Tag: Science

Royal Society University Research Fellowship Scheme

Royal Society University Research Fellowship Scheme

What we’re looking for are the future leaders of the field. Why did I apply for the URF? Because it gives me an opportunity to become an independent researcher my field of research spans both computer science, genetics…

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Moral behavior in animals | Frans de Waal

Moral behavior in animals | Frans de Waal

I was born in Den Bosch, where the painter Hieronymus Bosch named himself after. And I’ve always been very fond of this painter who lived and worked in the 15th century. And what is interesting about him in…

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Feats of memory anyone can do | Joshua Foer

Feats of memory anyone can do | Joshua Foer

I’d like to invite you to close your eyes. Imagine yourself standing outside the front door of your home. I’d like you to notice the color of the door, the material that it’s made out of. Now visualize…

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A beginner’s guide to quantum computing | Shohini Ghose

A beginner’s guide to quantum computing | Shohini Ghose

Let’s play a game. Imagine that you are in Las Vegas, in a casino, and you decide to play a game on one of the casino’s computers, just like you might play solitaire or chess. The computer can…

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California’s Renewable Energy Problem

California’s Renewable Energy Problem

This episode of real engineering is brought to you by brilliant a problem solving website that teaches you to think like an engineer Money climate stabilization plans depend upon the power sector moving towards net zero carbon dioxide…

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ICPSR in Education – Teaching, Learning, & Research Experience!

ICPSR in Education – Teaching, Learning, & Research Experience!

We’ll get started on the presentation. Again, welcome to ICPSR in Education. Today we’re going to spend a little bit of time talking about a number of different kinds of tools that ICPSR has that can be used…

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My ICPSR is … Share your story about ICPSR’s impact!

My ICPSR is … Share your story about ICPSR’s impact!

ICPSR is a finalist for a National Medal for Museum and Library Service! We asked a bunch of people to fill in the blank. ICPSR is … … easy to use data! … the place for US Crime…

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ICPSR – Erik Austin talks about the early years of the Consortium

ICPSR – Erik Austin talks about the early years of the Consortium

Warren Miller didn’t have any trouble convincing scholars to use these resources. In the 1950s, the American National Election Study was a very hot commodity. In 1960, the book co-authored by Miller, Converse, Campbell, and Stokes, came out…

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Innovating to zero! | Bill Gates

Innovating to zero! | Bill Gates

I’m going to talk today about energy and climate. And that might seem a bit surprising, because my full-time work at the foundation is mostly about vaccines and seeds, about the things that we need to invent and…

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The Biology of Business

The Biology of Business

Long ago, humans realized that living things are made of cells. Moving, replicating, blobs of water, which, when arranged just right, produce a bigger blob that moves, and replicates, and makes YouTube videos. And then a biologist boarded…

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