Dr. Keisuke Kawata, an assistant professor at the IU School of Public Health-Bloomington, will be one of seven distinguished speakers at IU Research Unplugged, a featured event of the year-long IU Bicentennial celebration. The event will be held on Friday, September 27, from 2-4pm in Presidents Hall at Franklin Hall.
IU Research Unplugged takes an inside look at the amazing work IU faculty do, their processes, and how these efforts are changing Indiana and the world for the better.
Kawata will be speaking about his groundbreaking research on brain injuries, concussions, and subconcussive head impacts.
Other presentation topics include:
- Designing algorithms that can “see”
- Mindfulness and music
- Creative writing/poetry
- How plants perceive and respond to their environment
- Ethnomusicology: the study of music of different cultures
- Stigmatization of mental illness
A reception will follow the presentation where attendees can meet the featured lecturers and discuss their work. The event is free and open to the public.