaKucha Night Maastricht Vol. 31, Bart Knols idiscusses how scientists need to better communicate with those who are outside their field in order to contribute to society's development.
This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Monday, October 10th, 2016.
The Future of Flooding
BY SAMUEL BUDIN
@ VOL 16
ON SEP 01, 2016
Samuel Lang Budin is a social documentary photographer living in Brooklyn and working primarily in the depressive realist mode. He makes 35mm and medium format slide shows about climate change anxiety, aging and death, naked people in their own homes, the personal discomforts of travel, and the encroaching sea. Just you wait!
Complicating Things: Experimenting with Authority
BY PAUL VANOUSE
@ VOL 17
ON SEP 15, 2016
“I’m a bio media artist. And what that means is I work self-reflexively, with the tools and technologies of the life sciences.”
In Complicating Things: Experimenting with Authority from PechaKucha Buffalo vol. 17, Professor of Art at the University at Buffalo, Paul Vanouse, provides an overview of his work as a bio media artist. As Director of the newly created Coalesce Center for Biological Art at the University at Buffalo, Vanouse works with artists and philosophers and people who wouldn’t normally have a direct connection to do create work in a life sciences laboratory, and is actively engaged with Coalesce’s artist residency program. Vanouse’s own work has recently focused on DNA fingerprinting, removing the inherent layers of authority from DNA with an interest in the very visual representation of DNA. His recent projects, Latent Figure Protocol and Ocular Revision use molecular biology techniques to challenge “genome-hype” and to confront issues surrounding DNA fingerprinting.
Printing The Human Body
BY ANTHONY HOLMES
@ VOL 7
ON SEP 27, 2016
"You can put this on your lab, press print, go for lunch, come back and have some tissue."
In "Printing The Human Body" from PechaKucha Night St. Neots Vol. 7, Dr. Anthony Holmes gives us an insight in to 3D bioprinting – a truly disruptive emerging technology. By enabling us to print human tissues and organs, it has the potential to revolutionise the way we understand and treat human health and disease and address the incredible shortfall of organs suitable for transplant in the globally.
This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Wednesday, December 7th, 2016.
The Art of Biology
BY MEHDI DOUMI
@ VOL 17
ON MAR 09, 2017
Mehdi Doumi is from Algeria and England, studied biomedical engineering, and is a technical leader in Research and Innovation at L’Oreal USA - researching human perception of cosmetic products. He has been part of NPO Ligo Project, promoting science in U.S. culture through humor and videography. He also enjoys carpentry, improv, and drawing satirical cartoons. Over the last 4 years he has committed himself to creating abstract artwork to any K-12 educator across the USA. He hopes that each art piece stimulates student curiosity about math and science topics, especially in a challenging teaching environment.
Smart & Connected: Management of Thermal Extremes
BY ZOÉ HAMSTEAD
@ VOL 19
ON MAR 14, 2018
"What is the connective tissue that we need—both technologically and socially—to create adaptive strategies that are greater than the sum of our parts?"
In Smart & Connected from PechaKucha Buffalo Vol. 19, Assistant Professor in the University at Buffalo Department of Urban & Regional Planning, Zoé Hamstead, describes a linked practice-research endeavor that addresses how cities manage heat and cold events. Localized differences in exposure and coping capacity impact the effectiveness of public agencies, organizations and individuals to respond to episodic thermal events. Since thermal vulnerability is shaped by complex interactions across environmental, social and technological variability, addressing this challenge will require integration of traditionally siloed disciplinary knowledge and agency management strategies. As part of a National Science Foundation-funded Smart & Connected Communities (S&CC) planning grant, collaborators in Buffalo/Erie County, New York and Tempe/Maricopa County, Arizona are working together to build capacity for integrating research with practice for managing thermal extremes.
Pregnancy Test Kits, Sex Changing Trout, Life on Mars, Humans in Shoeboxes and Bamboo on Gardeners Question Time
BY DAVID CULLEN
@ VOL 12
ON APR 25, 2019
With possibly the longest presentation title to date, David Cullen, Professor of Astrobiology and Space Biotechnology at Cranfield University takes us from a random list of things and cleverly ties them all together giving insights about his role in human space exploration development.
SITEWIDE BLOG POSTS
Science-inspired Design Projects by Oscar Diaz
In Tokyo as a participant at this year's edition of DesignTide, Spanish designer Oscar Diaz takes us on a tour of various works, each offering an interesting solution to a design question. He also covers his amazing "Rec & Play" project, a collaboration with designer Yuri Suzuki. The presentation was recorded at last week's PechaKucha Night in Tokyo Vol. 77.
