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Forms of Carbon Burning Diamond and Graphite; and the Discovery of Fullerenes

by Peter Wothers
Forms of Carbon Burning Diamond and Graphite; and the Discovery of Fullerenes
for 11-14 and upwards,
Teaching modules | 11-14 and upwards | 6 years ago | 1813 views
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With the aid of Prof. Sir Harry Kroto, Dr Peter Wothers demonstrates that both Diamond and Graphite are indeed made of Carbon.

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Cognitive Chemical Lunchbox

by Jeremy Spencer
Cognitive Chemical Lunchbox
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 931 views
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Start at 15:00 minutes.  Dr Jeremy Spencer examines the role of flavonoid-rich foods which have been shown to promote a healthy heart and improve our mind and mood.

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Chemistry: A Key to Human Progress

by Bassam Shakhashiri
Chemistry: A Key to Human Progress
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 1394 views
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Basic research in science has greatly increased our understanding of nature, expanded frontiers of inquiry, shown us how little we know, triggered creative waves of invention and innovation, and prompted technological breakthroughs that were inconcei....

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From Waste to Wealth Using Green Chemistry

by James Clark
From Waste to Wealth Using Green Chemistry
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 1361 views
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The world faces the fundamental problems of increasing waste and decreasing resources as it tries to cope with the increasing consumption of a growing population.  It is clear that these challenges can only be met through a fundamentally different a....

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What’s in my stuff?

by Hywel Jones
What’s in my stuff?
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 869 views
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Sustainability is not just about carbon or carbon dioxide, it is also about the sustainable use of the planet's finite mineral and material resources. The availability, affordability and sustainable of supply of a number of important chemical element....

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Harnessing the light fantastic

by Nick Terrill
Harnessing the light fantastic
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 814 views
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Professor Nick Terrill, principal beamline scientist at Diamond Light Source, explains how intense light produced at the UK's national synchrotron science facility in Oxfordshire is being used to examine colour changing polymers and research the next....

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Chemistry and Captain Scott’s 1901 Discovery Expedition to the Antarctic

by Derek Craston
Chemistry and Captain Scott’s 1901 Discovery Expedition to the Antarctic
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 993 views
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Dr Derek Craston, the UK Government Chemist, reveals how Captain Scott's preparations for his 1901 Discovery Expedition to the Antarctic included a personal request to the Government Chemist to analyse his planned food supplies. Tellingly, the resea....

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The quest for a clean drink

by Phil Souter
The quest for a clean drink
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 758 views
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Phil Souter, scientist at Procter & Gamble, discusses the challenges faced in making potential water sources (such as lakes, ponds, wells, flood water) drinkable using chemical technology. During the lecture he will touch upon the impact of unsaf....

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Why Transforming Cities?

by AbuBakr Bahaj
Why Transforming Cities?
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 795 views
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Start at 35 minutes.  Professor AbuBakr Bahaj, Professor of Sustainable Energy at the University of Southampton, talks about the importance of planning cities and the potential of reducing their impact on the environment and resources.

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Future Cities

by Richard Miller
Future Cities
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 740 views
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Dr Richard Miller, Head of Sustainability at the UK's Technology Strategy Board, speaks about the problems we are facing in our cities and current ways in which these are being addressed.  He gives examples of how chemists and small-medium sized ent....

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Watts New with Clean Energy? Batteries Included

by Saiful Islam
Watts New with Clean Energy? Batteries Included
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 867 views
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This talk shows how scientists use structural and modelling techniques to help understand the fascinating properties of crystalline materials.

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Suzuki Coupling Reactions

by Akira Suzuki
Suzuki Coupling Reactions
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 6 years ago | 1763 views
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The discoverer of these really useful reactions talks about their discovery and development.

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