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Boosting the Brain: how far would you go?

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Cambridge Festival of Ideas Panel Discussion with Prof. Barbara Sahakian, Prof. Raymond Tallis, Revd Dr Alasdair Coles and Dr Pete Moore

Collection: Faraday Institute Lectures

Institution: Faraday Institute

Created: Mon 4 Nov 2013


Creating sound art and sound installation at the Festival of Ideas 2010

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Listen in on a sound art and sound installations workshop for teenagers and adults led by composer, sound artist and educator Duncan Chapman.
This event was presented on...

Collection: Festival of Ideas 2010 at Anglia Ruskin University

Institution: Temporary Employment Service

Created: Tue 30 Nov 2010


Fiction, emotion and imagination

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Dr Cain Todd looks at the philosophical problem of why we have emotional responses to fictional artworks and whether there may be a distinctive class of 'aesthetic emotions'. ...

Collection: Fiction, emotion and imagination

Institution: Faculty of Philosophy

Created: Mon 1 Nov 2010


From hieroglyphs to txt at the Cambridge Festival of Ideas

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In this clip, Bert Vaux explains the origins of some place names including 'Cambridge'.
Dr Bert Vaux and Dr James Clackson examine different writing systems from ancient times to...

Collection: Festival of Ideas 2010

Institution: Office of External Affairs and Communications

Created: Mon 1 Nov 2010


From hieroglyphs to txt at the Cambridge Festival of Ideas, clip 2

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In this extract, James Clackson examines the origin of writing in the Middle East.
Dr Bert Vaux and Dr James Clackson examine different writing systems from ancient times to the...

Collection: Festival of Ideas 2010

Institution: Office of External Affairs and Communications

Created: Mon 1 Nov 2010


From hieroglyphs to txt at the Cambridge Festival of Ideas, clip 3

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James Clackson examines the transition from early symbolic writing systems to the modern alphabet.
Dr Bert Vaux and Dr James Clackson examine different writing systems from...

Collection: Festival of Ideas 2010

Institution: Office of External Affairs and Communications

Created: Mon 1 Nov 2010


Good parenting: an evidence based perspective at the Festival of Ideas, clip 1

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The issue of problem behaviour in teenagers.
This session reviews the evidence concerning parenting in the diverse range of families that characterise society, as well as drawing...

Collection: Festival of Ideas 2010

Institution: Office of External Affairs and Communications

Created: Wed 3 Nov 2010


Good parenting: an evidence based perspective at the Festival of Ideas, clip 2

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New family forms.
This session reviewed evidence concerning parenting in the diverse range of families that characterise contemporary society, as well as drawing out lessons for...

Collection: Festival of Ideas 2010

Institution: Office of External Affairs and Communications

Created: Wed 3 Nov 2010


Good parenting: an evidence based perspective at the Festival of Ideas, clip 3

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Ongoing child development
This session reviewed evidence concerning parenting in the diverse range of families that characterise contemporary society, as well as drawing out...

Collection: Festival of Ideas 2010

Institution: Office of External Affairs and Communications

Created: Wed 3 Nov 2010


Jacqueline Wilson at the Festival of Ideas, clip 1

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Jacqueline Wilson talks about how she began writing.
The acclaimed children's author who created the famous Tracy Beaker, spoke about her life and works at the Cambridge Festival...

Collection: Festival of Ideas 2010

Institution: Office of External Affairs and Communications

Created: Wed 27 Oct 2010


Jacqueline Wilson at the Festival of Ideas, clip 2

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Jacqueline Wilson explains how she started writing teenage fiction at the Cambridge Festival of Ideas 2010.

Collection: Festival of Ideas 2010

Institution: Office of External Affairs and Communications

Created: Tue 26 Oct 2010


Jacqueline Wilson at the Festival of Ideas, Clip 3

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Jacqueline Wilson explains how 'Tracey Beaker's' name came about.

Collection: Festival of Ideas 2010

Institution: Office of External Affairs and Communications

Created: Tue 26 Oct 2010


Life on other planets at the Festival of Ideas, clip 2

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Lord Rees investigates whether we go into space ourselves.
Astronomer Royal Martin Rees believes that planets resembling Earth may be discovered in the next two to three years –...

Collection: Festival of Ideas 2010

Institution: Office of External Affairs and Communications

Created: Mon 1 Nov 2010


Life on other planets at the Festival of Ideas, clip 3

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'Will we send more people into space?'
Astronomer Royal Martin Rees believes that planets resembling Earth may be discovered in the next two to three years – although it may take...

Collection: Festival of Ideas 2010

Institution: Office of External Affairs and Communications

Created: Mon 1 Nov 2010


Life on other planets at the Festival of Ideas, clip 4

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Astronomer Royal Martin Rees believes that planets resembling Earth may be discovered in the next two to three years – although it may take a further 20 years before we are able...

Collection: Festival of Ideas 2010

Institution: Office of External Affairs and Communications

Created: Mon 1 Nov 2010


Life on other planets, clip 1

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Here, Lord Rees explains who Hermann Bondi was.
Astronomer Royal Martin Rees believes that planets resembling Earth may be discovered in the next two to three years – although it...

Collection: Festival of Ideas 2010

Institution: Office of External Affairs and Communications

Created: Mon 1 Nov 2010


Linda Colley speaks about 'When the British Constitution becomes un-written' at the Festival of Ideas

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Linda Colley explains why Britain does not have a written consitution.

Britain, it is often claimed, is the world's only democracy without a written constitution. Yet,...

Collection: Festival of Ideas 2010

Institution: Office of External Affairs and Communications

Created: Tue 26 Oct 2010


Linda Colley speaks about 'When the British Constitution becomes un-written' at the Festival of Ideas, Clip 2

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Linda Colley explains about the British Charter.

Britain, it is often claimed, is the world's only democracy without a written constitution. Yet, historically, Britain has...

Collection: Festival of Ideas 2010

Institution: Office of External Affairs and Communications

Created: Tue 26 Oct 2010


Linda Colley speaks about 'When the British Constitution becomes un-written' at the Festival of Ideas, Clip 3

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Linda Colley explains the British influence on constitution design.

Britain, it is often claimed, is the world's only democracy without a written constitution. Yet,...

Collection: Festival of Ideas 2010

Institution: Office of External Affairs and Communications

Created: Tue 26 Oct 2010


Notebook project

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An artist, radio producer, curator and poet describe their use of creative notebooks.

Collection: Featured content

Institution: Office of External Affairs and Communications

Created: Wed 22 Oct 2008


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