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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 | 3 years ago | 580 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 | 7 years ago | 866 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 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 | 2 years ago | 498 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 | 4 years ago | 1058 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 | 4 years ago | 1446 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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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 | 8 years ago | 1032 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 | 7 years ago | 863 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 | 8 years ago | 1183 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 | 4 years ago | 903 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 | 4 years ago | 1267 views
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Professor Sir Harry Kroto shows local schoolchildren in Sheffield how to build a buckyball

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Kroto Iceland 00:46:00

BuckyBall Workshop to Iceland

by Harry Kroto
BuckyBall Workshop to Iceland
for 11-14 and upwards,
LecturesWorkshops | 11-14 and upwards | 9 years ago | 923 views
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An Internet Buckyball workshop to 80 young children in Iceland which worked extremely well. It was the first test of the FSU Internet GEO project.

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Buckyball 00:01:00

Buckyball Workshop with Harry Kroto with balanced Buckyballs

by Harry Kroto
Buckyball Workshop with Harry Kroto with balanced Buckyballs
for All ages,
Workshops | All ages | 2 years ago | 748 views
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Children's Buckyball Workshop in San Luis Potosi Mexico with Harry Kroto organised by Humberto and Mauricio Terrones. This group started a trend balancing Buckyballs on their heads. I hope the music background is acceptable as no one is making money ....

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Canoeing - L-N - Agre - Chem 2009 00:28:00

Canoeing in the Arctic, a Scientist’s Perspective

by Peter Agre
Canoeing in the Arctic, a Scientist’s Perspective
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 3 years ago | 629 views
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As scientists, our livelihoods are supported by teaching and research, but we also have the opportunity to make observations beyond our usual confines and share these with non-scientific citizens. Growing up in my native state of Minnesota, I have al....

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Celebration of Harry Kroto’s Life

by Steve Acquah
Celebration of Harry Kroto’s Life
for All ages,
Interviews | All ages | 1 year ago | 1304 views
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Video by Hugh Fox

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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 | 7 years ago | 692 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 | 9 years ago | 758 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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Discovery of C-60

by Harry Kroto
Discovery of C-60
for All ages,
Lectures | All ages | 9 years ago | 738 views
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The experiments in 1985 that uncovered the existence of C-60

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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 | 9 years ago | 907 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 | 8 years ago | 803 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 | 3 years ago | 423 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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GEOSET Promo

by Steve Acquah
GEOSET Promo
for All ages,
Arts presentations | All ages | 4 years ago | 1381 views
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Promo for GEOSET

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Harry Kroto’s 5 Days of Opening Minds – Lecture 2

by Harry Kroto
Harry Kroto’s 5 Days of Opening Minds – Lecture 2
for All ages,
Lectures | All ages | 4 years ago | 1696 views
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Part 2 of Harry's '5 Days of Opening Minds' series.

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Harry Kroto’s 5 Days of Opening Minds – Lecture 5

by Harry Kroto
Harry Kroto’s 5 Days of Opening Minds – Lecture 5
for All ages,
Lectures | All ages | 4 years ago | 1441 views
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Part 5, Final, Harry Kroto's lecture series: 5 Days of Opening Minds

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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 | 2 years ago | 1008 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 | 2 years ago | 524 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 | 2 years ago | 504 views
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Jess describes her route into Chemistry

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Baker 00:13:00

How to film the Earth from space

by Alex Baker
How to film the Earth from space
for All ages,
Lectures | All ages | 6 years ago | 955 views
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Two University of Sheffield students have recorded a video of the Earth from the edge of space, using homemade equipment and on a shoestring budget.

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Ideas come from many 00:35:00

Ideas Come from Many Places

by Oliver Smithies
Ideas Come from Many Places
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 2 years ago | 484 views
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Come share with me the memories of where ideas have come from during my life - from childhood to old age. You may find it helpful in encouraging your own brains to come up with new ideas. They won't all be useful - as I have found in this case of min....

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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 | 3 years ago | 696 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 | 7 years ago | 796 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 | 8 years ago | 698 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 | 8 years ago | 2119 views
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The second part of an interview with a very remarkable man.

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Klemperer 00:05:00

Kroto conducts Klemperer, K80

by Harry Kroto
Kroto conducts Klemperer, K80
for All ages,
Lectures | All ages | 9 years ago | 1303 views
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An 80th birthday presentation to Bill Klemperer at Harvard

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CapturFiles 00:28:00

Lindau – A Week With Nobel Laureates

by Various Presenters
Lindau – A Week With Nobel Laureates
for All ages,
Discussions | All ages | 8 years ago | 664 views
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Each year some thirty or more Nobel laureates come to Lindau to give lectures and interact with around 1000 young scientists from around the world. In any one year the focus is generally on one area eg chemistry, physics, medicine or economics. The i....

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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 | 8 years ago | 816 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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maps 00:03:00

Maps

by Harry Kroto
Maps
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 9 years ago | 2348 views
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A brief introduction to getting over the problems of representing a sphere on a flat sheet.

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Global Educ 2009 00:07:00

Mediasite global outreach competition winner – 2009

by Steve Acquah
Mediasite global outreach competition winner – 2009
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 8 years ago | 806 views
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Steve's winning presentation in the Mediasite Global Outreach Challenge 2009

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45 rule 00:01:00

My 4/5 Rule for Reliability of a Hypothesis

by Harry Kroto
My 4/5 Rule for Reliability of a Hypothesis
for 14-18 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-18 and upwards | 2 years ago | 10014 views
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A brief explanation on the best way to test the validity of your hypothesis

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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 | 4 years ago | 427 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 | 4 years ago | 1061 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 | 4 years ago | 937 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 | 4 years ago | 912 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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Our youngest scientist 00:01:00

Our youngest scientist

by Lukas Kondinski
Our youngest scientist
for All ages,
Teaching modules | All ages | 2 years ago | 1785 views
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At 2 years and 8 months Lukas is more adept than many students!

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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 | 8 years ago | 635 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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du Sautoy 2 01:03:00

Proof-reading: Telling stories with numbers and words

by Marcus du Sautoy
Proof-reading: Telling stories with numbers and words
for All ages,
Lectures | All ages | 7 years ago | 674 views
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How does doing mathematics and writing stories compare? What role is mathematics playing when it is used in literature? Are stories important to understanding mathematics? Do writers have eureka moments? Marcus du Sautoy and Mark Haddon discuss the f....

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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 | 7 years ago | 705 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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Reviewing science - Harry Kroto - UPV 00:09:00

Reviewing science history

by Harold Kroto
Reviewing science history
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 3 years ago | 4621 views
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An small review of science history

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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 | 8 years ago | 629 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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