Theme: Reasons to be Cheerful
Brighton, United Kingdom
January 21st, 2011
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About this event
TEDxBrighton is the city's first TEDx event.
Jake Spicer is a visual artist and life drawing tutor who believes our perception of the world, in visual terms, can be radically enhanced with the aid of a few simple, quick techniques and exercises.
Professor Hart is a child and family psychotherapist and has always been interested in human resilience and our ability to overcome adversity.
A former Fleet Street journalist, web start up entrepreneur, and a digital strategist working in one of Brighton's leading agencies, Greg is interested in Brighton's inevitable journey towards being a 'Digital City'.
Professor Evans is Head of Anatomy at Brighton Medical School and will be examining the human bodies amazing capacity to respond and adapt to what we ask of it - no matter how extreme those requests might be.
Dr Good examines the affect of new technologies on our ideas of what it is to learn, and to teach, and how they might best be utilised in a learning environment.
Antony Mayfield is an author and an expert in human social networks. He is interested in the many effects on these networks brought about by the web.
George MacKerron is a PhD researcher at the London School of Economics & Political Science. His work focuses on wellbeing, happiness, and how this relates to our immediate environment.
David Bramwell is the man behind Brighton's Cheeky Guide and the long running Catalyst Club. He is a reader, writer, thinker and performer, and is preoccupied by the best methods to bring about social cohesion and sharing across our cities.
Sally Kettle is a record breaking ocean rower. She will explore how making changes and challenging oneself can bring about positive results.
Venue and Details
Sallis Benney Theatre, Brighton
Brighton, BN2 0JY
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