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Dr David Doddington (Cardiff University); 'The best man whipped and the other one took it': violence, honour, and solidarity in US slave communities

Public Lecture by Dr David Doddington (Cardiff University) Meadows Lecture Theatre, 10 May 2019, 17:15-18:30 'The best man whipped and the other one took it': violence, honour, and…

From  Muireann Crowley on May 21st, 2019 0 likes 9 plays 0  

Professor Beverly Lemire: 'Material technologies of empire: tobacco, textiles and race in everyday Scottish life'

'Material technologies of empire: tobacco, textiles and race in everyday Scottish life'A public lecture by Professor Beverly Lemire, University of Alberta The Matter of Slavery in Scotland,…

From  Muireann Crowley on April 29th, 2019 0 likes 17 plays 0  

Professor Jennifer Morgan: 'Reckoning with slavery: kinship and capitalism in the early Black Atlantic'

'Reckoning with slavery: kinship and capitalism in the early Black Atlantic' A public lecture by Professor Jennifer Morgan 2019 Slavery Lecture for the Edinburgh Centre for Global…

From  Muireann Crowley on April 26th, 2019 0 likes 21 plays 0  

Inventing Medical Devices: The Hypodermic Needle That Can See

Fiona Denison, MRC Centre for Reproductive Health, Marc Desmulliez, Heriot-Watt UniversityA major challenge in therapy is to ensure that drugs are precisely delivered to the right place in the body.…

From  Peter Crooks on December 17th, 2018 0 likes 30 plays 0  

It’s a Dogslife – using the web to understand dogs’ health over their lifetime

It’s a Dogslife – using the web to understand dogs’ health over their lifetimeDylan Clements, Carys Pugh, Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary StudiesA quarter of UK households own…

From  Peter Crooks on November 19th, 2018 1 likes 25 plays 0  

Moving towards rabies elimination in Africa and Asia –a ‘One Health’ approach to help animals and humans

Moving towards rabies elimination in Africa and Asia –a ‘One Health’ approach to help animals and humansRichard Mellanby, Stella Mazeri, Clinical Veterinary ResearchRabies is a…

From  Peter Crooks on October 11th, 2018 0 likes 47 plays 0  

Liver cancer: the impending epidemic

The number of people diagnosed with liver cancer in the UK is 10 times higher now than it was at the end of the 1970s. It continues to be seen as a cancer caused by alcoholism and a high risk…

From  Peter Crooks on March 26th, 2018 0 likes 62 plays 0  

The effect of being born early on children and young people

Being born too soon or too small affects around 15 million babies around the world each year. Some of these babies grow and develop well, while others experience difficulties with development and…

From  Peter Crooks on March 1st, 2018 0 likes 80 plays 0  

A fat lot of good! Appendicitis and the benefits of specialised fat tissue

Appendicitis is the most common abdominal emergency needing surgery. One in 13 people will suffer from appendicitis at some point in their lives. During appendicitis, the appendix becomes inflamed…

From  Peter Crooks on January 30th, 2018 0 likes 85 plays 0  

Strange Bedfellows, Aidan Sims Public Lecture, June 2017

In June 2017, ICMS hosted a workshop on Applications of operator algebras: order, disorder and symmetry. As part of the workshop Aidan Sims, University of Wollongong gave a public lecture. The…

From  Dawn Wasley on December 11th, 2017 0 likes 18 plays 0  

Vitamin D: hope or hype?

Speakers Richard Mellanby, and Iris Mair, MRC Centre for Inflammation ResearchInterest in vitamin D has rapidly grown in recent years with numerous studies linking a lack of vitamin D to the…

From  Peter Crooks on November 16th, 2017 0 likes 166 plays 0  

Inaugural lecture: Confronting the microbial menace in our food

Farmed animals are vital to global food security but can transmit harmful microbes to humans through the food chain.Among these are bacteria such as Salmonella, Campylobacter and E. coli that cause…

From  Peter Crooks on November 16th, 2017 0 likes 121 plays 0  

Inaugural lecture: Imaging - much more than a pretty picture

Images surround us. They permeate our physical and virtual spaces. They also populate somewhat less conspicuous, but important territories.Images underpin a large variety of research - from clinical…

From  Peter Crooks on November 15th, 2017 0 likes 49 plays 0  

Inaugural lecture: This is your life - hormones matter

Professor Rebecca Reynolds is Professor of Metabolic Medicine at the University of Edinburgh. Her research focuses on understanding the mechanisms underpinning the link between a baby’s growth…

From  Peter Crooks on November 14th, 2017 0 likes 30 plays 0  

"The fish school of life: learning to mend the spinal cord" - inaugural lecture by Professor Catherina Becker.

Professor Catherina Becker shows what happens in the brains and spinal cords of zebrafish that allows them to repair even fully paralysing injuries. Recorded 25 September 2017.

From  Nicholas Kelly on October 2nd, 2017 0 likes 31 plays 0  

Professor Jim Hough: The Engineering Challenges of Detecting Gravitational Waves (MP3 Audio)

Professor Jim Hough, OBE, FRS, FRSE, FInstP, FAPS, FRAS The Engineering Challenges of Detecting gravitational waves A century ago, Albert Einstein published his General Theory of Relativity and…

From  Billy Rosendale on May 4th, 2017 0 likes 13 plays 0