Ideas worth sharing: Faculty inspire at TED Talks event at UCLA
By UCLA Newsroom October 21, 2011 Category: Academics & Faculty
TEDx events feature the "world's most inspired thinkers" delivering 18-minute talks aimed at presenting to the public new ideas in innovative and engaging ways.
UCLA recently hosted its first-ever TEDx conference. Among the 18 speakers at the event were a number of UCLA faculty members, whose presentations are below.
The TEDx talks are a branch of TED (Technology, Entertainment and Design), which presents conferences that highlight "ideas worth spreading." TED Talk videos are available free to the public online.
Rome, senior associate dean of research at the David Geffen School of Medicine and associate director of UCLA's California NanoSystem Institute, on turning a common household item into a drug-delivery system:
Dr. David Feinberg
Feinberg, CEO of the UCLA Health System and associate vice chancellor for health sciences, on healing humanity one patient at a time:
Kawano, a lecturer in urban planning at UCLA's Luskin School of Public Affairs and member of the UCLA Center for Digital Humanities, on the recent crisis in Japan and the role of social media and Twitter: