Hear TEDx-inspired, 15-minute Science, Communication, Innovation Talks. Three different topics!
How To Grow More Food With Less Water
As the global population grows exponentially, demand for food and water are increasing whereas supply of arable land and accessible freshwater are decreasing. Danny Foley shares how geographic science can help to provide insight on Crop Water Productivity or “cropper drop” to address food and water security challenges in the 21st century.
Julie Comnick unearths the intertwined roots of art and science. How does the observational practice of art-making become a mode of inquiry and provisional knowing? Comnick’s art aims to expose an image of Nature that exceeds aesthetic expectation and move us toward critical contemplation and, perhaps, even action.
Games- The Silent Changemaker
While a strong foundation in math is a requirement to excel in science, a strong foundation in gaming is needed for advancing our communities. Dr. Ashish Amresh explores how gaming has shaped recent advancements within the scientific community and has uniquely pushed the envelope in highly creative and lesser known ways.