Talks from UCL-organised TEDx event
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TEDxUCL - 3 June, 2012
Lectures in this course (18)
Hannah Fry trained as a mathematician, and completed her PhD in fluid dynamics in early 2011. After a brief period working as an aerodynamicist in the motorsport industry, she came back to UCL to work on a major interdisciplinary project in comple...
Alisa is a doctoral researcher in clinical health psychology at UCL who has taught and given talks across the country. Her work covers new areas of eating disorder research at the intersection of the conscious and the unconscious. Seven years of e...
Marcos Cruz is the Director of the Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL. His investigations about Neoplasmatic Architecture, which focused on a contemporary discussion about the body and the impact of bio-technology on architecture, won the RIBA P...
Jerome Lewis began working with Pygmy hunter-gatherers and former hunter-gatherers in Rwanda in 1993. This led to work on the impact of the genocide on Rwanda's Twa Pygmies. Since 1994 he has worked with Mbendjele Pygmies in Congo-Brazzaville rese...
Professor Semir Zeki is Professor of Neuroesthetics at UCL. He pioneered the study of the higher visual areas of the brain, and discovered the specialization of different visual areas for different visual attributes such as colour, form and motion...
Sara Shulman is a second year Classicist at UCL and Founder and Editor of Comedy Blogedy-- a website that features interviews, reviews and all sorts of news about comedy. She is also Head of Comedy at UCLU Rare FM. Sara has also been gigging as a ...
Dr. Kristin M. Bakke is a lecturer in political science at the School of Public Policy at UCL. She holds a PhD in political science from the University of Washington, Seattle. Prior to joining UCL, she was post-doctoral research fellow at Harvard ...
lya Zheludev is a PhD Researcher in the Financial Computing Department of UCL. After completing an undergraduate degree in engineering at UCL and LSE, he worked as an investment banker only to find the experience limiting and monotonous. Just a ye...
Titus Hjelm is Lecturer in Finnish Society and Culture at UCL. His main areas of expertise are the sociology of religion, social problems, social theory, media and popular culture. He has published work on the relationship between Religion and soc...
Dr Kerstin Sailer is a Lecturer in Complex Buildings at UCL, where she teaches in the MSc 'Advanced Architectural Studies'. Kerstin is a trained architect from Germany, where she completed her Diploma in Architecture, as well as her PhD on the 'Th...
Amber Michelle Hill is currently a PhD student at Institute of Neurology, UCL. She is working on a translational project investigating mitochondrial dysfunction in Multiple Sclerosis using novel imaging methods. She is also an artist by hobby. Her...
Ian Phillips is a Lecturer in philosophy at UCL and a Fellow by Examination at All Souls College, Oxford. He is the author of numerous articles on topics in metaphysics, philosophy of mind and philosophy of psychology. He is especially interested ...
Peter Bentley is a maverick computer scientist who investigates the boundaries between nature and computation. He and his group work with natural scientists of many disciplines to untangle and exploit the complexities of biological systems using n...
Paul is a data scientist at DataSift, occupied mainly by analysis of social media activity, patterns of collective behaviour emerging from the network and semantic analysis of the network content. As a cognitive scientist he is driven by curiosity...
Hugh Mattan grew up loving reggae music. He came to England from Jamaica, aged eight. He worked as an electronics engineer and a London bus driver before redundancy and relationship problems led to him becoming homeless and living at a St Mungo's ...
Esther is a London based visual artist who grew up in Singapore. She is interested in painting the dark world of allusion, playing on the psychological fascination with horror. Her paintings are visceral and sensate, with imagery emerging from dra...
Helene Joffe is Reader in social and health psychology in the Division of Psychology and Language Sciences, UCL. Her research area is public engagement with risks ranging from emerging infectious diseases to earthquakes and climate change. She dev...
Ravi Das is a PhD student studying the psychopharmacology of memory and mental illness at UCL. His focus is upon developing effective long-term treatments for the maladaptive memory processes that underlie relapse in addicts. His research is trans...