Archive Tag: Event

The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County (NHM) is hosting an event called “Night of Ideas” on Friday, February 1, 2019 from 6:00 PM to midnight. Its theme, “Facing Our Time,” explores the struggles we face around ecological and climate change through the lenses of science, nature, and art. 

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On January 8, 2019, the UCLA Depression Grand Challenge (DGC) in partnership with the Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA hosted a TEDxUCLA Salon moderated by Dr. Michael Gitlin, distinguished professor of Clinical Psychiatry, and titled “Tackling Depression: Understanding, Preventing, and Treating the World’s Greatest Health Problem.” Nearly 200 guests attended the event which included a musical performance by UCLA alum and cellist, Ramin Abrams, and stories from speakers with personal connections to depression and anxiety, including what led them to work with the DGC or become involved in neuroscience research.

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Hosting collaborators from the University of Oulu Center for Ubiquitous Computing
Christopher Douglas (UCLA)

On November 8 and 9, 2018, the Depression Grand Challenge (DGC) hosted collaborators from the University of Oulu.  Denzil Ferreira and his team from Oulu’s Center for Ubiquitous Computing – Dr. Aku Visuri, Dr. Yuuki Nishiyama, and Kennedy Asare – conferred with DGC members to formalize plans for using their smartphone-based behavior tracking platform in ongoing Read more

On November 8, 2018, UCLA kicked off a crowdfunding campaign in support of the Depression Grand Challenge’s Screening and Treatment for Anxiety and Depression (STAND) program.  The campaign is active through January 1, 2019 and has a goal of raising $25,000. STAND provides free and accessible mental health resources for all registered UCLA students to assess whether they Read more