Three Creative Ways to Eradicate Diseases

Three Creative Ways to Eradicate Diseases

♪ Smallpox was a terrible disease. It was often fatal, and even if you survived, you were left with scars where the painful blisters used to be. But thanks to an aggressive eradication campaign, it became the first human disease we totally wiped out, save a few deadly samples kept in labs around the world.

Want to Make Better Decisions? Know the Difference between Engineering and Design Thinking

Want to Make Better Decisions? Know the Difference between Engineering and Design Thinking

There are lots of ways to think. And what you want is you want a toolkit of ways to think and you want ways to think to be aligned with the problems you’re thinking about. So we talk about sort of four examples of ways of thinking. There’s engineering thinking, which is very prevalent in

Still here: The arts and dementia

Still here: The arts and dementia

Music really speaks to our emotions directly and it bypasses the need for cognition, for thinking understanding. For a person with dementia it’s a form of knowing that is often still accessible. The personally significant music, has that connection to memory, has that kind of embedded in there. It’s a direct line it’s not kind

Lieke Wijnia & Arron Rosen on Bible research and the visual arts

Lieke Wijnia & Arron Rosen on Bible research and the visual arts

Hi my name is Dr. Aaron Rosen and I’m one of the EBR editors for Visual Arts and my name is Lieke Wijnia and am co-editor for Visual Arts on EBR. I’ve been working for a while on it too and it’s been really interesting. Visual Arts has evolved over time and I am grateful

Have you ever seen an atom?

Have you ever seen an atom?

Have you ever seen at atom? Seeing as everything is made of them, you have. But have you ever seen one on its own? Over time, microscopes have become more and more powerful, allowing us to see deeper into the world of the ultra-small. Traditional light microscopes can be used to see things like these

[CHI’19] Vistribute: Distributing Interactive Visualizations in Dynamic Multi-Device Setups

[CHI’19] Vistribute: Distributing Interactive Visualizations in Dynamic Multi-Device Setups

We present Vistribute, a framework for automatic distribution of visualizations and UI components across multiple heterogeneous devices. The increasing ubiquity of devices liberates office workers from the bonds of their desks and allows them to follow more flexible workflows. We propose an automatic distribution framework, consisting of a design space, a set of heuristics, and

What am I seeing? Cool and Not-So-Cool Data Visualization

What am I seeing? Cool and Not-So-Cool Data Visualization

…from U of M who are experts at data visualization. This is a topic that keeps coming up and all of the time ICPSR presents, we always get questions about “When are you going to put data visualization on your website?” We want people to understand that it’s a lot more complex than just sticking

Visualizing environmental justice on the Chelsea Creek

Visualizing environmental justice on the Chelsea Creek

Rosie: The Chelsea river is a really important industrial water body. We call it, locally here, as the Chelsea Creek. Folks often think of creeks as small, unimportant water bodies, but the Chelsea Creek is actually really important for all of the New England region. Along the banks of the Chelsea Creek are oil tanks

WVU College of Creative Arts: Audition & Portfolio Review Day 💃🎭🎻
‘Visual art activities & social inclusion in early-year settings’ Petra Vackova, OU research student

‘Visual art activities & social inclusion in early-year settings’ Petra Vackova, OU research student

PETRA VACKOVA: So I brought this sketchbook because I think it really nicely illustrates the kind of interaction that happens around art when adults and children work with paint and with colours and the way the body and the paint and the materials interact. In my research, I try to understand processes of social inclusion