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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 | 7 years ago | 745 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 | 8 years ago | 1054 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 | 8 years ago | 1312 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 | 8 years ago | 1803 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 | 8 years ago | 1841 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 | 8 years ago | 12522 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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00:06:00

High Precision Atomic Mass Measurements

by Brianna Mount
High Precision Atomic Mass Measurements
for 14-19 and upwards,
Postgraduate presentations | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 1231 views
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The best in the world!

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01:08:00

Nobel Lives

by Sidney Brenner
Nobel Lives
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 2604 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 | 8 years ago | 1682 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 | 8 years ago | 1640 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 | 1156 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 | 1629 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 | 1229 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 | 1263 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 | 1126 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 | 1131 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

How to film the Earth from space

by Alex Baker
How to film the Earth from space
for All ages,
Postgraduate presentations | All ages | 8 years ago | 1153 views
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Two University of Sheffield students have recorded a video of the Earth from the edge of space, using homemade equipment and on a shoestring budget.

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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 | 1602 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 | 1474 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 | 981 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 | 1370 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 | 1505 views
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Discusses how Russia now makes its own Hollywood style blockbuster while retaining its cultural identity

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00:09:00

What do brain signals look like?

by Various Presenters
What do brain signals look like?
for 14-19 and upwards,
Postgraduate presentations | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 2256 views
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The Dept of Psychology at the University of Sheffield demonstrates how volunteers are used to record brain signals and how this is used in their research.

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00:05:00

Water – managing a fragile resource

by Various Presenters
Water – managing a fragile resource
for 14-19 and upwards,
Postgraduate presentations | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 1350 views
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Our research is focused the major challenges we face in the sustainable management of water, It draws together multidisciplinary teams - from scientists and engineers to town planners and architects - to work on all aspects of the water cycle, from c....

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