1. The Future of Connected and Sustainable Cities


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    A short film looking at the challenges and opportunities facing cities. It looks at how information and communications technology can help reduce the carbon footprint of urban areas in an effort to tackle climate change. Other issues addressed include energy security, transportation, urban sprawl, consumption and waste.

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    • Saving Lives: Cancer Pathology in Africa


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      Dr. Helen Dimaras and her team improve cancer care in Kenya by linking remote clinics through internet-based communications. On February 9, 2012, Dr. Helen Dimaras was awarded a $100,000 grant to further develop this innovation. For more information visit http://www.grandchallenges.ca

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      • The Kibera Medical Record Initiative


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        To improve patient care and track referrals, Dr. Abdullah Saleh and ICChange will network clinics in one of Africa’s largest slums On February 9, 2012, Dr. Saleh was awarded a $100,000 grant to further develop this innovation. For more information visit http://www.grandchallenges.ca

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        • Preventing and Treating Avoidable Blindness from Glaucoma in Sub-Saharan Africa


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          Dr. Karim Damji is a Canada Rising Star in Global Health. In Sub-Saharan Africa, Dr. Karim Damji’s innovation aims to prevent blindness through access to cost-effective and quality glaucoma care. For more innovations from Round 2 of Canada's Rising Stars in Global Health, please visit http://www.grandchallenges.ca/grand-challenges/gc1-stars/canadasrisingstars/round2grantees/

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          • Your Vo!ce Trailer


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            This is a trailer for a documentary collaboration between the Mt. Hood Cable Regulatory Commission and arts and environmental education non-profit Caldera. I wrote and produced the movie, edited this trailer and created educational opportunities for students to take part in every aspect of the production process. I had a lot of help from many talented individuals and we all enjoyed the creative energy put in by talented young people of all ages.

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            • Data Studio: Quentin Hardy IV


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              Quentin Hardy, Deputy Technology Editor, The New York Times, offers an historical context for new technologies. Hardy presented Fact as Verb: How data is changing nouns into verbs, at the opening celebration for Cal Poly's new Data Studio at Robert E. Kennedy Library on April 26, 2012. His complete talk is available as a podcast at lib.calpoly.edu/blog/outloud/2012/05/11/quentin-hardy-on-what-big-data-means Learn more: lib.calpoly.edu/data

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              • Science Foundation Arizona - Return on Investment for Arizona


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                Science Foundation Arizona is attracting new industry, high-paying jobs and economic growth to Arizona through strategic research investments in science and technology. As Science Foundation incubates new businesses, the revenue tax base for the state increases at the same time. Examples of strategic research returning real results for our state include: - A new fuel from algae that can replace our reliance on foreign oil - Life-saving drug therapies for Alzheimers - Breakthroughs in a revolutionary silicon that makes solar products cheaper and readily available - New mining technologies that are redefining the mining industry in Arizona Without this important research support, Arizona will be severely challenged to create new technology products, attract new businesses and grow our tax base and high quality of life - today and for generations to come. Join Science Foundation Arizona and get involved in Innovation at Work by visiting www.sfaz.org

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                • British Telecoms pre Campfire interview


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                  Next month’s Campfire takes a look at innovation in communication, courtesy of BT’s Jappy Takhar (Head of Innovation and Emerging Technologies) and Apu Mitra (Director of UCC and Software Services Sales for Capital Market). We recently had the pleasure of interviewing Apu and Jappy at BT tower, the world famous landmark overlooking central London. Here we bring you highlights of that interview before their session on March 18th.

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                  • WelTel: Moving Evidence to Action for Patient-Centred mHealth


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                    Dr. Richard Lester uses cell phones as tools for reminders and follow-up to help patients stay with their HIV/AIDS treatment and improve care outcomes. On February 9, 2012, Dr. Lester was awarded a $100,000 grant to further develop this innovation. For more information visit grandchallenges.ca

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                    • British Telecom Campfire


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                      Highlights from Campfire March, in which Jappy Takhar and Apu Mitra from BT talk about software innovation, dragging electronic trading kicking and screaming into the 21st Century and succeeding.

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