Richard Cerezo loves math, and this has led him to produce PR and videography for math related events at his university. His goal? To give math a public face. In his presentation (from PKN Toronto Vol. 17), he compares the types of mathematicians portrayed by the media vs. the actual mathematicians he deals with in real life.
When Art and Science Collide
“I wanted to learn the beautiful mechanism of the universe, nature, and life. So i studied biology and chemistry in my university. And that’s when i thought ‘how cool would it be to integrate all of this into art?’” In When Art and Science Collide from PechaKucha Night Tokyo Vol. 132, contemporary artist and science researcher Yoko Shimizu details her work. One may think that art and Science are total opposites but not Yoko. She finds that the beauty of the scientific principles that surround us to be timeless, limitless, and inspirational. Yoko –who has won many awards her scientific artworks– creates installations that integrate both art and science.
NO SCIENCE TO GOODBYE at the Festival of Colour
Local writer Annabel Wilson and her team would like to introduce their premiere of NO SCIENCE TO GOODBYE at the Festival of Colour. Music, drama and spoken word underscore a trio of unravelling lives in this theatrical poem.More about No Science To Goodbye - Premiere 7 April 7pm Glenorchy, New Zealand Town Hall 8 April 5pm @ The Rippon Hall 9 April 5pm @The Rippon Hall Annabel Wilson"I'm excited to share the work with my community, and feel it is important the piece returns to the place where the story was born. Flying the cast and crew down to the Southern Lakes from Wellington is one of the most costly parts of the production. It is for this purpose that we have set up a PledgeMe campaign. Please go to the link below to take part: https://www.pledgeme.co.nz/projects/5107-bring-the-world-premiere-of-no-science-to-goodbye-to-the-festival-of-colour-and-bats-theatre By making a pledge from as little as $5, you will experience rewards (intrinsic and extrinsic of course) and play a vital part in bringing a five year dream into fruition."
Science Fiction, Science Fact
"These days, if you can think it, it's a pretty sure bet science is not going to be far behind" In Science Fiction, Science Fact from PechaKucha Night Bexhill on Sea Vol. 2, Alastair Fairley talks about the crossing (for better or worse) of science and fiction. How programmes such as Siri, Facetime and even the internet were once just ideas; fast forward and these very ideas have been fabricated into our everyday lives.
The Art and Science of Craft Confectionery
"This is really where it started for me, in the land of pure imagination." Creativity can be found everywhere! Even in candy! In "The Art and Science of Craft Confectionery" for PechaKucha Night Dayton Vol. 30, Pat Santucci dives into the little known art and science of craft Confectionery showing us that beautifully-crafted candies are possible even from a home kitchen. From hard candy to buttered fudge, Pat gets us right in our sweet tooth.
The Art & Science of Mixology
"Making cocktails and tending bar is a process that evolves from science into art. Doing the science beforehand enables the art during service." From "The Art & Science of Mixology" from PechaKucha Asheville Vol. 8, Asheville Organizer Jasper Adams, beverage manager at Table restaurant and The Imperial Life bar in Asheville and co-founder of Ninebar Creative, provides a behind-the-scenes look at the science and the work behind the beauty of cocktails and the craft of tending bar.
PechaKucha Night Townsville VOL. 18
A wonderful audience and brilliant speakers at PechaKucha Night Townsville's VOL. 18!
Call for Speakers
Malden Pechakucha Nights seeks speakers for our next Pechakucha Session to take place late March - date to be determined. The theme for this session is "FUSION" broadly interpreted. We are looking for presentations that present examples of fusion, “the process or result of joining two or more things together to form a single entity”, in various fields and disciplines. Talks can explore any number of disciplines that present the formation of a new concept, happening, culture, artform, initiative, etc that emerges out of the coming together of two or more influences – essentially giving birth to something new. We also welcome talks on the fusion refering to, “the process that powers the sun and the stars. It is the reaction in which two atoms of hydrogen combine together, or fuse, to form an atom of helium. In the process some of the mass of the hydrogen is converted into energy.” If you are interested in presenting in Malden, email Ose at email@example.com with your pitch, a paragraph or so describing the topic and the types of images you would use. Date for this session will be forthcoming - most probably late March on a Thursday evening. Image: Credit Heathcliff O'Malley - an example of the Swedish meatball dish born of the marriage between a Turkish dish and Swedish culinary traditions.