6 speakers, 6 minutes, 6 BIG ideas!
Dublin Talks is a new series of inspiring talks by and about Irish people with big and interesting ideas.
Speakers have just six minutes to tell the audience their big idea - from genetics and cancer research to marine biology and economics – there’s something to suit everybody’s interests! Click each video once to play as a thumbnail, or doubleclick to view fullscreen.
Dublin Talks is organised by Dublin City Council and the Royal Irish Academy as part of Innovation Dublin 2012 and with support from the Dublin City of Science 2012.
1. Dublin Talks- Claire Wardle
Claire Wardle, Director of News Services at Storyful, speaks at Dublin Talks. Topic: How social media is making the news.
2. Dublin Talks- Fergus Shanahan
Fergus Shanahan, Professor of Medicine at UCC, speaks at Dublin Talks. Topic: Microbes made me.
3. Dublin Talks- Barry Smyth
Barry Smyth, Professor of Computer Science at UCD, speaks at Dublin Talks. Topic: How Computers help us to become smarter by harnessing our collective brainpower.
4. Dublin Talks- Luke O’Neill
Luke O'Neill, Professor of Biochemistry at Trinity College, Dublin speaks at Dublin Talks. Topic: How do you find a cure for cancer?
5. Dublin Talks - John Crown
John Crown, Senator and Consultant Oncologist, speaks at Dublin Talks. Topic: Thoughtfulness.
6. Dublin Talks- Emmeline Hill
Emmeline Hill, Lecturer in Equine Science at UCD & co-founder of Equinome, speaks at Dublin Talks. Topic: Why racehorses run fast and what we can learn from them.
7. Dublin Talks - Rose Anne Kenny
Rose Anne Kenny, Professor of Geriatrics at Trinity College Dublin and TILDA, speaks at 'Dublin Talks'. Topic: How healthy communities will help you live longer.
8. Dublin Talks - Pete Lunn
Pete Lunn, Behavioural Economist from the ESRI in Ireland speaks at 'Dublin Talks'. Topic: 'How behavioural economics can be used for good - or ill.'
9. Dublin Talks - Kevin McDonnell
Kevin McDonnell, Biosystems Engineering, Renewables and Environment at University College Dublin, Ireland speaks at 'Dublin Talks'. Topic: 'What renewable energy can do for Ireland.'
10. Dublin Talks - Ivan Coulter
Ivan Coulter, CEO Sigmoid Pharma speaks at 'Dublin Talks'. Topic: 'Unlocking the innovation potential embedded in our pharma sector.'
11. Dublin Talks - Peter Heffernan
Peter Heffernan, CEO The Marine Institute, speaks at 'Dublin Talks'. Topic: Did you know that 90% of Ireland is under water?
12. Dublin Talks - John Dunne
John Dunne, CTO Intune Networks speaks at 'Dublin Talks'. Topic: The inbuilt flaw in the internet - and what we need to do about it.