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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 | 10 years ago | 1069 views
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Steve's winning presentation in the Mediasite Global Outreach Challenge 2009

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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 | 4 years ago | 13738 views
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A brief explanation on the best way to test the validity of your hypothesis

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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 | 769 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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01:27:00

Neuroscience of emotion

by Various Presenters
Neuroscience of emotion
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 7 years ago | 1322 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

by Various Presenters
Nobel Prize Inspiration Initiative
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 1196 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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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 | 1191 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

by Lukas Kondinski
Our youngest scientist
for All ages,
Teaching modules | All ages | 4 years ago | 2545 views
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At 2 years and 8 months Lukas is more adept than many students!

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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 | 10 years ago | 865 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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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 | 10 years ago | 891 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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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 | 10 years ago | 904 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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00:09:00

Reviewing science history

by Harold Kroto
Reviewing science history
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 5 years ago | 4935 views
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An small review of science history

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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 | 916 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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