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The 2015 Strategic Defence And Security Review – Lord Robertson of Port Ellen

This is the 2015 Peter Nailor Memorial Lecture on Defence: gresham.ac.uk/lectures-and-events/the-2015-strategic-defence-and-security-review-and-its-implications Lord Robertson, former UK Defence Secretary and Secretary General of NATO, will discuss the Review and its importance and ...
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Explaining Relativity with a Pencil – Professor Raymond Flood

If there’s a professor who’s able to explain relativity to explain Relativity with just a pencil in three minutes, it’s Professor Raymond Flood. In fact he does exactly that here ...
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Life is Short; Have an Affair with a Robot… – Professor Martyn Thomas

Whilst discussing the potential harm caused by cyber security flaws, Professor Thomas mentions the Ashley Madison hack. You can enjoy the full lecture on our website: gresham.ac.uk/lectures-and... Gresham College has ...
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Einstein and the Photo-Electric Effect – Professor Raymond Flood

Professor Raymond Flood explains Einstein’s contribution to our understanding of the photoelectric effect. This talk combines Professor Flood’s brilliant style with a look at some of the ground-breaking work of ...
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Should We Trust Computers – Professor Martyn Thomas

The Inaugural lecture of the newest Gresham Professorship, this post will focus on Information technology and is held by Martyn Thomas: gresham.ac.uk/lectures-and-events/should-we-trust-computers Computers and software have transformed the world in ...
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A Body in a Suitcase: Choose Your Housemates Carefully – Professor Carolyn Roberts

In this short extract from her recent lecture on the science of bodies floating in rivers and canals, Professor Carolyn Roberts discusses the facts and outcome of a particular case ...
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A Body in the River – Professor Carolyn Roberts

Professor Roberts describes her work with UK police forces: gresham.ac.uk/lectures-and-events/a-body-in-the-river-the-application-of-environment-science-in-murder The bodies of murder victims, whole or in pieces, often end up in rivers or canals. Carolyn Roberts' work as ...
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Death Control: The last taboo? – Part 2

Euthanasia, whilst becoming a more frequent topic for comment in the Press, is still viewed with as much suspicion as eugenics a hundred years ago. Ethical issues, legal and financial ...
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Elizabethan Merchant Ships and Shipbuilding

Elizabeth's galleons and other warships have attracted much attention, but a strong and diverse shipbuilding capability and merchant fleet were the foundations of Tudor seapower. This lecture not only covers ...
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What Makes A Successful Global Financial Centre?

Financial centres have existed since antiquity, from the legendary entrepôts of Babylon, Samarkand, Constantinople, Marrakech or Timbuktu through to London and New York City vying for today's top spot. But ...
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