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Idea and Inspiration Links

Immerse Yourself

The best and worst journalism of August 2016

To immerse yourself in the community: Use Facebook, Snapchat, Instagram, talks with friends, and other ways of reaching out to find out what different people in the community are thinking about. 233 more words


Tool Taste: ThingLink

I took a photo of an interesting window display in town and made it “interactive” with Thinglink. I titled it: “Lululemon’s Bookshelf”:

I’d be interested in a similar, but less commercial, infographic/interactive image tool. 47 more words


Thursday Links

I’ve been starting to¬†experiment with different tools that might interest the Ballast Online editors and staff.

Tool Taste: Adobe Spark (so far: 1, … 209 more words

Thursday Links

Tool Taste: Canva

Today I tried out Canva. I signed in with my Google account, and I made some digital designs.

So far, it seems best for getting layout ideas, interesting combinations of text and color, and a “head start” on visualizing an idea. 62 more words


Tool Taste: "Made with Code" Emoji Day

Today I tried out Google’s “Made with Code” Project (Google’s main page today says: “It’s World Emoji Day! Teen girls, code an emoji that’s unique like you.”). 398 more words


Motor neurone signalling and the effects of RNA in MND

Dr Pietro Fratta completed his first MRC-MND Association Clinical Research Training Fellowship in 2014. Last year he was awarded a new £1.16 million Clinician Scientist Fellowship to continue his research at University College London, studying the earliest physical changes that affect motor neurons in MND (our reference 946-795). 389 more words

MND Research

Identifying the genetic causes of MND in specific populations

Dr Russell McLaughlin from Trinity College Dublin is one of our Junior Non-Clinical Fellows.

Our Non-Clinical Fellowships were awarded for the first time last year. They aim to retain and develop early and mid-career MND researchers conducting biomedical research. 337 more words

MND Research