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PechaKucha Presentation

Learning to Teach Ethics

PRESENTED ON MAR 24, 2016
IN SANTA CRUZ, CA @ VOL 9

Kyle Robertson teaches ethics to high schoolers, middle schoolers, at retirement communities and at the local jail. In this presentation he shares his passion for the "Ethics Bowl," a team competition that combines the excitement and fun of a competitive tournament with an innovative approach to understanding both sides of a problem.  

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Teach for India

BY ARCHANA RAO
@ VOL 9 ON JUN 30, 2012

Archana Rao's presentation, "Teach for India," tells the story of the education of children in India.

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Conscious Consumerism

BY BETHANY WILCOXON
@ VOL 14 ON JUN 13, 2013

Bethany Wilcoxon is dialed in to the latest mobile applications asssiting their users in purchasing goods responsibly. She discusses her personal goals to cut down on spending, and speaks on apps like "Buycott" which encourage consumers to purchase from corporations who are socially and ethically responsible.

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Stuffed and Starved: Ecology, Ethics, and Politics of Eating Food

BY WOLFGANG BRAUNER
@ VOL 5 ON OCT 27, 2014

Wolfgang Brauner works for the Honors College at WKU and has been teaching global studies for over a decade.  He discusses Americans and their food consumption.

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Bold Ethics

BY ELLEN TER GAST
@ VOL 24 ON DEC 09, 2014

What do Eve and boxing coach Frankie Dunn, the character played by Clint Eastwood in Million Dollar baby, have in common? Why should we acknowledge Eve as the founding mother of ethical reasoning?

In her talk about the importance of ethical heroism Ellen ter Gast introduces the concept of bold ethics. She argues that bold ethics is of key importance for the management of complex issues in 21st century and illustrate that Eve was much more than the woman who took a bite from the forbidden fruit. She was the first true moral hero.

"Presentation of the Day" on January 29, 2015.

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The Cost of Cotton

BY SAMANTHA JONES
@ VOL 24 ON JUL 15, 2015

Student Samantha Jones launched an eco fashion brand in her spare time. The environmental cost,  social cost, child labor, increased awarness and concerns in clothing production are the subject of her passionate talk. Let's support environmentally friendly and ethical products!

This was "Presentation of the Day" on August 3rd, 2015. 

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The ethics and the enjoyment of eating plants

BY ALEX DAVIES
@ VOL 29 ON OCT 24, 2016

Chef Alex Davies has always been passionate about ethical food locally sourced. The recently converted vegetarian wants to showcase and encourage the eating of plants, as a way to enjoy food from the earth and to lessen the impact on our planet. In this talk Alex shares some of his learnings from working in food production, from farm to table.

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Teaching and Learning: Tales from the Print Room

BY GRACE SMITH
@ VOL 4 ON OCT 06, 2016

Grace Smith tells us about her work in the print department of Heriot Watt, her masters in textile research and her red boiler suit.

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Selvfølgelig har jeg en grund!

BY THEODOR KLOSTERGAARD
@ VOL 36 ON MAR 15, 2018

Veteran Pecha Kucha Aarhus-organizer Theodor Klostergaard takes us on a crash course of human morality and the arguments we construct to explain ourselves. Is your standpoint really a result of the good arguments you have? Through very divisive examples, the people of the audience get a chance to look inside and see for themselves.

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Как подружиться с крысой

BY YURA SEVERYUHIN
@ VOL 4 ON MAY 11, 2018

Бывает, что нужно подружиться с крысой (например, если вы — ученый). Но как? 
Что такое неофагия и хендинг, кто/что у крыс вместо психиатра, есть ли среди крыс левши, и еще кучу интересного о самых популярных лабораторных животных расскажет Юра Северюхин:
— Научный сотрудник лаборатории радиационной биологии ОИЯИ, аспирант Университета «Дубна». Интересы: нейрофизиология, этология человека и животных.