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November 2017

Winton Programme for the Physics of Sustainability

9 November @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Cavendish Laboratory, 19 JJ Thomson Avenue
Cambridge, CB3 0HE United Kingdom
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The sixth annual Winton Symposium will be held on November 9, 2017 at the Cavendish Laboratory on the theme of “Energy Storage and Distribution”. Storage and distribution of energy is seen as the missing link between intermittent renewable energy and reliability of supply.  Current technologies that are being deployed have considerable headroom for improvements in performance, with the symposium speakers discussing some of the many new technologies that are being explored and how understanding the basic science of these can…

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How Science Got Women Wrong

21 November @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Imperial College, Exhibition Road
London, SW7 2AZ United Kingdom
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Department of Life Sciences Equal Opportunities Committee presents 'How Science Got Women Wrong' For centuries, scientists have told us that women are biologically inferior to men, that they are intellectually less capable, sexually more chaste, and naturally designed to be homemakers and caregivers. Why? Science journalist Angela Saini, author of Inferior: How Science Got Women Wrong and the New Research That’s Rewriting the Story, has investigated the science behind the gender stereotypes and argues that bias and prejudice have tainted research,…

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December 2017

Global Health Film Festival

8 December - 9 December
Barbican Centre, Silk Street
London , EC2Y 8DS United Kingdom
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Film plays a unique role in today’s society. It is an art form, a language, an educational tool, a method of information delivery, and a vehicle for social marketing.  Film has the power to communicate stories, to stir emotions, to inspire, to encourage action and to redress inequities in health. The primary objective of the Global Health Film initiative is to use film as a catalyst for discussion and for change. Our activities include an annual Global Health Film Festival, this year…

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