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(Re)Inventing science publishing: 01:11:00

(Re)Inventing science publishing: the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society

by Various
(Re)Inventing science publishing: the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 880 views
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Philosophical TransactionsÊis the worldÕs first and oldest scientific journal. Still published by the Royal Society, it is about to mark its 350th anniversary, and was instrumental in establishing many forms and facets of modern scholarly publishin....

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Fortey 01:01:00

A natural history of scientists

by Richard Fortey
A natural history of scientists
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 9 years ago | 1169 views
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For most of his life, Richard Fortey, has worked with collections in London's Natural History Museum, so curation has become a kind of unbreakable habit for him. In his Michael Faraday Prize lecture he will present another collection: his own persona....

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A new kilogram 00:29:00

A New Kilogram in 2018: The Biggest Revolution in Metrology Since the French Revolution

by Klaus vonKlitzing
A New Kilogram in 2018: The Biggest Revolution in Metrology Since the French Revolution
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 3 years ago | 789 views
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Metrology - the science of measurements - is responsible for the international uniformity and precision in standards. Today, the seven units for meter, kilogram, second, ampere, kelvin, mole, and candela of our international system of units (SI units....

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a random walk 00:35:00

A Random Walk in Science

by Steven Chu
A Random Walk in Science
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 3 years ago | 795 views
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I will discuss my random walk in science, from my graduate student on postdoctoral years testing the Weinberg-Salam-Glashow theory of electro-weak forces, and then to energy transfer in condensed matter systems, the spectroscopy of positronium, laser....

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RS Various 3 01:14:00

About Time

by Various Presenters
About Time
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 1339 views
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'If you knew Time as well as I do,’ the Mad Hatter says to Alice, ‘you wouldn’t talk about wasting it. It’s him.’ In this event, three writers well-acquainted with time discuss how it (or he) both controls and captivates us.  Dame Gillian ....

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Kroto 00:59:00

An audience with Professor Sir Harry Kroto

by Harry Kroto
An audience with Professor Sir Harry Kroto
for All ages,
Lectures | All ages | 6 years ago | 6283 views
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Staff and students at the University of Sheffield ask the Nobel Prizewinner about his life, work and science

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Knowledge-management - Schauer 00:38:00

Are IT Services Cooperative?

by Alexander Schauer
Are IT Services Cooperative?
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 6 years ago | 1124 views
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A cross-cultural study on individual, team, organisational and institutional factors affecting knowledge sharing willingness in the IT services industry – a general overview and summary of initial results.

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Acquah Woodville 00:02:00

Ask Steve – Questions from Woodville Elementary, FL

by Steve Acquah
Ask Steve – Questions from Woodville Elementary, FL
for 5-7 year olds,
Lectures | 5-7 year olds | 10 years ago | 1310 views
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Steve answers questions about the brightness of stars.

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Heilbron 00:55:00

Benjamin Franklin in Europe: electrician, academician etc.

by John Heilbron
Benjamin Franklin in Europe: electrician, academician etc.
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 9 years ago | 1139 views
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Benjamin Franklin, American patriot and natural philosopher, was born 300 years ago. Apart from a brief stay in England as a young man, he spent the first fifty years of his life transforming himself from a nobody into the leading citizen of Philadel....

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Freeman 00:29:00

Bernal and the Social Function of Science

by Chris Freeman
Bernal and the Social Function of Science
for All ages,
Lectures | All ages | 10 years ago | 1425 views
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Chris Freeman, the founder and first director of the UK's Science Policy Research Unit introduces Bernal, the father of the protein crystallography techniques which enabled the double helix structure of DNA to be unravelled. Bernal's major impact on ....

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RSC Hassall 01:13:00

Bringing Science to the Olympics

by David Hassall
Bringing Science to the Olympics
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 1210 views
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Dr David Hassall, Director of Inhaled Sciences at Glaxo Smith Klein, gives a talk on how the provision of services presents a once-in-a lifetime opportunity for GSK to use its science expertise and make a material contribution to London 2012.

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Buckyball 00:03:00

Buckyball workshop

by Harry Kroto
Buckyball workshop
for 11-14 and upwardsAll ages,
Workshops | 11-14 and upwardsAll ages | 6 years ago | 1576 views
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Professor Sir Harry Kroto shows local schoolchildren in Sheffield how to build a buckyball

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