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  • 15 Aug 2019
    Les Kirkup and Student Credit: Mark Parry , Videographer
    Les Kirkup

    Watch: Where do students learn how to create an experiment?

    In this video Les Kirkup, author of Experimental Methods for Science and Engineering Students explains the need for students to develop a range of techniques and methods in their journey to becoming successful scientists and engineers .

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  • 18 Jul 2019
    James Zimring

    How Much Confidence Should We Place In Scientific Claims?

    James Zimring discusses the struggle of how to evaluate the claims of science in a world that demands an ever more rigorous consideration of how much confidence to put in such claims. Each of us is taught what science claims to be the case, but to what extent are we taught the basis for such claims – the strengths and pitfalls of science itself?

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  • 20 Jul 2017
    Denis Alexander

    Science and Religion – the View Both Ways

    “This is a ‘both-and’ book. Those who prefer confrontational ‘either-or’ discourse should look elsewhere”. This is how I conclude the Introduction of my recently published CUP book Genes, Determinism and God. The comment is leveled against those wishing to portray human personhood using either-or dichotomous language – such as nature/nurture or genes/environment – in the […]

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  • 13 Apr 2017
    Christopher Wright, Daniel Nyberg

    Putting Out Fire With Gasoline!

    Christopher Wright and Daniel Nyberg, authors of Climate Change, Capitalism and Corporations: Processes of Creative Self-Destruction, explore how climate change now represents an existential crisis.

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  • 12 Apr 2017
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    Fred D. Singer

    What is reality? – Why I’m Marching for Science on Earth Day

    On April 22 we march across the globe to celebrate and affirm the reality of our senses, the truth of our observations, and the beauty of our complicated world.

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  • 12 Apr 2017
    Make every day Earth Day
    Matt Lloyd

    Earth Day 2017 – Stay Educated #MarchForScience

    Join Publishing Director Matt Lloyd in celebrating Earth Day, 'Stay Educated with Cambridge' and help to spread scientific knowledge on issues in ecology, the environment, policy and governance. Join in the discussion with #EarthDay and maybe join a #MarchForScience in your area.

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  • 3 Apr 2017
    Moshe Israelashvili

    Prevention Science across the Globe

    Moshe Israelashvili & John L. Romano, editors of The Cambridge Handbook of International Prevention Science, introduce their recent title.

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  • 4 Jul 2016
    Professor David Walton discusses climate change in polar regions
    David W H Walton

    How is climate change affecting Polar Regions? Part 1 – Professor David Walton

    Professor David Walton, Cambridge author, Editor of Antarctic Science and Emeritus Fellow at the British Antarctic Survey talks about climate change in the polar regions and what opportunities there are to address climate change holistically. Come back next Monday to hear more from other top scientists in polar and climate science!

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