Videos

If you missed a talk, want to share it with a friend, or simply want to watch it again, we have you covered. All videos are posted to YouTube (individually linked below). In addition, the PUBlic Professor Series is broadcast on Shaw Lethbridge at 2 p.m. daily.

Dr. Jackie Rice
The Benefits and Risks of Artificial Intelligence

The Benefits and Risks of Artificial Intelligence

Dr. Matthew Tata
How to Talk to Your Robot: Using Cognitive Neuroscience to Make Robots That Can Hear

How to Talk to Your Robot: Using Cognitive Neuroscience to Make Robots That Can Hear

Dr. Louise Barrett
Supercharged Apes and Supersized Minds: How to Think Like an Animal

Supercharged Apes & Supersized Minds: How to Think Like an Animal

Dr. Hester Jiskoot
Glaciers — A Hot Topic

Glaciers — A Hot Topic

Dr. Tom Johnston
The Geography of Circumstance

The Geography of Circumstance

Dr. Alexander Darku
The Building Blocks of Africa's Development: Resources, Politics, and Economics

The Building Blocks of Africa's Development: Resources, Politics, and Economics

PUBlic Professor Series talk explores the building blocks of African development

Dr. Amy Shaw
'A Devil-May-Care Sort of Swagger’: A Case for Remembering Canada in the Boer War.

'A Devil-May-Care Sort of Swagger’: A Case for Remembering Canada in the Boer War

PUBlic Professor Series talk explores why Canadians remember some wars and let others fade

Dr. Maura Hanrahan
Creating Heroes and Claiming the North: Captain Robert Abram Bartlett in the Arctic

Creating Heroes and Claiming the North: Captain Robert Abram Bartlett in the Arctic.

Dramatic Arctic rescue story of Captain Robert Abram Bartlett the focus of PUBlic Professor Series talk

Dr. Sergio Pellis
A Journey Through the Fields of Play

A Journey Through the Fields of Play

Examination of why play is so important for children

Dr. Catherine Kingfisher
Locating Happiness: Beyond Individualism

Locating Happiness: Beyond Individualism

Kingfisher explores models of happiness

Dr. Tom Robinson
Sex, Drugs, Jesus, and Gin

Sex, Drugs, Jesus, and Gin

Robinson finds rich story in research quest

Dr. Paul Vasey
Beyond the Binary: What the West Can Learn from Non-Western Approaches to Gender Diversity

Beyond the Binary: What the West Can Learn from Non-Western Approaches to Gender Diversity

Vasey eager to engage healthy discussion on sexual and gender diversity

Dr. René Barendregt
Global Climate Archives in Mud and Rock: The magnetic recorder is always on [somewhere]!

Global Climate Archives in Mud and Rock: The magnetic recorder is always on [somewhere]!

Barendregt follows the science when studying climate change

Dr. Jo-Anne Fiske
Remarkable Husbands and Unusual Fathers. Understanding the Great War a Crucible of Tenderness and Nurture

PUBlic Professor Series | Dr. Jo-Anne Fiske


PUBlic Professor talk a very personal story for Fiske

Dr. Ute Kothe
From the Beginnings of Life to Modern Medicine: Why RNA Matters

Video: We had some technical difficulties with the video recording of this talk, however, we have been able to recover the majority of content for your review.

Dr. Ute Kothe: From the Beginnings of Life to Modern Medicine: Why RNA Matters

Kothe eager to bring science to the community

Dr. Stacey Wetmore
DNA Damage, Repair and Disease: How Computers Can Help Us Understand

Dr Wetmore Public Professor

Wetmore harnesses power of computers to tackle some of society's biggest problems  

Dr. Kent Peacock
Alberta in the Anthropocene

Peacock presenting a big picture view of Alberta's future

Peacock presenting a big picture view of Alberta's future

Dr. Janay Nugent
Converting a Nation: family, religion, and Calvinism in sixteenth- and seventeenth-century Scotland

Converting a Nation: family, religion, and Calvinism in sixteenth and seventeenth-century Scotland

Nugent honing critical thinkers through history

Dr. Goldie Morgentaler
How Dickens Invented Christmas and Why it Matters

Dr. Goldie Morgentaler presents How Dickens Invented Christmas — and Why it Matters

Morgentaler revels in the beauty of literature

Dr. Roy Golsteyn
Flower Power: A scientific search for new medicines in Prairie Plants

Flower Power: A scientific search for new medicines in Prairie Plants

Prairie view opens new research frontier for Golsteyn

Dr. Kevin McGeough
'I met a traveller from an antique land': The Archaeology of Progress, Decline, and Collapse.

'I met a traveller from an antique land': The Archaeology of Progress, Decline, and Collapse

Surely the ancient Maya never predicted their downfall, nor did the Roman Empire foresee its society coming to an end and yet they both vanished into history. What can we learn from these civilizations and how can it relate to the normal we know today?

Dr. Reg Bibby
Beyond the Gods & Back: The Return of Religion in Canada

Beyond the Gods & Back: The Return of Religion in Canada

Bibby asks the questions that are on everyone's mind

Dr. Shawn Bubel
Prehistoric Bison Hunters in Southern Alberta: Excavations at Fincastle Site

Prehistoric Bison Hunters in Southern Alberta: Excavations at Fincastle Site

Thrill of the find keeps Bubel digging

Dr. Harold Jansen
The Impact of Digital Technology on Democratic Citizenship in Canada

PUBlic Professor Series | The Impact of Digital Technology on Democratic Citizenship in Canada

Jansen's devotion to political world, student engagement indicative of department

Dr. Jennifer Copeland
Sitting, Standing and Stepping: The Health Implications of Our Daily Behaviour

PUBlic Professor Series: Jennifer Copeland

Copeland always on the move - for good reason

Dr. Craig Coburn
Understanding the Complexities of Imaging the Earth: The Challenge of Image Calibration

Understanding the Complexities of Imaging the Earth: The Challenge of Image Calibration

Coburn comfortable stepping into the unknown

Dr. Olga Kovalchuk
Epigenetics of Health and Disease: From Personalized Science to Personalized Medicine

Epigenetics of Health and Disease: From Personalized Science to Personalized Medicine

Kovalchuk research points to a future of personalized medical treatments

Dr. Michelle Hogue
Two-Eyed Seeing: A Different Vision for Teaching Aboriginal Learners Science and Mathematics

Two-Eyed Seeing: A Different Vision for Teaching Aboriginal Learners Science and Mathematics

Hogue bridges Aboriginal and Western science education

Dr. John Harding
Buddha’s World Tour: Global Buddhism in the Modern Era

Buddha’s World Tour: Global Buddhism in the Modern Era

Dr. David Naylor
Why Invest in Space Exploration?

Making the case for space exploration

Download Dr. Naylor's presentation here.

Dr. Ian MacLachlan
Changing Livestock Geographies and Global Meat Consumption: What are the Implications?

Changing Livestock Geographies and Global Meat Consumption: What are the implications?

Understanding the consequences of the global ‘livestock revolution

Dr. Patrick Wilson
Indigenous Territories and the Rights of Nature in Amazonian Ecuador

Indigenous Territories and the Rights of Nature in Amazonian Ecuador

The plight of Ecuador’s indigenous peoples

Dr. Robbin Gibb
The Forgotten Parent: The Importance of Fathers and Their Experience on the Brain Development of Their Children

The Forgotten Parent: The Importance of the Father in Fetal Development

Dads' impact on kids' development deeper than we think