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by Duncan Thorburn Burns

for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 1019 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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From Waste to Wealth Using Green Chemistry

by James Clark
From Waste to Wealth Using Green Chemistry
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 1346 views
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The world faces the fundamental problems of increasing waste and decreasing resources as it tries to cope with the increasing consumption of a growing population.  It is clear that these challenges can only be met through a fundamentally different a....

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A Little Light Relief

by David Phillips
A Little Light Relief
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 1206 views
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Light, particularly sunlight, is believed to be good for our health. Many ancient civilisations even attributed it with mystical healing powers.Renowned for his entertaining lectures, Professor David Phillips, President of the RSC, uses his expertise....

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A medicine cabinet in your garden?

by Monique Simmonds
A medicine cabinet in your garden?
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 1065 views
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Professor Monique Simmonds talks about the use of plants and fungi as sources of sustainably harvested medicines

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Alzheimer’s disease: treatments and tests on the horizon

by Simon Lovestone
Alzheimer’s disease: treatments and tests on the horizon
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 1114 views
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The lecture by Professor Simon Lovestone showed how current research in dementia holds great promise both in trying to understand the mechanisms to find new treatments and in researching biomarkers to help identify the condition at an earlier stage.....

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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 | 1210 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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Chemical Lunchbox: Eating sustainably

by Carol Wagstaff
Chemical Lunchbox: Eating sustainably
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 696 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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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 | 6 years ago | 974 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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Chemistry: A Key to Human Progress

by Bassam Shakhashiri
Chemistry: A Key to Human Progress
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 1376 views
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Basic research in science has greatly increased our understanding of nature, expanded frontiers of inquiry, shown us how little we know, triggered creative waves of invention and innovation, and prompted technological breakthroughs that were inconcei....

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Cognitive Chemical Lunchbox

by Jeremy Spencer
Cognitive Chemical Lunchbox
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 913 views
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Start at 15:00 minutes.  Dr Jeremy Spencer examines the role of flavonoid-rich foods which have been shown to promote a healthy heart and improve our mind and mood.

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Confronting the Silent Tragedy of Skin Disease

by Paul Matts
Confronting the Silent Tragedy of Skin Disease
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 1218 views
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How many people do skin conditions affect in the developing world?  Approximately 3 billion people living in remote areas of 127 developing countries are deprived of even the most basic dermatological care which constitutes approximately one half of....

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Forms of Carbon Burning Diamond and Graphite; and the Discovery of Fullerenes

by Peter Wothers
Forms of Carbon Burning Diamond and Graphite; and the Discovery of Fullerenes
for 11-14 and upwards,
Teaching modules | 11-14 and upwards | 5 years ago | 1804 views
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With the aid of Prof. Sir Harry Kroto, Dr Peter Wothers demonstrates that both Diamond and Graphite are indeed made of Carbon.

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