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2017 Research Live! 1st Place: Laura Adamovicz - Turtles in Trouble

"Applications of Health Assessment for Conservation" (Comparative Biosciences) #ResearchLIVE #2017ResearchLIVE #UniversityofILLINOIS Laura is a long-term lover of all things scaly…

From  Annie Feldmeier Adams on 01/19/2018 215 plays 0  

2017 Research Live! 2nd Place: Elizabeth Davis - Stem Cells & Cancer

"Your Brain is Talking Directly to Your Stem Cells" (Neuroscience) #ResearchLIVE #2017ResearchLIVE #UniversityofILLINOIS Can the sympathetic nervous system be used to stop cancer?…

From  Annie Feldmeier Adams on 01/19/2018 96 plays 0  

2017 Research Live! 3rd Place: Payel Kundu - Licorice Helps Brain Aging

"Harnessing Plant Compounds to Promote Healthy Aging" (Neuroscience) #ResearchLIVE #2017ResearchLIVE #UniversityofILLINOIS Can eating more licorice root help brain aging? Payel…

From  Annie Feldmeier Adams on 01/19/2018 78 plays 0  

2017 Research Live! People’s Choice: Robby Goldman - Predicting Volcanic Eruptions

"Unearthing the Secrets of Volcanic Eruptions" (Geology) #ResearchLIVE #2017ResearchLIVE #UniversityofILLINOIS Robby a volcanologist wants to predict where and when the next volcano…

From  Annie Feldmeier Adams on 01/19/2018 77 plays 0  

2017 Research Live! Finalist: Derek Jung - Seeing further or more clearly

On the shoulder of giants. We may see further…but do we see more clearly? Derek researches constrained motion in space aka sub-Riemannian manifold geometry. (Mathematics) #ResearchLIVE…

From  Annie Feldmeier Adams on 01/19/2018 27 plays 0  

2017 Research Live! Finalist: Jenny Peruski (Art History) - Sandals & Culture

"People were always imaging themselves as much more." Jenny studies the spread of Islam in East Africa by looking at how sandals operate as product of social interaction, expression and…

From  Annie Feldmeier Adams on 01/19/2018 27 plays 0  

2017 Research Live! Finalist: Adrienne Ertel (Astronomy) - How Star Dust Gets To Earth

Oh no, astronomy can kill! Luckily Adrienne is researching how star dust is transported to Earth. She models dust grains’ interactions with supernova remnants and the ISM (interstellar medium).…

From  Annie Feldmeier Adams on 01/19/2018 50 plays 0  

2017 Research Live! Finalist: SreeKalyan Patiballa - Auxetics Materials & Pizza

When Auxetics materials are stretched, instead of getting thinner they expand and become “like a deep dish pizza.” SreeKalyan designs engineered materials such as compliant mechanisms,…

From  Annie Feldmeier Adams on 01/19/2018 29 plays 0  

2017 Research Live! Finalist: Cassandra Nikolaus – Food Insecurity on Campus

Cassandra, a first-generation college student, studies community nutrition and food insecurity on campus. Accuracy in measurement is crucial to helping students who don't know where their next…

From  Annie Feldmeier Adams on 01/19/2018 50 plays 0  

2017 Research Live! Finalist: Sarvagya Sharma – Diamonds, Physicist’s Best Friend

Diamonds are a physicist’s best friend. They are a great host for Nitrogen-vacancy centers and studying the neutron Electric Dipole Moment (nEDM). Sarvagy also says the centers can get…

From  Annie Feldmeier Adams on 01/19/2018 47 plays 0  

2017 Research Live! Finalist: Kartik Hegde – Fast Real-Time Video

Real-time video understanding by AI and deep neural networks is extremely important! Think: self-driving cars. Kartik is making sure our mobile phone chips are up for the task. (Computer Science)…

From  Annie Feldmeier Adams on 01/19/2018 54 plays 0  

2017 Research Live! Finalist: Elizabeth Maxwell - Chemotherapy Beads for Cats

Elizabeth has developed “chemotherapy beads“ for locally aggressive cancer in cats - which are applied directly to the tumors (Soft Tissue Sarcomas). She is a veterinarian and small…

From  Annie Feldmeier Adams on 01/19/2018 44 plays 0  

2017 Research Live! Finalist: Huanci Hu - Atmospheric Rivers & Flooding

Huanci studies Atmospheric Rivers (AR) which are “rivers” of water vapor in the atmosphere. She has built models to better predict flood risk in the Pacific Coast of the Western United…

From  Annie Feldmeier Adams on 01/19/2018 66 plays 0  

Games & Simulations: Traveling to the Past to Make a Better Future

Clare Crowston of the History department explains how she uses the game "Reacting to the Past" to motivate students and engage them more deeply with the material.

From  Catherine LaBore on 11/3/2017 87 plays 0  

3F: Taking Live Classes Online with Blackboard Collaborate Ultra

Presenter: Dan Hahn, Technology Services. Synopsis: Come learn about the new version of Blackboard Collaborate called "Ultra", which is now available and free to use in Illinois Compass…

From  Dena Strong on 11/1/2017 7 plays 0  

NRES 500 Spring 2017 - Fletcher et al - Impacts of invasive species on native predators

Friday, March 17, 2017 Impacts of invasive species on native predators: traps, subsidies, and rapid phenotypic change Robert Fletcher, Chris Cattau, Becky Wilcox, Rebecca Kimball, Christine Miller,…

From  Jane Ki on 03/20/2017 43 plays 0  

NRES 500 Spring 2017 - Hoban - How to effectively conserve a species' genetic variation ex situ

Friday, March 10, 2017 How to effectively conserve a species' genetic variation ex situ Sean Hoban *Please turn volume up*

From  Jane Ki on 03/14/2017 81 plays 0  

NRES 500 Spring 2017 - Debinski - Combining studies to examine plant and insect responses to climate change

Friday, March 3, 2017 Combining observational and experimental studies to examine plant and insect responses to climate change Diane Debinski

From  Jane Ki on 03/3/2017 44 plays 0  

NRES 500 Spring 2017 - Golden - Planetary health in the context of global wildlife declines

Friday, Febryary 24, 2017 Planetary health in the context of global wildlife declines Christopher Golden

From  Jane Ki on 02/24/2017 65 plays 0  

2017 Feb 17 NRES Seminar - "Metropolitan foodsheds: a resilient response to the climate change challenge?" - Laura Lengnick

2017 Feb 17 NRES Seminar - "Metropolitan foodsheds: a resilient response to the climate change challenge?" - Laura Lengnick

From  Chinedu Onyejekwe on 02/17/2017 35 plays 0  

NRES 500 Spring 2017 - Molloy - Biological control of zebra & quagga mussels throughout entire lakes

Friday, February 10, 2017 Biological control of zebra & quagga mussels through entire lakes Dr. Daniel P. Molloy

From  Jane Ki on 02/10/2017 104 plays 0  

NRES 500 Spring 2017 - Kuo - How might nature promote health?

2017 Feb 3 NRES Seminar - "How might nature promote health?" - Kuo

From  Jane Ki on 02/3/2017 50 plays 0