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  1. Möbius and his Band - Professor Raymond Flood

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    Many people have heard of the Möbius band, a one-sided surface, but the work of August Möbius was more far reaching than just inventing a topological curiosity. His work in geometry, celestial…

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      • Professionally 'Green': Environmental Challenges and UK Professional Bodies - Professor Carolyn Roberts

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        Many of the UK's professional bodies have an explicit or implicit environmental remit (such as the 'Chartered Institute of Environmental Management & Assessment') but others, less…

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        • The Beginning and the End: Images of the Universe - Dr Valerie Shrimplin

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          Creation and Last Judgement, or Big Bang and Gravitational Collapse? Science has gradually explained away many cosmological phenomena that have been the cause of spiritual faith, but explanations…

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          • The Idealist View of Reality - Professor Keith Ward

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            There are competing philosophical views of reality. Main contenders are: common sense, reductive materialism, radical empiricism, and idealism. The lecture will review these, and defend an idealist…

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            • Fine Tuning Out of Control - Professor Jagjit Chadha

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              If the economy was to be regulated like a mechanism, what rules might be used to govern its fine-tuning? A number of insights have arisen on the importance of rules, gradualism and choice of instrument…

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              • The Nature of Human Violence - Professor Gwen Adshead

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                In this lecture, Professor Gwen Adshead will explore current conceptualisations of violence, using criminological, penal and psychological perspectives. She will discuss why rates of violence appear…

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                • The Neurology of Neglect and Violence - Professor Gwen Adshead

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                  An extract from a lecture entitied 'The Nature of Human Violence'. Professor Gwen Adshead explains the importance of discovering evidence of neglect within the brain in infants as quickly…

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                  • Are Video Games Bad for Children? - Professor Gwen Adshead

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                    An extract from a lecture entitled 'The Nature of Human Violence'. Professor Adshead addresses a question from the audience concerning the influence of violent video games on young minds. The…

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                    • The Affects of Adverse Childhood Conditions - Professor Gwen Adshead

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                      An extract from a lecture entitled 'The Nature of Human Violence'. Professor Adshead explains the details of a study on a group of incarcerated young men in Florida and the effects of an…

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                      • The Early Universe - Professor Carolin Crawford

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                        We shall look at what happened during the ‘dark ages’ that span the period between the Big Bang and the first galaxies, and see how the very early Universe came to resemble the one we…

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                        • The Rise in Life Expectancy - Professor Christopher Whitty

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                          An extract from a lecture entitled 'The Shape of Things to Come'. Professor Whitty takes a closer look at why people are living longer. The full video of this lecture can be viewed on…

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