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Tackling 01:31:00

Tackling the great challenges of the 21st century

by Various Presenters
Tackling the great challenges of the 21st century
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 2 years ago | 474 views
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Sir Paul Nurse, President of the Royal Society and Lord Stern, President of the British Academy, discussed the new opportunities – and need – for collaboration between the traditional academic disciplines to respond to the big issues of our time,....

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art science 00:07:00

The Art of Science

by Steve Acquah
The Art of Science
for All ages,
Lectures | All ages | 9 years ago | 775 views
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A look at the relationship between art and science with the emphasis on carbon nanotubes and protein fibres. Transmission and scanning electron microscopes.

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Al-Khalili 01:00:00

The House of Wisdom and the legacy of Arabic Science

by Jim Al-Khalili
The House of Wisdom and the legacy of Arabic Science
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 7 years ago | 1532 views
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In a way that never took place with early Christianity, the spread of Islam heralded a remarkable period of scientific advances, particularly during the golden age of the Abbasids of Baghdad between the 8th and 11th centuries AD.

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The importance of science: an outsider's perspective 01:02:00

The importance of science: an outsider’s perspective

by Bill Bryson
The importance of science: an outsider’s perspective
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 3 years ago | 377 views
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Award-winning author Bill Bryson speaks to Professor Jim Al-Khalili about his personal experiences and perspectives on science, from childhood and his school years, through to writing the highly successful 'A Short History of Nearly Everything' and e....

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Levy 00:45:00

The nature of collective intelligence

by Pierre Levy
The nature of collective intelligence
for 22 and upwards,
Lectures | 22 and upwards | 6 years ago | 585 views
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Digital data stem from our own personal and social cognitive processes and thus express them in one way or another. But we still don?t have any scientific tools to make sense of the data flows produced by online creative conversations at the scale of....

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RS Rousseau 00:58:00

The Notorious Sir John Hill: Georgian Celebrity Science and Attacks on the Royal Society

by George Rousseau
The Notorious Sir John Hill: Georgian Celebrity Science and Attacks on the Royal Society
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 4 years ago | 725 views
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No man in Georgian England ever attacked the Royal Society more savagely than Sir John Hill (1714-1775), and no one in his era was more notorious for public scandal. This talk sketches Hill's multi-faceted life and assesses his attacks on the Royal S....

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human rights 00:10:00

The Role of Science in the Human Rights Movement

by Taylor Lee
The Role of Science in the Human Rights Movement
for 14-19 and upwards,
Undergraduate presentations | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 564 views
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Taylor Lee investigates the role of science in the human rights movement.

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Edgerton2_edited-1 01:00:00

The social function of history: policy, history and twentieth-century science

by David Edgerton
The social function of history: policy, history and twentieth-century science
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 7 years ago | 682 views
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Historians bring to thinking about science policy a very particular understanding which should be central to policy: historians are trained to know in their bones that the future is unknown and to understand the power of the cheap futurism which char....

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The Ursula Project

by Various Presenters
The Ursula Project
for 14-19 and upwards,
Postgraduate presentations | 14-19 and upwards | 4 years ago | 745 views
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A very inter-disciplinary approach to studying urban rivers.

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Yokohama study 00:15:00

Think, Study and Take Action

by Yuji Harashima
Think, Study and Take Action
for 14-19 and upwards,
Highschool presentations | 14-19 and upwards | 4 years ago | 4534 views
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YSFH Educational Research Association (ERA) is established by students who would like to make better our studying and research about "Studying toward our own interests." At present we are trying to realize this in YSFH. In this presentation we tal....

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RS Cable 01:26:00

UK research: building bridges, building prosperity

by Vince Cable
UK research: building bridges, building prosperity
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 4 years ago | 566 views
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World leading in quality and impact, UK research is helping us to identify new sources of energy for a more sustainable future and to seek cures for deadly and delibitating diseases.  New and profound insights allow us to unearth the secrets of our ....

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Djerrassi 01:16:00

Washing dirty lab coats on the page and the stage

by Carl Djerassi
Washing dirty lab coats on the page and the stage
for 22 and upwards,
Lectures | 22 and upwards | 7 years ago | 685 views
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The drive to publish first, even the order of the authors and the choice of the journal; the collegiality and the brutal competition; grantsmanship; the still existing glass ceiling for women; Schadenfreude, even Nobel lust - these are the soul and b....

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