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Anderson 00:59:00

The Epidemic of Mad Cow Disease (BSE) in the UK

by Roy Anderson
The Epidemic of Mad Cow Disease (BSE) in the UK
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 1013 views
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Roy discusses the disturbing events of the then (1997) recent history of the BSE epidemic and some of the crucial mistakes which contributed to the epidemic are highlighted.

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Green estate 00:05:00

The Green Estate

by Laura Pannack
The Green Estate
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 722 views
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The Green Estate volunteers don’t normally meet together as a group so photographer Laura Pannack worked with the women individually to identify the places where they felt happy and at ease. They also used project cameras to take photos of their ev....

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The Rev Stirling 00:11:00

The Rev. Stirling and heat engines

by Roy Darlington
The Rev. Stirling and heat engines
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 3 years ago | 580 views
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Roy Darlington explains the attractions of the remarkably simple Stirling engine

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t-o-e 00:29:00

The Theory of Everything

by Various Presenters
The Theory of Everything
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 771 views
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Are we on the verge of that holy grail of science, a single theory that explains everything from planets to atomic particles, and if we ever get there, will it be the end, or the beginning of physics?  Physicists have theories covering everything fr....

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Miller 00:59:00

There Ain’t Nothing Nowhere

by David Miller
There Ain’t Nothing Nowhere
for 18-22 and upwards,
Discussions | 18-22 and upwards | 9 years ago | 703 views
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With his innate ability to explain the most abstract and complex concepts of modern physics in accessible terms David Miller convinces even the most sceptical that 'empty space' is teeming with a new cast of fundamental characters from virtual photon....

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ocean vent 00:29:00

Voyage to the Bottom of the Deep

by Various Presenters
Voyage to the Bottom of the Deep
for All ages,
Discussions | All ages | 9 years ago | 719 views
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We are only just developing the technology necessary to probe deep beneath our oceans. Contrary to earlier expectations, we are finding whole new ecosystems of life. Are the ocean depths the next new frontier? Over half the surface of the earth is co....

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RS Various 5 01:04:00

What if…? Coping with uncertainty in health science

by Various Presenters
What if…? Coping with uncertainty in health science
for 18-22 and upwards,
Discussions | 18-22 and upwards | 5 years ago | 932 views
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Panel discussion involving Tracey Brown, Professor Angela McLean FRS, Professor Andrew Stirling and chaired by Professor David Spiegelhalter OBE FRS.  How can we make decisions that affect our health when scientific advice is never 100% sure?   Wha....

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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 | 5 years ago | 1057 views
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A panel of 3 academics answer questions from school-children about their lives and research

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MWSnap277 00:25:00

Women in Nanotechnology

by Various Presenters
Women in Nanotechnology
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 1033 views
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The Women in Nanotechnology project (WomenInNano) was a 3 year EU Research Project with the aim of finding out ways to support and encourage women working in Nanotechnology. In 2008 the Vega Science Trust was asked to make a short film documenting th....

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Women writing science 01:26:00

Women writing science

by Various Presenters
Women writing science
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 3 years ago | 0 views
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Join us as we celebrate International Women’s Day by exploring the history of women writing about science.  How did early women scientists use writing in order to further their careers? In which ways were they limited by their gender? What influen....

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RS Ali 01:30:00

Would like to meet…

by Anna Machin
Would like to meet…
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 824 views
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What do women want? What do men want? The question of what we find attractive has been asked worldwide for centuries. The importance of being attractive to the opposite sex has increased dramatically in recent times for both men and women. This event....

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Writing wrongs | Rachel Carson, Silent Spring 01:08:00

Writing wrongs – Rachel Carson, Silent Spring

by Various
Writing wrongs – Rachel Carson, Silent Spring
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 4 years ago | 445 views
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What role do literature, science and policy play in protecting the planet? Fifty years since the death of conservationist Rachel Carson, we look at her masterpiece Silent Spring, and ask: "What have we learnt? Listen to our panel of experts: author ....

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