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The 2018 Basil Hicks Lecture - Britain's Security: Maritime Strategy - What next? Sir Charles Montgomery, KBE, Former Director General of Border Force, and Honorary Graduate of the University of Sheffield

Thursday 8 November, Students' Union Auditorium We were delighted to welcome Vice Admiral Sir Charles Montgomery, KBE to the University on Thursday 8 November to deliver the Basil Hicks…

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The Sound of Science - Teaser

The Sound of Science - the flagship event from the 2018 Festival of the Mind at The University of Sheffield - is a unique combination of music, performance and science, that explores some of the most…

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10 billion: Research project: Drones, data and food security

Weeds represent a serious threat to global food security, contributing to significant losses in crop yields.In this video, Professor Robert Freckleton from the Department of Animal and Plant Sciences…

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How Are National Dietary Guidelines Researched and Set?

n this video, Professor Hilary Powers explains how national dietary guidelines are researched and set. Hilary is a member of the Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition (SACN), that advises Public…

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Understanding Nutrition Information on Food Packaging

Packaged foods can come with a bewildering amount of information on the packaging, and sometimes it can be difficult to tell what you’re getting. In this video, Peter explains the regulations…

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What Happens to the Food We Eat?

The nutrients that we need to strengthen muscle, maintain stable joints and keep bones strong are all contained within the food we eat. But these nutrients often occur in complex forms which are not…

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Policing Beyond the Police

Our understanding of policing is often state-centred and tends not to take into account the wide range of actors that undertake policing functions. In this video, Professor Adam Crawford, Director…

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Barbecued Sparrow, Anyone?

Megan Blake discusses her interest in urban food systems and how that lead her to slightly squeamish and very awkward encounter at a barbecue in Hong Kong.

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The Perfect Way to Share a Cake

Dr Eugenia Cheng shows how sibling negotiations and egalitarian sharing can be achieved using the Steinhaus cake cutting problem.

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The Perfect Stack of Maltesers

Dr Eugenia Cheng show us the well known "sphere packing problem", and in doing so helps us answer the important question - how many Maltesers can you pack in your mouth?

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The Perfect Mobius Bagel

Dr Eugenia Cheng explores the mathematical concept of the Möbius band in pursuit of creating an infinite bagel with cream cheese and salmon....

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The Perfect Puff Pastry

Dr Eugenia Cheng shows how a mathematical progression can transform three sheets of shortcrust into the perfect puff pastry...

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The Perfect Glass of Wine

What better way to complete our mathematical menu than with the perfect glass of wine....? Cheers Eugenia!

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The Perfect Cream Tea

Mathematical proof that clotted cream is better than whipped cream for putting on those scones....

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The Perfect Battenburg Cake

The paradox of turning your mattress over to ensure even wear from your pillow and cooking Battenberg cakes are linked by matrices - find out how.....

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