The Dyson story: Engineering better technology.

The Dyson story: Engineering better technology.

JAMES DYSON, ENGINEER: In a way, problem solving is a disease. You want to do it and although each one is a headache, it’s there to be solved. It’s a mountain to climb, mountaineers have that disease and we have that. We were a group of engineers starting to want to make a different type …

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Improving mental health through exercise | Youth Mental Health Program

Improving mental health through exercise | Youth Mental Health Program

Here at the stadium we’re improving the mental health of 17 to 25 year-olds through exercise. There’s a lot of research that’s going into it and all the benefits that you get from exercise. The practical placement at Curtin Stadium gives us students an opportunity to basically work with real-life clients with real needs in …

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Reducing mental illness among Aboriginal people

Reducing mental illness among Aboriginal people

Dr. Tracy Westerman founded indigenous Psychological Services in 1998 to address the high rates of mental illness among Aboriginal people in the absence of government funding. She went on to graduate from Curtin University with a Doctor of Philosophy and a master’s degree in clinical psychology in 2003. Dr. Westerman has trained over 22,000 clinicians …

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Virtual reality is finding a place in health care

Virtual reality is finding a place in health care

Laura Victoria-Perez needed a hysterectomy and for the first time in her life, was facing major surgery. I didn’t know what to expect about the operating room. I didn’t know what to expect about the preparation. The idea of having surgery and spending time in hospital can cause high levels of anxiety says anesthesiologist Dr. …

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#UnisForNottingham | For innovators

#UnisForNottingham | For innovators

[Music] [Anika] So I’ve been working with young people for many years over 25 years and it’s mainly been in areas where they are struggling so where they’ve got complex social needs, such as young offenders or in children’s homes. So when I work with parents what I do is a lot of getting them …

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Going Viral: The Digital Future of Public Health | Rachel McKendry | TEDxExeter

Translator: Rachael Williams Reviewer: Denise RQ Hello everybody. I’d like to begin by asking you to please take out your mobile phones. I know it’s not a request that you’ll be asked at the beginning of many talks. Normally, you’re asked to put them away, but please don’t be shy take them out and hold …

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Using Data for Better Health Outcomes

Using Data for Better Health Outcomes

I’m Abel Kho. I’m the director of the Center for Health Information Partnerships. The Center for Health Information Partnerships is a center that brings data, people and communities together, and it’s been something that has allowed us to really solve compelling problems. [An example of one of these partnerships is CAPriCORN] CAPriCORN stands for the …

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Hacking Health Camp : Innovation in Health have to start somewhere

Hacking Health Camp : Innovation in Health have to start somewhere

today there’s significant scientific, technical mutation la santé est un domaine vraiment complexe old models are disrupted and confront with this new generation that create new models physicians have to be involved in digital transformation rather than staying as observers we need tools fit our practices il est vraiment difficile pour eux de pénétrer ce …

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The science of why sitting all day is bad for your health

The science of why sitting all day is bad for your health

– Joe, do you sit all day? – Of course I sit all day. What, am I gonna have a standing desk like a psycho? – Sitting all day might actually be killing you. Guess I’ll have to Science the (bleep) out of this one myself. – Time to do a little sitting. – Joe, …

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What Happened When I Ate Nothing But “Healthy” Fast Food For A Week

What Happened When I Ate Nothing But “Healthy” Fast Food For A Week

– Fast food is cheap and convenient. But hidden in between the burgers and tacos are some “healthy” options: salads, grilled chicken, yogurts, oatmeal, power burritos. Doesn’t sound too bad, right? I spent a week eating nothing but these “healthy” fast foods and I lost six-and-a-half pounds. But even though I lost about a pound …

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