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00:39:00

Ian McKellen @ Florida State University – 2009

by Harold Kroto
Ian McKellen @ Florida State University – 2009
for 18-22 and upwards,
Discussions | 18-22 and upwards | 4 years ago | 2917 views
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Ian McKellen speaks at FSU about his acting career and some of the fascinating things that he has learned through theater and personal experience.

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00:17:00

Gravitational waves and the early universe

by Mark Hindmarsh
Gravitational waves and the early universe
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 4 years ago | 826 views
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Mark Hindmarch talks about our understanding of how we explain the immediate aftermath of the Big Bang.

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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 | 4 years ago | 655 views
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Roy Darlington explains the attractions of the remarkably simple Stirling engine

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00:09:00

The dynamics of a spinning chair

by Rufus Marsh
The dynamics of a spinning chair
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 4 years ago | 720 views
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Jonathan talks to a real exoert about the science of balance.

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00:03:00

Is there life in your PC?

by Norman Billingham
Is there life in your PC?
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 4 years ago | 694 views
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What is there in your computer which is attractive to bacteria and fungi?

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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 | 4 years ago | 776 views
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Norman Billingham talks to Jonathan Hare about the science and ethics of preservation and conservation.

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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 | 4 years ago | 807 views
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Jess describes her route into Chemistry

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00:16:00

Fixated on Nitrogen

by Jeffery Leigh
Fixated on Nitrogen
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 4 years ago | 694 views
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Sussex University has always supported unusual, interdisciplinary and innovative faculties. A good example of this was the Nitrogen Fixation Centre. Jeff Leigh was part of this exceptional work who's aim was to discover how nature uses nitrogen to cr....

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01:31:00

Tackling the great challenges of the 21st century

by Various Presenters
Tackling the great challenges of the 21st century
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 4 years ago | 826 views
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Sir Paul Nurse, President of the Royal Society and Lord Stern, President of the British Academy, discussed the new opportunities – and need – for collaboration between the traditional academic disciplines to respond to the big issues of our time,....

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01:31:00

Ebola: inside an epidemic

by Various Presenters
Ebola: inside an epidemic
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 4 years ago | 0 views
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Find out what we have learnt from the outbreak so far (March 2015) and what is being done to ensure continued resilience to epidemic scenarios.

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01:26:00

Women writing science

by Various Presenters
Women writing science
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 4 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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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 | 5 years ago | 555 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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00:02:00

Microwave Chemistry Introduction: Your dial goes up to 11

by Gregory Dudley
Microwave Chemistry Introduction: Your dial goes up to 11
for 18-22 and upwards22 and upwards,
DiscussionsLecturesPostgraduate presentations | 18-22 and upwards22 and upwards | 5 years ago | 1604 views
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This is the introduction to a three part research presentation on microwave chemistry given by FSU chemist Dr. Gregory Dudley. Dudley reports on joint FSU research surrounding microwave chemistry and its previously unknown potential in lab applicatio....

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00:20:00

Research in Rural Settings

by Penny Gilmer
Research in Rural Settings
for 22 and upwards,
Discussions | 22 and upwards | 5 years ago | 965 views
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00:11:00

NSF Grant, Alliance for the Advancement of Florida’s Academic Women in Chemistry and Engineering

by Penny Gilmer
NSF Grant, Alliance for the Advancement of Florida’s Academic Women in Chemistry and Engineering
for 18-22 and upwards,
Discussions | 18-22 and upwards | 5 years ago | 882 views
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00:03:00

Nobel Prize Inspiration Initiative

by Various Presenters
Nobel Prize Inspiration Initiative
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 1217 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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01:27:00

Nature’s marvellous medicine

by Diana Bowles
Nature’s marvellous medicine
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 596 views
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For hundreds of years we have used plants and their extracts for their healing properties. Ancient Egyptians chewed white willow bark to relieve fevers and reduce inflammation, and many years later scientists discovered that the bark contains salicyl....

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01:04:00

Storms, floods and droughts: predicting and reporting adverse weather

by Various
Storms, floods and droughts: predicting and reporting adverse weather
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 902 views
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2012 was one of the Òtop five wettest years on recordÓ, however the beginning of the year saw a widespread drought across much of the UK.Ê Join David Shukman, Science Editor for BBC News, and Professor Tim Palmer FRS as they discuss extreme and ad....

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01:35:00

Making Sense of Scents

by Various Presenters
Making Sense of Scents
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 7 years ago | 1070 views
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A panel of experts discussed the powerful effects that fragrances have on enhancing lives, rehabilitation and triggering reactions and memories.

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00:03:00

CDD Vault

by Barry Bunin
CDD Vault
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 7 years ago | 1544 views
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The CDD Vault provides a secure collaborative platform for scientists to selectively share chemical and biological for neglected and commercial disease drug discovery applications.

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00:05:00

Testing

by Aaron Klug
Testing
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 7 years ago | 1540 views
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Test

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00:29:00

Cloning

by Various Presenters
Cloning
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 7 years ago | 11645 views
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Why is cloning such hot science? What are the potential benefits? And are there other ways of achieving them? What are stem cells, and why do many scientists say that embryonic cells are required for this work?

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01:08:00

Nobel Lives

by Sidney Brenner
Nobel Lives
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 7 years ago | 2358 views
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An audience with Nobel prize winners John Sulston FRS and Sydney Brenner FRS, who talk to Sarah Montague of BBC Radio 4's Today Programme, about their lives in science and their visions for the future.

