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Frances O'Grady: In Conversation

Frances became the General Secretary of the Trades Union Congress (TUC) in January 2013, the first woman ever to hold this post. With 54 affiliated unions representing 6.2 million working people from…

From  Graham McElearney on May 15th, 2017 0 likes 10 plays 0  

The State of Trust in Election Year

Sir Nigel’s lecture is based around the findings of the second Populus report, published last year by his firm, DLA Piper, which examined the state of trust between the political class,…

From  batchUser on May 15th, 2017 0 likes 21 plays 0  

After the Armistice: Europe's Turbulent Peace, 1919-1923

Why did all the hopes at the end of the First World War fade so rapidly in its immediate aftermath? Why was there such massive social, economic and political turmoil? Yet why, during the postwar…

From  batchUser on May 15th, 2017 0 likes 30 plays 0  

The Rise of Innovation Districts

Bruce visited Sheffield in January 2015, and spoke about the potential that Innovation Districts may have on a place like Sheffield, and the surrounding area. Bruce Katz is a global expert on the…

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Gluten Attack

Mankind may have existed in some progressive form for 2.5 million years, and it is only in the last 10,000 years that we have been exposed to wheat. Wheat was pivotal to mankind's development…

From  batchUser on April 26th, 2017 0 likes 24 plays 0  

On the Eve of Departure: Homelessness, Exile and Art

"In this public lecture, Edmund De Waal discusses place and displacement in poetry and the visual arts. His talk draws from his own family history and his practice as an artist and a writer.…

From  batchUser on April 25th, 2017 0 likes 26 plays 0  

Rt Hon John Bercow, Speaker of the House of Commons

The 2016 Sir Bernard Crick Annual Lecture was delivered by The Speaker of the House of Commons, the Rt Hon John Bercow MP. The Speaker spoke to the topic of 'Designing for Democracy', and…

From  Technology Enhanced Learning on April 4th, 2017 0 likes 25 plays 0  

Tristram Hunt MP: New Politics for New Times

During this public lecture, the now former MP for Stoke-on-Trent Central makes his first public statement on the challenges facing the Labour Party, on his decision not to stand as a leadership…

From  Technology Enhanced Learning on April 4th, 2017 0 likes 5 plays 0  

Great Ideas of Biology by Sir Paul Nurse

Sir Paul Nurse was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 2001, and until 30th November 2015 was the President of the Royal Society. Three of the great ideas of biology are the gene…

From  Technology Enhanced Learning on April 4th, 2017 0 likes 13 plays 0  

A Crime Against Humanity by Sir Richard Roberts

Sir Richard Roberts was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1993. European non-governmental organisations and politicians have declared that genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are…

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