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Dr. Tima Bansal
Dr. Tima Bansal
Edgar & Joe’s
Michelle Quintyn – Goodwill Industries of Great Lakes
Michelle Baldwin – Pillar Nonprofit Network & Innovation Works
Martha Powell – London Community Foundation
Adam and Shobhita are back! Sort of!
Your two favourite innovation podcast hosts from Southwestern Ontario spend 2 minutes talking about old times, catching up, and discussing all the exciting things happening in the second half of Season 1 of Towards London, including:
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So many exciting things to come – keep checking back!
Join Shobhita and Adam as they celebrate a milestone and make a super-special announcement from a not-so-secret location.
Towards London is going on hiatus for the holidays, but we’ll be back in 2018 with stories of Social Innovation, Advanced Manuafacturing, Digital Creative, and Video Games.
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Happy holidays and we’ll be back in your earbuds in 2018.
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London Dairy Supply
Dr. Madeline Lennon, Professor Emerita at Western University where she founded what is now the Comparative Literature and Culture Program. In 1991 she became a professor of art history, at Western University’s Department of Visual Arts, where she also served as chair and graduate chair. Before and since her retirement from Western University in 2008, she has written extensively on the artists of the region, and has curated a number of exhibitions both here in London, and elsewhere.
Dr. Joel Faflak is the inaugural Director of the School for Advanced Studies in the Arts and Humanities at Western University. He’s stepping down from that position in January 2018, and he’ll continue to be a professor in the Department of English and Writing Studies. Read more about Dr. Faflak and his work here
Links referenced in the episode
A great overview of the regionalist era: Christopher Régimbal: Institutions of Regionalism: Artist Collectivism in London, Ontario, 1960–1990
Professor Vergne takes us through a brief history of bitcoin and other “Socially contested” technologies in the full interview from Episode 4.
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Episode 4 is sponsored by
An earlier version had a significant glitch around the 26:00 mark. This has now been fixed.
Episode 3 was generously sponsored by start.ca.
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Dr. Irene Hramiak, Site Chief of Medicine and the Centre for Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism at St. Joseph’s Health Care London and a Professor and Division Chair at Western’s Schulich School of Medecine and Dentistry talks about about how a rebuilding a century-old hospital from the ground up has led to new discoveries and treatments in patient care.
Watch some videos about the transformation here.
Dr. Lisa Saksida (twitter), Canada Research Chair in Translational Cognitive Neuroscience
Dr. Ravi Menon (twitter), Canada Research Chair in Functional and Molecular Imaging, Medical Director at CFMM (twitter)
Dr. Adrian Owen (twitter), Canada Research Excellence Chair in Cognitive Neuroscience at Western University
All three exceptional scientists tell us about sixty-six million dollar study that involves, scientists, doctors, musicians, artists, and business people looking into the most mysterious organ we have through BrainsCAN (twitter).
Dr. Christopher Schlachta at CSTAR, London Health Sciences Centre is blending virtual reality with real-world robots to make surgery safer, faster, and more accessible.
Watch a video about Nick Paparella’s experience with robotic surgery.