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01:35:00

Dive into the thrilling and extraordinary world of science

by Various Presenters
Dive into the thrilling and extraordinary world of science
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 7 years ago | 1461 views
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Take one step away from the shore with the Royal Society Winton Prize for Science Books. Set yourself apart from the crowd on an expedition into unfamiliar scientific territory with the shortlisted authors and judges of the Royal Society Winton Prize....

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01:14:00

About Time

by Various Presenters
About Time
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 7 years ago | 1405 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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01:34:00

Is biodiversity going the way of the Dodo?

by Various Presenters
Is biodiversity going the way of the Dodo?
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 7 years ago | 972 views
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Panel discussion with Professor Jonathan Baillie, Dr William Cheung, Professor Adrian Lister and chaired by Dr Susan Lieberman, as part of the Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition 2011.  Right now one-fifth of the world’s vertebrates are classi....

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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 | 1339 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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01:04:00

Eyes on the stars – Space as inspiration

by Various Presenters
Eyes on the stars – Space as inspiration
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 7 years ago | 1061 views
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Piers Sellers in conversation with Rona Munro and John Zarnecki.  Little Eagles, written by playwright Rona Munro, tells the extraordinary story of Sergei Korolyov, chief designer and unsung hero of the Soviet space programme. Under the leadership o....

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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 | 7 years ago | 1051 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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01:18:00

Rocket Science! UK & Russia in orbit

by Helen Sharman
Rocket Science! UK & Russia in orbit
for 14-19 and upwards,
DiscussionsLectures | 14-19 and upwards | 7 years ago | 977 views
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From the first human manned space flight piloted by Yuri Gagarin on Vostok 1 in 1961 and the first spacewalk outside a space craft in 1965 by Cosmonaut, Alexey Leonov, Soviet engineers and cosmonauts have made their mark in manned space travel.  Joi....

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01:30:00

Would like to meet…

by Anna Machin
Would like to meet…
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 7 years ago | 928 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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00:12:00

Art Therapy- Women and aging project

by Various Presenters
Art Therapy- Women and aging project
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 7 years ago | 1386 views
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The art work shown in this film emerged from a closed interactive-style experiential art group. The women were active in the production of collective knowledge, as well as active in interrogating their own, very particular, feelings about the process....

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00:08:00

Guildford Grange – Women and ageing project

by Monica Fernandez
Guildford Grange – Women and ageing project
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 7 years ago | 1193 views
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The women at Guildford Grange Extra Care Scheme spent several weeks with Monica Fernandez photographing their everyday lives. In keeping with their statement that they are “too old to take ourselves seriously”, they decided to take this to extrem....

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00:05:00

The Green Estate

by Laura Pannack
The Green Estate
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 7 years ago | 807 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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00:25:00

Photo therapy – women and ageing

by Various Presenters
Photo therapy – women and ageing
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 7 years ago | 1155 views
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A group of older women met in a series of six day long workshops, led by Rosy Martin. They were invited to make, then talk about, their own alternative photographic diaries on age and ageing. Images which challenge stereotypes of ageing were created,....

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00:12:00

Rise of the Russian Cinema

by Oliver Johnson
Rise of the Russian Cinema
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 7 years ago | 1291 views
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Discusses how Russia now makes its own Hollywood style blockbuster while retaining its cultural identity

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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 | 7 years ago | 1160 views
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A panel of 3 academics answer questions from school-children about their lives and research

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00:02:00

Reducing bone cell loss

by Various Presenters
Reducing bone cell loss
for 18-22 and upwards,
Discussions | 18-22 and upwards | 7 years ago | 8131 views
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Stimulating bone cells to combat bone cell loss

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01:02:00

Geoengineering: a brave new world?

by Various Presenters
Geoengineering: a brave new world?
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 981 views
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This is a very new and rapidly developing area of science and technology and the proposals range from placing giant mirrors in space to reflect sunlight to fertilising the oceans with nutrients in order to produce more phytoplankton to soak up atmosp....

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00:25:00

Women in Nanotechnology

by Various Presenters
Women in Nanotechnology
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 1148 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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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 | 10 years ago | 1140 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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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 | 10 years ago | 796 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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00:29:00

Life in Space

by Helen Sharman
Life in Space
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 981 views
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Helen Sharman, the UK's first astronaut, gives a vibrant account of her personal experience of life in space using models and film to illustrate the key scientific concepts involved in spaceflight. Among other things she discusses the way Newton's Th....

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00:53:00

Are Genetically Modified Foods Safe?

by Various Presenters
Are Genetically Modified Foods Safe?
for 18-22 and upwards,
Discussions | 18-22 and upwards | 10 years ago | 1199 views
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There have been many arguments for and against GM Foods, but the question still stands - are they potential saviors of mankind or a disaster waiting to happen? This award winning video covers a range of important issues, discussed by scientists with ....

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00:29:00

Nanotechnology

by Various Presenters
Nanotechnology
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 946 views
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What is nanotechnology? Will it change the world, as some have promised? What is all this about molecular machines in our blood? Let the Next Big Thing video on Nanotechnology explain all!

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00:29:00

Forever Young – How long can we live?

by Various Presenters
Forever Young – How long can we live?
for All ages,
Discussions | All ages | 10 years ago | 1266 views
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How long can we live, and how long do we want to live? Why do we change as we get old, and is there anything we can do to stop it? In this video the panel discuss ageing and some of the recent remarkable scientific advances that suggest ageing may no....

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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 | 954 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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00:29:00

Defying Death

by Various Presenters
Defying Death
for All ages,
Discussions | All ages | 10 years ago | 1074 views
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We can now expect to live longer than ever before, and if we get ill, we expect to be made better! However new threats continue to emerge.This presentation discusses tuberculosis and flu, new dangerous versions of old diseases, smoking and other life....

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