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The Ursula Project

by Various Presenters
The Ursula Project
for 14-19 and upwards,
Postgraduate presentations | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 1240 views
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A very inter-disciplinary approach to studying urban rivers.

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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 | 1342 views
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A panel of 3 academics answer questions from school-children about their lives and research

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00:31:00

Optical Coherence Tomography : The quest for Contrast

by Steven Matcher
Optical Coherence Tomography : The quest for Contrast
for 18-22 and upwards,
Postgraduate presentations | 18-22 and upwards | 8 years ago | 2733 views
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A survey of this useful technique

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Tisue Engineering of the Cleft Palate

by Frazer Bye
Tisue Engineering of the Cleft Palate
for 18-22 and upwards,
Postgraduate presentations | 18-22 and upwards | 8 years ago | 1139 views
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Overview of research that seeks to find a better intervention to correct a cleft palate

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Reducing bone cell loss

by Various Presenters
Reducing bone cell loss
for 18-22 and upwards,
Discussions | 18-22 and upwards | 8 years ago | 9440 views
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Stimulating bone cells to combat bone cell loss

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Rivers of pleasure

by Various Presenters
Rivers of pleasure
for 18-22 and upwards,
Postgraduate presentations | 18-22 and upwards | 8 years ago | 1343 views
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Developing river environments for social use

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Microscopy and Materials

by Mark Rainforth
Microscopy and Materials
for 18-22 and upwards,
Postgraduate presentations | 18-22 and upwards | 8 years ago | 993 views
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How microscopy is used to improve materials

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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 | 1202 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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00:10:00

Quantum Phase Transitions in Spin 1 Compounds

by Narpinder Kaur
Quantum Phase Transitions in Spin 1 Compounds
for 22 and upwards,
Postgraduate presentations | 22 and upwards | 11 years ago | 1394 views
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A spin-1 compound based on a Cr(IV) ion and associated ligands was analyzed for quantum phase transitions at extremely low (20mK - 2.0K) temperatures and high (12 T-18 T) magnetic field strengths. This research was performed in conjunction with the N....

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00:05:00

Development of Carbon Nanotube Based Materials

by Darryl Ventura
Development of Carbon Nanotube Based Materials
for 22 and upwards,
Postgraduate presentations | 22 and upwards | 11 years ago | 1298 views
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Darryl Ventura presents his research into developing functional carbon nanotube based materials.

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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 | 1356 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 | 1360 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 | 1003 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 | 1173 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 | 1391 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 | 1169 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 | 1491 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 | 1327 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 | 1414 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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00:29:00

The Theory of Everything

by Various Presenters
The Theory of Everything
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 12 years ago | 1140 views
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Are we on the verge of that holy grail of science, a single theory that explains everything from planets to atomic particles, and if we ever get there, will it be the end, or the beginning of physics?  Physicists have theories covering everything fr....

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00:29:00

Endless Energy

by Various Presenters
Endless Energy
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 12 years ago | 1409 views
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How green are you prepared to be? Burning fossil fuel is choking our planet with carbon dioxide, but would you stop using petrol or allow wind farms to be built in your back yard? Is it finally time for renewable energy to stop being the alternative ....

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00:29:00

Is There Anybody Out There?

by Various Presenters
Is There Anybody Out There?
for All ages,
Discussions | All ages | 12 years ago | 1204 views
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Is there life out there? Either on other worlds, deep space, or even deep in our oceans that we haven't encountered yet? Our panel of experts discusses the possibilities, and if there is life, what it may be like.

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Voyage to the Bottom of the Deep

by Various Presenters
Voyage to the Bottom of the Deep
for All ages,
Discussions | All ages | 12 years ago | 1031 views
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We are only just developing the technology necessary to probe deep beneath our oceans. Contrary to earlier expectations, we are finding whole new ecosystems of life. Are the ocean depths the next new frontier? Over half the surface of the earth is co....

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Predicting Personality

by Various Presenters
Predicting Personality
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 12 years ago | 1869 views
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To what extent is our personality dictated by our genetic makeup? Groundbreaking new research in the fields of genetics and MRI Scanning are only now making it possible to tackle these questions, and the results are sometimes surprising. What makes u....

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