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Debating Dark Matter: Axions and WIMPS

It's thought that dark matter makes up 85% of the universe, but to date there has been no conclusive proof of its existence. In this podcast, University of Sheffield particle physicists…

From  Robert Cooke on November 8th, 2018 0 likes 51 plays 0  

Can we afford to help?

Can the UK afford to help the refugees coming to Europe from Syria and other countries in the Middle East? Or would this strain the resources of the country? James Lewis, PhD candidate at…

From  Tom Foster on September 27th, 2017 0 likes 99 plays 0  

Will allowing refugees in endanger the UK?

Many people sympathise with those they consider to be “genuine” refugees, but they are concerned that hidden amongst them, there will be terrorists who wish to commit violent acts. Over…

From  Tom Foster on September 26th, 2017 0 likes 64 plays 0  

Are they really refugees?

Are the people we see on the news, trying to cross borders or seeking asylum in the UK really refugees? Or do they just want to find better jobs and living conditions? Are they really desperate for…

From  Tom Foster on September 26th, 2017 0 likes 101 plays 0  

Is the City of Sanctuary movement undemocratic?

The aim of the City of Sanctuary movement is to foster a culture of hospitality for people seeking safety in the United Kingdom, especially refugees fleeing war, religious persecution, and ethnic…

From  Tom Foster on September 25th, 2017 0 likes 89 plays 0  

Polaritons: light-matter coupling for new technologies

The essential concept of what polaritons are and how they can be used to replace current technology are explained in this short video. Polaritons are not only interesting for possible future…

From  batchUser on April 26th, 2017 0 likes 5 plays 0  

Are refugees a threat to the British way of life?

Josh Forstenzer is the Vice-Chancellor's Fellow for the Public Benefit of Higher Education. In this short video essay, Josh discusses the refugee crisis and the effect this may have on the UK,…

From  Tom Foster on December 15th, 2016 0 likes 45 plays 0  

Is the responsibility to help ours?

Jules Holroyd explains the moral imperative for helping refugees. Jules is a Vice Chancellor's Fellow at the University of Sheffield, and her research focusses on topics exploring moral…

From  Graham McElearney on October 11th, 2016 0 likes 205 plays 0