1. UAB Distinguished Professor David B. Allison elected to Institute of Medicine

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    David B. Allison, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor and associate dean for science in the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Public Health, has been elected to the Institute of Medicine. Established in 1970 by the National Academy of Sciences, the IOM is recognized as a national resource for independent, scientifically informed analysis and recommendations on health issues. Membership is reserved for individuals who have demonstrated outstanding professional achievement and commitment to service. Election to the IOM is considered one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine.

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    • UAB part of international team seeking to dispel obesity myths

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      Think having sex or going to gym class drives weight loss, or that breastfeeding protects a child from obesity? In fact, these are among seven popular obesity myths, according to an article published today in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM). Such inaccurate, widespread beliefs, the authors argue, are leading to poor policy decisions, inaccurate public health recommendations and wasted resources. Read story here: http://bit.ly/YlVYzO

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      • Winchside

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        Some video documentation from Winchesters premier lurking spot. Lurk HQ, as it is known. We have clips from none other than Yung J Bo, David Allison (inhabitant of Winchside's most prime real estate), Alex King, Henry Ailing, Stevo and the Slug Film Ambassador aka Felix Sanders.

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        • Allison team gets UAB's first Transformative Research Award

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          • - INFINITE SCOTLAND TRAILER - lower bandwith

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            Catch Infinite Scotland, the show, live at a theatre near you as part of 2013, the Year of Natural Scotland. Infinite Scotland explores the country’s contrasting landscapes, coastlines and cities in a groundbreaking project featuring breathtaking images, music, film and words. ‘Scotland small? Our multiform, infinite Scotland small?’ was a famously incredulous question posed by poet Hugh MacDiarmid, and inspiration for the show, narrated onstage by actor Blythe Duff and writer and broadcaster Kenny Taylor. “Scotland’s environment and culture are inextricably linked strands of the country’s DNA,” explained Infinite Scotland producer Bryan Beattie. “We wanted to explore that, using images, music and words. Putting Scotland’s DNA under the microscope in this way helps open our eyes to what’s around us. “There are remarkable things around us every day that sometimes we just don’t notice - and some things that we have just not been aware of at all. Sometimes looking at what’s around us in a fresh way can reveal something completely new about it.” Infinite Scotland blends scientific eyes and artistic creativity with astounding results. Grains of sand under an electron microscope, revelations about the language of plants, ancient sacred places, rocks, trees, mammals, birds - discovering the life and landscape around us and how we have interacted with it over millennia is profoundly compelling. The show features a backdrop of awe-inspiring images by National Geographic photographer Laurie Campbell, atmospheric live music composed by David Allison and the beautiful voice of Maeve MacKinnon. Films feature explorer Mark Beaumont, writers and broadcasters Richard Holloway and Muriel Gray, architect Malcolm Fraser and Gaelic singer & folklorist Margaret Bennett. Video and production designer John McGeoch has brought all the pieces together to create a spectacular multi-media journey across the beauty and wonder of Scotland. Monday 28th January & Tuesday 29th January. 8pm - Eden Court Theatre, Inverness Wednesday 30th January, 7.30pm - The Music Hall,Aberdeen Thursday 31st January, 7.30pm - Rothes Halls, Glenrothes Friday 1st February, 8,00pm - Tron Theatre, Glasgow, as part of Celtic Connections Saturday 2nd February 8,00pm - Queens Hall, Edinburgh Sunday 3rd February, 7.30pm - Dundee Rep,Dundee

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            • David Allison on 'Money Monday'

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              • David Allison - VFX Showreel

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                Graduate Showreel of David Allison, showing 3DS Max and Vue VFX work. For more information and portfolio visit www.davidallison.me

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                • Dave! - The Movie

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                  This is a short film we made last year. Reworked audio just a bit. I am very grateful for everyone's participation. You all did an amazing job!

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                  • Douglas Coupland Artwork For Qualex Landmark's New Calgary Tower

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                    The new Qualex Landmark tower on 8th and Tenth in Calgary, Alberta, will feature the work of Douglas Coupland. The Vancouver artist's piece is designed to bring colour to Calgary even in the depths of winter.

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                    • The City in 2050 - Part 2: Who's coming to the party? The implications of demographic shifts.

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                      Join Glenn Miller, David Allison and Alan Boniface in this thought-provoking dialogue that will inspire and direct us to make changes in how we build and develop, in order to create more sustainable communities. What are the implications of demographic shifts over the next 4 decades and how will we address them? - What will Metro Vancouver's population look like in 2050? - What demographic trends/shifts will shape land use and real estate development between now and 2050? - How will immigration patterns shape development over the next 40 years?

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