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The Nuclear Debate

by Various Presenters
The Nuclear Debate
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 7 years ago | 1074 views
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New carbon targets requires reducing emissions of greenhouse gases by 50% for 2030. This house believes that it will be impossible to meet the emissions reductions required to fulfil these obligations without the use of nuclear power.  Taking the pr....

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Nuts about Christmas?

by Clare Mills
Nuts about Christmas?
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 7 years ago | 708 views
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Professor Clare Mills from the Institute of Food Research delves into the mysteries of food allergies, using some festive examples to shed light on the how's and why's of these immune responses to otherwise harmless substances.

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by Duncan Thorburn Burns

for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 7 years ago | 1117 views
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2011 is the 350th anniversary of the publication of a Sceptical Chymist, by Robert Boyle which is considered to be the most important book ever published about chemistry.  Boyle was a leading intellectual figure of the 17th century and one of the fo....

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Recharging the Planet

by Clare Grey
Recharging the Planet
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 7 years ago | 865 views
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Energy storage technologies such as fuel cells, batteries, electrolysis and super capacitors will need to be improved to enable better use of intermittent renewable electricity sources and the development of sustainable transport in the future.

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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 | 7 years ago | 944 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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Chemical Lunchbox: Eating sustainably

by Carol Wagstaff
Chemical Lunchbox: Eating sustainably
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 7 years ago | 761 views
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Seasonal produce, locally grown... the ethical shopper is surrounded by recommendations on what to buy and where to buy it from.  Carol Wagstaff, food scientist from University of Reading, explores if eating sustainably is really possible, or wheth....

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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 | 7 years ago | 889 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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The three lives of Marie Curie

by Serge Plattard
The three lives of Marie Curie
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 7 years ago | 754 views
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The life of Marie Curie was a continuous interweave between passion for science, people and action. As we celebrate the centenary of her Nobel Proze for Chemistry in International Year of Chemistry, Dr Serge Plattard, the Counsellor for Science and T....

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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 | 7 years ago | 1079 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 | 7 years ago | 865 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 | 7 years ago | 878 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 | 7 years ago | 814 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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