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Soil Recovery by Re-use

by Akira Ise
Soil Recovery by Re-use
for 14-19 and upwards,
Highschool presentations | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 946 views
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Aki decribes her experiments in improving soils using various buffering materials.

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Is Nano-Silicon Brittle or Ductile?

by Daiming Tang
Is Nano-Silicon Brittle or Ductile?
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 1219 views
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This presentation compares the mechanical properties of bulk- and nano-silicon.

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Advanced anode materials and their storage mechanisms at atomic level

by Xi Wang
Advanced anode materials and their storage mechanisms at atomic level
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 1022 views
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The choice of material for anodes in cells is often of critical importance to their functioning.  This talk looks in detail at their behaviour at the atomic level.

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Longboard chemistry

by Jonathan Hare
Longboard chemistry
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 1470 views
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How the production of new polymers has made long- and skate-boarding possible.

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Developing new solar cells – cheaper, or more efficient?

by Neil Greenham
Developing new solar cells – cheaper, or more efficient?
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 1036 views
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Using solar cells to convert sunlight to electricity is an attractive way to reduce carbon emissions, but solar cells are still too expensive to be installed on the scale required. The next generation of solar cells aim to solve this problem using st....

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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 | 7 years ago | 1545 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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What’s in my stuff?

by Hywel Jones
What’s in my stuff?
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 7 years ago | 950 views
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Sustainability is not just about carbon or carbon dioxide, it is also about the sustainable use of the planet's finite mineral and material resources. The availability, affordability and sustainable of supply of a number of important chemical element....

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00:40:00

Future Cities

by Richard Miller
Future Cities
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 7 years ago | 817 views
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Dr Richard Miller, Head of Sustainability at the UK's Technology Strategy Board, speaks about the problems we are facing in our cities and current ways in which these are being addressed.  He gives examples of how chemists and small-medium sized ent....

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Our Light Materials

by Howard Colquhoun
Our Light Materials
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 7 years ago | 1267 views
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In the 21st century, even the toughest of metals are now being replaced by synthetic carbon-based materials that are so strong, light, and resistant to high temperatures that they can be used in the construction of high-performance aircraft.  How....

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Watts New with Clean Energy? Batteries Included

by Saiful Islam
Watts New with Clean Energy? Batteries Included
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 7 years ago | 947 views
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This talk shows how scientists use structural and modelling techniques to help understand the fascinating properties of crystalline materials.

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Sustainable materials: with both eyes open

by Julian Allwood
Sustainable materials: with both eyes open
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 7 years ago | 1551 views
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One third of the world's carbon emissions are emitted by industry. Most industrial emissions relate to producing materials, and steel and cement are by far the most important contributors. The industries that make materials are energy-intensive, so h....

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Radicals in Chemistry and Life

by Naresh Dalal
Radicals in Chemistry and Life
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 7 years ago | 4203 views
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Naresh Dalal gives the Lawton Lecture at FSU, describing the many ways in which the study of species with unpaired electrons can help in our understanding of materials and biochemical processes.

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