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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 | 883 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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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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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 | 1212 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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Griffin 00:56:00

Continuing the voyages of the Endeavour

by Mike Griffin
Continuing the voyages of the Endeavour
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 945 views
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NASA Administrator Mike Griffin's address applies certain lessons learned from one of the Royal Society's greatest explorers to the endeavours NASA is carrying out today in exploring the planets, moons, asteroids, and comets of our solar system and o....

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Discovery 00:16:00

Discovery and Creativity

by Harry Kroto
Discovery and Creativity
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 11 years ago | 955 views
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Discovery of atoms and molecules in interstellar space using spectroscopy and how it expands our ideas of our Earth's make-up.  Discovery of carbon-60 and creative ideas for the future.

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Estimation 00:13:00

Estimation – Educated Guesswork?

by Colin Byfleet
Estimation – Educated Guesswork?
for 14-19 and upwards,
Teaching modules | 14-19 and upwards | 11 years ago | 1203 views
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How can we make sensible estimates of very large numbers? It is often very important to know the size of an unknown number, at least to within a factor of ten.

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remote 00:29:00

Eyes in the Skies

by Various Presenters
Eyes in the Skies
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 1064 views
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We are being watched. A bewildering array of sensors are remotely observing everything on earth, from crops in Africa to the car parked outside your house. Will these aerial observations help us to save the Earth, or is science beginning to see too f....

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Francis Crick: anti-vitalist activist 00:54:00

Francis Crick: anti-vitalist activist

by Christine Aicardi
Francis Crick: anti-vitalist activist
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 571 views
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In the course of his scientific career, Francis Crick changed research fields several times. In almost 30 years at the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology in Cambridge, he worked on protein crystallography, molecular genetics, developmental cell biol....

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Harry Kroto: The Goo-You-Wiki World

by Harry Kroto
Harry Kroto: The Goo-You-Wiki World
for 14-19 and upwards18-22 and upwards22 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards18-22 and upwards22 and upwards | 4 years ago | 1397 views
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How do we keep things 00:16:00

How do we keep things from deteriorating?

by Norman Billingham
How do we keep things from deteriorating?
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 3 years ago | 724 views
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Norman Billingham talks to Jonathan Hare about the science and ethics of preservation and conservation.

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How I am inspired 00:10:00

How I am inspired by science

by Jess Higgins
How I am inspired by science
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 3 years ago | 757 views
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Jess describes her route into Chemistry

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Is science magic? 00:49:00

Is Science Magic?

by Tony Ryan
Is Science Magic?
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 936 views
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How does the reality of science reflect its portrayal in films, TV and other popular media?

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Sardar 01:15:00

Islam and science: beyond the troubled relationship

by Ziauddin Sardar
Islam and science: beyond the troubled relationship
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 984 views
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The basic sources of Islam - the Qur'an and the traditions of the Prophet Muhammad - place a great deal of importance on science. So, theoretically, the relationship between Islam and science is both close and very deep. It was this relationship that....

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Rotblat 00:37:00

Joseph Rotblat 1

by Joseph Rotblat
Joseph Rotblat 1
for 14-19 and upwards,
Interviews | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 902 views
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The first part of an interview with a very remarkable man.

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Rotblat 2 00:40:00

Joseph Rotblat 2

by Joseph Rotblat
Joseph Rotblat 2
for 14-19 and upwards,
Interviews | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 2882 views
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The second part of an interview with a very remarkable man.

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robot 00:29:00

Machines with Minds

by Various Presenters
Machines with Minds
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 1028 views
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Real moving, interacting robots is one promising direction in artificial intelligence. But what about the original hope of matching human performance, and what has A.I. told us about the human brain? When science of artificial intelligence was launch....

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My Sister Rosalind Franklin 00:51:00

My sister Rosalind Franklin

by Jenifer Glynn
My sister Rosalind Franklin
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 701 views
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Jenifer Glynn discusses her bookÊMy Sister Rosalind Franklin. With the help of family letters and memories, the book puts Rosalind Franklin's DNA work in the context of her other achievements, and Rosalind herself in the context of her family.

