WID: the Challenge of Transdisciplinary Science
By Wisconsin Institute for Discovery - Chris Bocast for Design Lab and the 2012 Emerging Interfaces Awards
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A concise introduction to the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery. WID Director David Krakauer begins with an overview of the goals and transdisciplinary nature of the Institute and why they are important for the university; separate episodes feature the unique themes of investigation underway at the WID, with individual scientists, students, and researchers describing their own particular paths of discovery. Non-technical and intended for general audiences.
||Overview with David Krakauer||--||6/19/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||Episode 1 - Bionates||--||6/19/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||Episode 2 - The Living Environments Laboratory||--||8/24/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||Episode 3 - The Center for Complexity and Collective Computation||--||7/7/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||Episode 4 - Optimization||--||7/7/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||Episode 5 - Systems Biology||Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering and theme leader John Yin explains the inner workings of the Yin Lab and how they are integrating systems biology into the greater transdisciplinary work conducted at the WID.||7/22/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||Episode 6 - Epigenetics||Elise Wagner shares her perspective on working as a graduate student at the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery, while explaining the foundational concepts of epigenetic research.||7/22/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||Episode 7 - Core Computational Research||We catch up with Brooklin Gore at the CONDOR conference, speak with Miron Livny and Brooklin about the mission and capabilities of the high-throughput computing specialists, and Brooklin takes us on a quick audio tour through the heart of the supercomputers that process the information that drives the WID.||8/5/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||Episode 8 - Educational Games Group||A lively conversation with Kurt Squire and Brian Pelletier from the ERIA group, where video games, science, and education cross paths as they head into the future.||8/5/2012||Free||View in iTunes|