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01:14:00

About Time

by Various Presenters
About Time
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 1621 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 | 8 years ago | 1145 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 | 8 years ago | 1616 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 | 8 years ago | 1219 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 | 8 years ago | 1248 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 | 8 years ago | 1115 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 | 8 years ago | 1122 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 | 8 years ago | 1586 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 | 8 years ago | 1454 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 | 8 years ago | 970 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 | 8 years ago | 1355 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 | 8 years ago | 1487 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 | 8 years ago | 1332 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 | 8 years ago | 9383 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 | 11 years ago | 1153 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 | 12 years ago | 1341 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 | 12 years ago | 1346 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 | 12 years ago | 991 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 | 12 years ago | 1163 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 | 12 years ago | 1382 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 | 12 years ago | 1154 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 | 12 years ago | 1474 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 | 12 years ago | 1317 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 | 12 years ago | 1395 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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