Game changers in science communications -- Department present at Think Corner

Event type: 
Other event
Event time: 
24.06.2013 - 10:00 - 16:00
Place: 
The new Think Corner, Porthania, Yliopistonkatu 3
Description: 

The 8th World Conference of Science Journalists (http://wcsj2013.org/) is hosted by the University of Helsinki during June 24-28. The organizers expect some 500 science journalists to attend. University PR and Press office has produced science-based side programme for the journalists in the brand new Think Corner in Porthania.

On Monday, June 24th, several researchers from the Department of Computer Science will demonstrate and present their research to science journalists and the general public: Hannu Toivonen, Tuomas Sivula, Roman Yangarber, Giulio Jacucci, and Joonas Paalasmaa. The full schedule is included below.

Game changers in science communications

10.30 Dream up your personal music, Professor Hannu Toivonen & Student (Tech.) Tuomas Sivula

11.00 Time for a break? Balance test for checking sleepiness, Doctoral Student Aino Tietäväinen and Professor Edward Hæggström

11.30 Spread of measles? Return of SARS? How computers help doctors track epidemics globally via on-line news media, University Researcher Roman Yangarber

12.00 Tangible Web at home: Designing web-connected physical artefacts for the ‘aesthetic’ of the home, Professor Giulio Jacucci

12.30 Dream up your personal music, Professor Hannu Toivonen & Student (Tech.) Tuomas Sivula

13.00 Spread of measles? Return of SARS? How computers help doctors track epidemics globally via on-line news media, University Researcher Roman Yangarber

13.30 Time for a break? Balance test for checking sleepiness, Doctoral student Aino Tietäväinen and Professor Edward Hæggström

14.00 Tangible Web at home: Designing Web-connected physical artefacts for the ‘aesthetic’ of the home, Professor Giulio Jacucci

14.30-15.00 Biomusic: A performance of electronic physiological music by a three man team, Joonas Paalasmaa, David Murphy and Ove Holmqvist

15.00 Pop-up science and the communications policy 2013-2016 for University of Helsinki. An open discussion hosted by Communications Director Kirsti Lehmusto.

We reserve the right to make changes to the programme.

19.06.2013 - 12:50 Hannu Toivonen
18.06.2013 - 09:55 Hannu Toivonen