Cognovo is a multi-national doctoral training network that offers research training in Cognitive Innovation, both as a new field of scientific investigation and as a strategy for research and innovation.
CogNovo Research Seminars provide a forum for both external and internal speakers to present CogNovo related research and is aimed at Plymouth University students and researchers. Refreshments will be provided.
18 April: Living computers, Mars simulations and DIY starships - advancing cross-disciplinary and cross-cultural collaboration (speaker: Angelo Vermeulen, TED Senior Fellow, Independent Artist)
Angelo will present a series of art and science projects in which global communities are actively engaged in prototyping the future. This includes the installation art projects Biomodd and Seeker, and the NASA-funded HI-SEAS Mars simulation program. He will focus on co-creation, bottom-up design and alternative leadership strategies. Angelo has a multidisciplinary practice encompassing art, science and engineering, and has been working with communities in different corners of the world for almost ten years.
Angelo is a founding member of SEAD (Space Ecologies Art and Design), an international collective of artists, scientists, engineers and activists. His latest TED Talk about the Seeker project has garnered over a million views.
Visit the CogNovo research seminars page for details and the latest information.
Email Mihaela Taranu (firstname.lastname@example.org), Jacqui Knight (email@example.com), Jack McKay Fletcher (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Diego Maranan (email@example.com) for further information.