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RS Various 1 01:27:00

Neuroscience of emotion

by Various Presenters
Neuroscience of emotion
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 1269 views
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Panel discussion involving Professor David Freedberg, Dr Daniela Schiller, Ian McEwan and chaired by Professor Ray Dolan FRS, as 2011.  Does emotion serve a particular function? How important is emotion in artistic expression? How do we study emotio....

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Nobel Prize Inspiration Initiative 00:03:00

Nobel Prize Inspiration Initiative

by Various Presenters
Nobel Prize Inspiration Initiative
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 1160 views
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A series of videos of Nobel Laureates speaking on everything from their childhoods and careers advice to communicating research

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RSC Colquhoun 01:00:00

Our Light Materials

by Howard Colquhoun
Our Light Materials
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 1151 views
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In the 21st century, even the toughest of metals are now being replaced by synthetic carbon-based materials that are so strong, light, and resistant to high temperatures that they can be used in the construction of high-performance aircraft.  How....

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Obama 00:55:00

President Obama’s speech to the National Academy of Sciences, April 28 2009

by Barack Obama
President Obama’s speech to the National Academy of Sciences, April 28 2009
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 828 views
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President Obama commits the USA to a research and development sector of above 3% of GNP. This will double much of the current spending for many agencies.

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Varmus 00:30:00

Restoring Science to its Rightful Place

by Harold Varmus
Restoring Science to its Rightful Place
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 876 views
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They were the words that scientists everywhere wanted to hear and President Obama couldn't have been clearer, promising to 'restore science to its rightful place'.

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risk-icon 00:29:00

Risk – How good are we at assessing it?

by Various Presenters
Risk – How good are we at assessing it?
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 870 views
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A presentation assessing and explaining risk without causing unjustified panic and a discussion on the role of science in risk assessment, prevention and communication.

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RS Bowler 00:41:00

Science for all: popular science in the age of radio

by Peter Bowler
Science for all: popular science in the age of radio
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 952 views
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How do you get ordinary people to take an interest in science? This was already becoming a problem for the scientific community in the early twntieth century.  But rather than letting outsiders do the job, the scientists took an active role.  They ....

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Benn 00:32:00

Science is Knowledge and Knowledge is Power

by Tony Benn
Science is Knowledge and Knowledge is Power
for 14-19 and upwards,
Interviews | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 949 views
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In a lively and entertaining interview, former UK Minister for Science Tony Benn discusses the interaction between scientists and politicians in an interview with Sir Harry Kroto. Benn, having spent a life-time as a leading politician closely associa....

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CapturFiles_14 00:40:00

Science, A Round Peg In A Square World

by Harry Kroto
Science, A Round Peg In A Square World
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 1189 views
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This lecture was presented at the Royal Society for the 2002 Faraday Award for public appreciation of science. It covers many topics from a walk through chemistry, the nature of truth and debate, the importance of education at a young age, and the va....

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Bragg2 01:00:00

Seeing Further – The Story of Science and the Royal Society

by Melvyn Bragg
Seeing Further – The Story of Science and the Royal Society
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 945 views
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The Story of Science and the Royal Society - a panel discussion chaired by Melvyn Bragg. The panel is made up of Bill Bryson, Maggie Gee, Richard Holmes and Ian Stewart FRS.

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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 | 3 years ago | 767 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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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 | 5 years ago | 597 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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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 | 6 years ago | 977 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 | 9 years ago | 769 views
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Taylor Lee investigates the role of science in the human rights movement.

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ursula pic_l 00:06:00

The Ursula Project

by Various Presenters
The Ursula Project
for 14-19 and upwards,
Postgraduate presentations | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 989 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 | 6 years ago | 5716 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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Hinton 00:05:00

What Is Nano?

by John Hinton
What Is Nano?
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 840 views
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Scientific description of 'nano' and it's use in marketing

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Wobbly - various 00:36:00

Wobbly bridges, inkjets and microbubbles

by Various Presenters
Wobbly bridges, inkjets and microbubbles
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 1110 views
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A panel of 3 academics answer questions from school-children about their lives and research

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